Originally Posted by chip_gilkey
You guys are right, the workers should've just rolled over and taken the pay/benefits deductions. Why bother saying anything, just let them pay you what they wish. Don't bother standing up for yourselves. I'd like to see how some of you would react if your boss told you they were cutting your pay and benefits.
If I was an unskilled laborer in this economy and my boss said "you need to take a pay cut or I'll go out of business and you'll be unemployed" then ya, I'd probably take the paycut.
Those 18,000 folks will be standing up for themselves on the unemployment line now.