General Motors is struggling to survive, Chrysler has eliminated a shift in Windsor, yet the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) executive says that it can’t make wage concessions?
Some CAW members get 10 weeks paid vacation, family law legal fees, fully funded pensions and a good wage. Yet these people expect other Canadians to underwrite the “largest unsecured loan in Canadian history.” The federal government is not in the business of saving businesses, nor is the Canadian taxpayer.
The car industry –as it exists now — in Canada is dead. If automakers and their unions are willing to make the industry viable, they can. But don’t expect other Canadians to keep propping up a failed industry. I say if they don’t want to help themselves why should we. Simple as that. My Opinion Only