Focus Lower wages now at Big Three automakers, but new hires aren't whining

A sixth-generation GM worker is delighted to have landed a job at the US automaker, even if her wages and benefits don't hold a candle to what her own father made there. Such jobs, it seems, are still prized.

By , Staff writer

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Working at General Motors is all in the family for Jennifer Sanders. A sixth-generation GM worker, the 20-something single mother couldn't be happier about it, even though she is among the new crop of auto workers who earn about half of what entry-level factory em-ployees used to make.