Rights for some

June 4, 2009 

George Will wrote in his May 31 column that Rick Wagoner is still at GM because the Treasury hasn't decided whether to give him his $20 million in deferred payments and pension from his 32 years at GM per his contract. Will also said "honoring contracts is the default position of a lawful society."

What about the auto worker who worked for the company for 30 years, accumulating his or her pension andbenefits under a contract? Will seems to think that the employee's contract is not worth honoring, but Wagoner, who made all of the decisions regarding what to build and how to build it, should have his contract honored.

Vicki Ramsey


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