Dingell: Auto Strike Odds 50/50 — ‘Biggest Issue’ Is EV Pay Difference, Some EV Workers Make Less than at McDonald’s

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Early Start,” Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) said she thinks there’s a 50/50 chance of an auto worker strike and that while there isn’t an either/or between the environment and workers, “Perhaps the biggest issue is the differentiation between the internal combustion engine and the battery and what they’re going to get paid for it.” And people “can’t make 16.50 an hour in Lordstown, Ohio, making a battery, when they can work at McDonald’s for $23 an hour, which is what’s happening right now.”
Host Kasie Hunt asked, “Do you …