GM modifies car policy to exclude non-GM products

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article If prime company parking spots seem elusive, then a Canadiancar-manufacturing plant in Ontario has just made them that much more precious. Starting this week, only workers who drive General Motors vehicles will beable to enter the principal car-park at the St Catharines plant run by – youguessed it – GM. The policy was actually union-initiated. “The rank and file broughtthis up for several years,” Doug Orr, a union representative toldPersonnel Today. But after several new executives began parking their Hondas and Toyotas inthe exclusive ‘salaried lot’, the union convinced management to adopt a policythey felt would better reflect the company’s pride in its products. Two weeks later, the union adopted the policy for its main workers’ lot.Now, any employee who drives a non-GM vehicle will have to walk a few morehundred feet to the plant, something Orr admits may be hard during a Canadianwinter. GM modifies car policy to exclude non-GM productsOn 20 Apr 2004 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. last_img

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