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Hourly GM workers recieve profit-sharing checks for strong 4th quarter end in 2020

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Hourly General Motors workers will get profit sharing checks of $9,000. It’s the result of strong fourth quarter and year end results announced Wednesday by the automaker. 

“They deserve it.” 

That’s Mike Huerta, president of United Auto Workers Union Local 602.

The local’s 24-hundred members build the Chevrolet Traverse, Buick Enclave and GMC Acadia Limited at the Lansing Delta Township plant. 

Huerta praises his members for returning to work before much of the country did in the early months of the pandemic. 

“They’ve gone through a very stressful year and a half, and we’ve come out on the other side of it, knock on wood. Hopefully, as the economy starts opening up, this will continue.” 

This year’s $9,000 checks are worth a thousand dollars more than last years.

In 2018, the profit-sharing checks were for more than ten thousand dollars.