American Autoworkers Making $70 An Hour?
Nov. 24, 2008
Let's start with the fact that it's not $70 per hour in wages. According to Kristin Dziczek of the Center for Automative Research--who was my primary source for the figures you are about to read--average wages for workers at Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors were just $28 per hour as of 2007. That works out to a little less than $60,000 a year in gross income--hardly outrageous, particularly when you consider the physical demands of automobile assembly work and the skills most workers must acquire over the course of their careers.
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American Autoworkers Making $70 An Hour?, New Republic: Debunking The Myth Of The Exceedingly Well Paid U.S. Autoworker - CBS News
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