Chrysler group cracks down on absenteeism
- Don't be fooled by productivity. Slater, Dan // Automotive News;2/11/2002, Vol. 76 Issue 5970, p14
Comments on the productivity and profitability of automakers in North America. Significance of the Harbour Report to auto executives; Correlation between profitability and efficiency among auto makers; Categories of plant workers according to the report; Decision-making of buyers.
- Attending work or not when sick -- what makes the decision? A qualitative study among car mechanics. Morken, Tone; Haukenes, Inger; Magnussen, Liv Heide // BMC Public Health;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p813
Background: High prevalence of sickness absence in countries with generous welfare schemes has generated debates on mechanisms that may influence workers' decisions about calling in sick for work. Little is known about the themes at stake during the decision-making process for reaching the...
- MILKING THE SYSTEM. Mayne, Eric // Ward's Auto World;Aug2006, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p52
The article presents results of a study on absenteeism in the automobile industry conducted by B&M Analysts SA Pty Ltd. B &M has found that absenteeism rates are highest in those regions with elaborate social infrastructures and lowest in those areas where worker protection is lacking or...
- Unscheduled absences jolt productivity, customer service. // Supervision;Oct93, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p11
Discusses the effects of unscheduled absences on employee productivity and customer service. Results of the 1993 Commerce Clearing House Absence Survey; Rising costs of unscheduled absenteeism; Reasons for increased costs; Recommended solutions.
- Delphi: $ 12.50 looks OK to us. // Automotive News;12/5/2005, Vol. 80 Issue 6179, p50
The article informs that Delphi Corp. has produced a report that compared its hourly pay rates for new hires with those at eight unionized and nonunion U.S. auto suppliers. This was done in an effort to justify proposed cuts in employee wages and benefits. Delphi's most recent proposal to the...
- THE LAST DETAIL. ANDERSON, MIKE // Auto Body Repair Network;Nov2014, Vol. 53 Issue 11, p82
The article discusses aspects of the standard single labor time for repairers in every automobile repair shop. It provides an overview on the estimated time of repairing a vehicle which depends on the type of vehicle. It also emphasizes that damage in the vehicle may increase the number of...
- The Role and Training of Leaders. Bloomberg, Warner; Jr.; Seidman, Joel; Hoffmann, Victor // New Republic;8/24/59, Vol. 141 Issue 8/9, p15
The article focuses on local leader Walter Reuther, the president of United Automobile Workers. Reuther's simple inspirationalism gives a man something he can get hold of. There is a feeling of loyalty on the part of Autoworker members to Reuther. This union has been in the forefront in...
- Overtime expenses. KLABUNDE, KIRSTIN // Auto Body Repair Network;Nov2014 Supplement, Vol. 53, p15
The article looks at some of the factors to consider in deciding on whether to pay automobile repair shops staff for working additional hours during a week to meet a deadline or to pay for an additional new employees. It highlights the importance of implementing well-defined overtime rules and...
- Japan workers want pay hike. Johnson, Richard // Automotive News;2/21/1994, Vol. 68 Issue 5539, p2
Reports on Japanese auto workers' submission of their annual spring wage hike demands in January 1994. Uninanimous call for a five percent increase; Variety in bonus demands; Honda Motor workers' demand for the largest bonus; Expected response of companies with a two to three percent hikes.