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Union "Victory": Chrysler Reinstates 13 Workers Fired for Drinking on the Job

buxton Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 2:23 AM
I can understand that these workers and their families need to be protected and so they should be given counselling for alcoholism, but then the company should have the right to choose whom they want to employ. Henry Ford made it compulsory for all his workers to be teetotalers, but then he paid his workers twice as much as other motor building companies and even supplied housing for them. Perhaps the company should insist on all workers signing a contract that includes immediate dismissal for anyone found with alcohol in their system when they sign in or out for work. I think it may be a danger to other workers as well and the insurance companies may not pay up if alcohol is a factor, just like with auto accidents. the union is wrong

The following story proves what common sense has long ago suggested, that unions have outlived any possible usefulness and they are also hugely counterproductive to the goal of getting any work done.

Please consider the Detroit News article Chrysler reinstates 13 workers fired for drinking on job.

Chrysler Group LLC says it was forced to reinstate 13 workers who were fired from its Jefferson North Assembly Plant two years ago after being filmed by a local television station...