Skip to main content
This Board Has Moved

This board has been migrated to our new platform! Check out the new home page at or click below to go directly to the new Board on the new site.

Go to the New Site
Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
No. of Recommendations: 0
>I thought the closures occurred truck parts plants. Isn't GM introducing its
>new CK trucks, Tahoes, and Subburbs this year? If so, then doesn't GM have an
>incentive to slow current production?
>The timing is strange.

From the union's standpoint, the timing is not strange, it is IDEAL. GM certainly does not want to delay the start-up of the new line of trucks. This is why the new metal stamping dies were removed from the Flint plant during Memorial Day weekend (anticipation of the strike). That plan however, appears that it won't pan out as the plant that now has the dies is saying if they are asked to use them, they will walk out too, in support of their "Brothers and Sisters."

Incentive to slow current production? I'm not sure what your thinking is here.
Print the post  


When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.