UAW, friends offer crocodile tears for Nissan job incentives
By Sid Salter
As the United Auto Workers continue to try to win a union organization vote at Cantonâ€™s Nissan plant, they and their friends have begun public outpourings of crocodile tears over Mississippiâ€™s economic development incentives utilized to bring the global automaker to the state.
Using the work of a Washington, D.C. non-profit organization called Good Jobs First, the pro-union push accused Nissan of not making good on their employment promises based on the specifics of the package of tax breaks and other economic incentives that company was granted back in 2000 and in subsequent additions to the incentives.
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