Chrysler Autoworkers Caught on Camera
Chrysler Autoworkers Caught on Camera Drinking Beer, Smoking Pot During Break
Published September 23, 2010 | FoxNews.com.
Response to Broadcast Report Regarding Jefferson North Assembly Plant Employees
Auburn Hills, Mich. , Sep 23, 2010 - We are very disturbed by the story that aired on the Detroit Fox affiliate on Wednesday, Sept. 22. To be very clear, Chrysler Group has a strict employee code of conduct and does not condone this behavior. Because we take these allegations very seriously, we have already identified several of the people involved who have been indefinitely suspended without pay pending further investigation. Any others found to be involved in this matter will be dealt with swiftly.
We take great pride in our Jefferson North facility and the more than 2,500 people who work every day to build a world-class product. To ensure that only the highest quality vehicles reach our customers, the Company has processes in place to protect the integrity of our vehicles.
Updated Statement on Broadcast Report Regarding Jefferson North Workers
Auburn Hills, Mich. , Sep 23, 2010 - From the Detroit Fox affiliate story on Chrysler Group’s Jefferson North Assembly Plant, the Company was able to identify all 15 employees captured on video. Within 36 hours of learning about this matter, each one of the employees was suspended indefinitely without pay. While the evidence seems conclusive, the Company needs to act in accordance with corporate protocol before further action is taken. We expect that by Monday, each of these cases will be dispositioned.
Response to Query: Chrysler Group Closes Jefferson North Employee Cases
Chrysler Group has completed its investigation of the Jefferson North employees recently suspended for inappropriate conduct during their lunch period. It has been determined that 13 employees engaged in behavior that violated the Company’s Standards of Conduct and these 13 employees were discharged today. Two remaining employees will receive a one month disciplinary layoff without pay.
As is evidenced by the swift action taken in this matter, it should be clear that Chrysler Group will not tolerate such behavior and will continue to evaluate its protocols to ensure that something like this does not happen again.
Our customers can be assured that the Jefferson North Assembly Plant has implemented a comprehensive quality system for all of the vehicles it builds. This system has redundant controls that do not allow a single person's error to result in a quality problem flowing to the customer. In fact, early warranty results indicate that the quality performance from the launch of the new Grand Cherokee may be the best launch in the history of Chrysler for vehicle reliability.
It is unfortunate that the actions of a few people have called into question the reputation of more than 51,000 very proud, hard-working Chrysler Group employees, grateful that the American and Canadian taxpayers gave us a second chance. We take that responsibility very seriously and will work to restore the public’s faith.
|All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:22 AM.|
Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.