UAW Wants a Seat at the Table, the GM Board Table

The UAW, the auto workers union, is looking to get a seat on the board of GM.

The United Auto Workers union wants a seat on General Motors Corp.’s board in exchange for money- saving concessions to help U.S. carmakers win federal aid, a local president said.

The union “seeks an equity stake in the company, most likely in the form of a seat on the board of directors,” President Marc McQuillen said in a posting on Local 2404’s Web site. A UAW spokesman, Roger Kerson, said he didn’t have an immediate comment. A GM spokeswoman, Sherrie Childers Arb, also had no immediate comment.

I hope they get it for lord knows they are giving a lot of concessions and should be given some power in the future direction of the company.

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Robert, perhaps we need a break from anonymous unverified posters for a while.

Oh, on edit the next morning, I finally realized that this wasn't actually an anonymous post- there's an x-rated link underneath the word "Anonymous".....what good does it do a spammer if you can't find the link to click on?!?!?!?

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