Delphi retirees gaining ground in fight to restore pensions

Dayton Daily News | Thomas Gnau | 2012-09-23

Many of the nation’s 20,000 Delphi salaried retirees believe they are gaining ground in their three-year fight to have their full pensions restored. Many believe the struggle will soon pay off, their leaders and supporters say. ~ The non-union retirees have always had friends. But these days, that list of friends is longer, and the attention they receive is greater. ~ “There definitely has been a turning point,” said Washington Twp. [OH] resident Tom Rose, who spent 30 years working for General Motors and nine years working for Delphi, the parts-producing company GM spun off in 1999. ~ “It’s been an accumulation,” said Thomas Green, former manager of what was once Delphi’s Needmore Road [Dayton OH] brakes plant.  Read full article