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Made in (Deunionized) America: Despite Closings at Ford, GM, and Delphi, New Auto Parts Industry Springing Up in Michigan

Industry experts from Wall Street to Washington are busy writing the obituary of the U.S. auto industry — but someone needs to tell the Motor City.  In sharp contrast to the current wave of buyouts at Ford, General Motors, and Delphi, new auto parts plants continue to spring up across Southeast Michigan. Conditions in these […]

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Delphi Worker by Jim West

Auto Workers Plan Public and In-Plant Resistance to Wage Cuts

“This is why we’re fighting,” this Delphi worker said, carrying her grandson on a picket line in Flint. Photo: Jim West. Rank-and-file United Auto Workers members stepped up their organizing efforts in December, forming a group called Soldiers of Solidarity (SOS) and planning actions to confront concessions. Meanwhile, auto parts maker Delphi pushed back the […]

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