It's too bad Henry Ford, Alfred Sloan and Walter P. Chrysler didn't treat their workers better in the 1930s. If they had, there probably wouldn't be a United Auto Workers union today. I'm not against hourly workers getting good wages. They deserve them. But in the interest of achieving labor peace it's amazing how much control management has relinquished in the last 20 years. You could say managers practically don't run their companies anymore. We always hear UAW members complaining about ...

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