By Frank Hammer, October 21, 2019 It’s clear that GM wants the terms of the tentative contract with the UAW; it’s willing to pony up $11,000 per worker for a “yes” vote ($3,000 more than in 2015), and even $4,500 per “temporary,” non-seniority worker. Despite GM effectively closing 3 UAW-represented plants in defiance of the […]
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Frank Hammer is a member of the Real News Network Board of Directors, and has been a social justice activist for nearly 50 years. He spent the last 40 years in the labor movement as an autoworker and a member, elected officer, staff representative, and now retiree of the United Auto Workers. Frank was the former president of the Greenacres Woodward Civic Association in Detroit, and he currently represents the association as a member of the Michigan State Fairgrounds Advisory Committee. He is a lecturer in the Labor Studies Programs at Wayne State and Indiana Universities. He’s a board member of the Michigan Coalition for Human Rights, an activist with South East Michigan Jobs with Justice, the School of the Americas Watch (SOAW-UAW), and the Autoworker Caravan.