Rising Inequality: Profile of a Local 201 Family
by Jessica Goodheart for Capital and Main
Our history with GE clearly shows wage concessions have not protected jobs or made us more competitive. Concessions pay for GE to build plants overseas and destabilize the U.S. industrial base, while they close and shrink plants around the country.
Check out this profile of a 5th generation 201 Family in the context of rising inequality, outsourcing, and deindustrialization:
Many thanks to the McCaul/Desisto Family for sharing their story.
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201 ABG Bargaining Committee and Avis Budget Group Reach Tentative Agreement (TA) - Ratification Vote on September 25th