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In order to offset the loss of production from the departure of 12,600 workers accepting retirement buyouts, Delphi announced yesterday that it has hired some 2,000 temporary workers. The temporary workers will earn $14 an hour where the union workers they're replacing earned $27 an hour. The company admits it will experience a loss in the short term due to lower productivity, but the savings realized from lower wages will more than compensate. The temps are being trained at Delphi's U.S. plants