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    :: Tuesday, December 13, 2005 ::

    Who Is To Blame for Auto Industry’s Woes? - by Dianne Feeley, Labor Notes
    Quality is another area in which management makes bad decisions. At plant-level “town hall” meetings, workers inevitably point to poor quality—bad parts coming in from non-union suppliers, foremen accepting parts that should be scrapped, or management’s prioritizing speed above quality.

    Ford alone spent $500 million in recalling bad parts in the first three quarters of 2006.

    While concessions are demanded from workers, management has found bankruptcy a convenient tool to both restructure corporations and reward itself.
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