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    :: Saturday, March 10, 2007 ::

    If Honda Ruled The World - by Todd M. Jordan, Future of the Union Blog Archive
    Honda was hailed by Governor Daniels and business leaders as a great opportunity for Indiana. Honda boasted about how they make the most profits per vehicle in the auto industry. What they did not boast or hail about was Honda's industry wide record for worker injuries. Honda, according to reports from the United Auto Workers Union, injured workers at four to ten times the rate of comparable union represented plants.

    According to another report in 2002 by UAW organizers, Honda accounted for over one percent of all reported ergonomic injuries in all industries in the United States from 1998-2000, peaking at 1.25 percent in 2000. Does that sound like a good "opportunity" for hard working Hoosiers and their families? The dread of mommy clocking in everyday not knowing if they will loose a limb in the factory or be fired as a result of it does not sound like a company with Hoosier values.
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    Uhh, you're quoting numbers from the UAW concerning non-union plants that they've been rigorously trying to organize (and failing, btw)? You might want to reconsider your source...
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