A GM spokesman said the checks are a couple thousand dollars more than expected as a reward for employees’ hard work during a difficult year.
This comes as Ford posted a weaker profit overall for 2014, $3.2 billion.
A record year for Ford means record profit-sharing of $8,800 for the company’s 47,000 eligible workers.
“It’s picking up … a lot of overtime. It’s getting better,” said one worker, outside Warren Stamping.
General Motors’ hourly workers to receive some of the biggest profit-sharing checks ever when the automaker pays out bonuses.
Some union workers are poised to get something they haven’t had in a while – profit-sharing checks. Ford workers could be getting an average of $5000 in bonus money. A somewhat smaller payout is expected […]