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Integram Seating is a parts supplier for Chrysler. The factory workers there produce seats, which are then sent to the Pentastar's Windsor Assembly plant to be installed in the brand's Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan people movers. The popular family vehicles are set to get an update for 2011, but according to CBS News, their assembly may be put on hold because 700 workers at Ingram Seating have overwhelmingly voted in favor of a strike. If Integram's employees walk and Chrysler doesn't have seats to put into its vehicles, production will almost certainly be halted. the supplier's union, Canadian Auto Workers Local 4-44, says the majority vote is intended to send a message to the company.

Workers at Integram Seating have not had a pay raise in four years and the average wage there is about $24.32 per hour. The strike will occur if no labor contract has been worked out by November 7, the expiration date for the current agreement.


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[Source: CBC News]


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      • 4 Years Ago
      North American autoworkers are some of the most productive in the world, producing some of the highest quality cars in the world. Honda, Toyota, Hyundai, BMW, Mercedes, Ford and GM all depend on US and Canadian plants to build many of their best sellers.

      $50k is a living wage you can almost raise a family on. I get the distinct impression many commenters here won't be happy until autoworkers make 12 bucks an hour or less.

      All of those people should try working on an assembly line for a year before pronouncing the work easy (it's not) or the workers lazy (they're not).
      David
      • 4 Years Ago
      I'll take that job for $24.32!
      • 4 Years Ago
      Jobs are jobs. They should consider themselves fortunate.
        • 4 Years Ago
        Tell your boss that you are making too much and you want to cut back to help the shareholders...ya, right....
      • 4 Years Ago
      If Chrysler were smart, come to the southeast, pick any right to work state from Tenn. down through Fl.; study the way the seats are made or design new ones and open a plant or two; employ some of our countrymen who have been out of work for over 99 months and we help ourselves and Chrysler by lowering production costs. American citizens going to work for a decent wage of $16.00 to $18.00 per hour, a fair reasonable beginning wage. Then tel the CAW and the UAW to go to Hell. Unions are the scourge of the earth and cost us Billions in lost production jobs sent overseas because of cheap labor ! Priced themselves right out of their jobs !
      Jonela Shapiro
      • 4 Years Ago
      At least they have ajob. There are many people today who are not working and would love to do their job for $24/hr. Get rid of the unions and our economy maybe better.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Let me see if I have this right...I can't get a job because I am too old and don't have the degree the rest of the world wants, all the while I have 30+ years experience in my field. Meanwhile these high school graduates are making more than I was making as a Historian/Assistant Cruise Director in the Cruise LIne industry? I drive a CAW built Dodge minivan and have to say, like many others here, I won't buy another car built by CAW/UAW if they get their raise! This is totally foolish! A raise for people who have golden ticket benefits, make much more than a substantial wage, and have a future and retirement guaranteed to them? Greed...plain and simple...GREED! I would think in these times of economic strife we would hear of a cut in wages like ever other manufacturer! Unbelievable! No more CAW/UAW cars for me...and I am soon to be in the market!
      • 4 Years Ago
      As an autoworker --I thrive on JEALOUSY
      Bill
      • 4 Years Ago
      Have they lost their minds. Let them got on strike and at the same time and date, let the auto company permanently contract out the seat making task to some good old unemployed USA people. See if that will put starch in their shorts.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Are they serious? People like myself struggled for 5 months just to find a part time minimum wage job(7.25 an hr) and they are going on strike because they make 24 dollars an hour??? They need a wake up call. God will get them if they don't lose the greed act. He got GM and Chrysler and nearly Ford for the greed thing too. Toyota is next if they don't shape up. Look what greed did to them already!
      • 4 Years Ago
      i think that's great i enjoyed reading here.
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      • 4 Years Ago
      Chrysler is on government life support, so the union turns off the respirator. Sweet!
      metroman
      • 4 Years Ago
      These should be made in the USA.
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