(00:17 – 15:27) Demands for bargaining concessions in the auto industry began in the 1970s. Now car manufacturers are coming forward with new demands – seeking to cut wages from $26 an hour to $10 an hour, asking workers to surrend health benefits and more. Sam Gindin was working with the Canadian Autoworkers when the first round of concessionary bargaining began. He talks about why unions are vulnerable to this kind of corporate pressure and how they can respond.

0 replies on “Sam Gindin on concessionary bargaining in the auto industry”