Friday, August 21, 2009

Stand true and diddle your neighbors

Mercury Marine needs to cut costs.  If they can't cut costs in Fond du Lac they'll move a whole lot of jobs, plus the headquarters, to an existing plant in Oklahoma.

For union members upset about a lower wage scale for new hires and laid-off employees returning to their jobs: "There won't be a job for them" if the concessions aren't approved, Schwabero said.

Here is a tally of the economic damage from a nay vote by the Union.

The Union's take on all this?

"I can tell you that no one on the bargaining committee is going to vote for this," said Mark Zillges, president of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Lodge 1947, which represents Mercury's 838 factory workers in Fond du Lac.


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