cost-saving arrangement, G.M. will pay 60 percent of the plant’s 1,550 workers the going wage of about $28 an hour, and the remainder of the workers about half as much — or $14 an hour. While the U.A.W. had previously agreed to lower wages for new hires, some of the second-tier workers at the Orion plant could be among current G.M. employees called back from layoff.
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