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Omaha Steve

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Mon Dec 3, 2018, 06:04 PM Dec 2018

Worker: GM Told Us About Plant Closing By Playing A Video In The Break Room [View all]

Sahid Fawaz November 30, 2018
You would think that an event as devastating to workers and their community as a plant closing would be handled with some tact by GM.

But according to workers, the announcement was made known to workers via a video shown in the break room.

In an interview with Vox, Nanette Senters described her work at the Lordstown, OH GM plant: one of the five plants that GM will close.

‘I work in the body shop; it’s basically the metal assembly division. I assemble pieces and parts in the car doors. I work like a human robot every day, but none of us mind working hard. We have good benefits and pay.’

FULL story: http://labor411.org/411-blog/worker-gm-told-us-about-plant-closing-by-playing-a-video-in-the-break-room/
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Our WH Resident's Bestie... libdem4life Dec 2018 #1
Security will now escort you to the parking lot... pecosbob Dec 2018 #2
And, Happy Holidays! appalachiablue Dec 2018 #19
One, the fact that some racists issues have showed up at one of their plants. rockfordfile Dec 2018 #3
"Oh, and by the way, Merry Christmas." lpbk2713 Dec 2018 #4
A HR former co-worker of mine told me that a friend of hers KCDebbie Dec 2018 #5
I'm not saying it's right ... lpbk2713 Dec 2018 #6
The point I was trying to make is that it's sick KCDebbie Dec 2018 #11
Understood lpbk2713 Dec 2018 #13
Right? If they don't want them coming in the building they could just call and let them know Luciferous Dec 2018 #16
you mean the Southern Pacific Railroad Internal NeTwork? lapfog_1 Dec 2018 #27
I said Run Fast and I meant Run Fast! KCDebbie Dec 2018 #31
"Chevy family" advertisements Hermit-The-Prog Dec 2018 #7
I noticed the same thing and felt the same way. Kinda sickening. Ohiogal Dec 2018 #29
A lot of GM and Ford cars are sold in China. The Trump trade wars and tariffs on steel prices still_one Dec 2018 #8
The U.S. is reducing greenhouse gases. former9thward Dec 2018 #10
Oh please. Trump has done everything Obama did to reduce green house gasses, by removing all the still_one Dec 2018 #12
No, China does not have any interest in reducing gases. former9thward Dec 2018 #15
Are you suggesting that because other countries are worse polluters we should follow their example? still_one Dec 2018 #17
Ford and GM are pretty much "all in" Takket Dec 2018 #20
I know, but that is at least 5 years or more down the road, and unlike Tesla which has the still_one Dec 2018 #22
Ok, how should it be done? former9thward Dec 2018 #9
No, but instead of playing a video they could of had a person from HR go to the plants affected, and still_one Dec 2018 #18
Odd that can only perceive two possibilities. LanternWaste Dec 2018 #28
You are right OS it is a rotten way to do it. The auto industry isn't the only one to handle still_one Dec 2018 #14
Yes. Likely a trend. nt Blue_true Dec 2018 #21
but it would NOT have been a big deal for them to send a live representative to the impacted plants, still_one Dec 2018 #23
I agree. GM must have hundreds of personnel people. Blue_true Dec 2018 #24
GM is killing the best car the ever made, the Volt JCMach1 Dec 2018 #25
Yes, the Volt rules extvbroadcaster Dec 2018 #30
in telecom company that went bk...after emerging company wide video hookup dembotoz Dec 2018 #26
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