Media Commentary on SIGTARP Report re: Delphi Pensions

Delphi retirees see some progress Lockport Union Sun & Journal
Congressman subpoenas Treasury for documents; SIGTARP report says salaried retirees treated differently.  It was a busy week for the Delphi salaried retirees who are fighting to restore their pensions.
 
SIGTARP Report – Obama Admin Lied about GM Bankruptcy Process National Legal and Policy Center
One such decision saw GM provide taxpayer funds to "top-off" pensions for politically-favored UAW retirees at Delphi while non-union retirees lost the majority of ...
 
WDTN - Inspector General report sheds light on Delphi employee ... Natalie Tendall
DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - A government report is shedding light on who was responsible for pension cuts for Delphi retirees during the general motors ...
 
Inspector General: Yeah, Obama Treasury Dept. screwed Delphi ... Michelle Malkin
Inspector General: Yeah, Obama Treasury Dept. screwed Delphi non-union workers, but there's nothing we can do about it.
 
Report challenges GM bankruptcy pension moves 10TV
About 20,000 Delphi salaried retirees — nearly half in Ohio — saw their pensions cut by as much as 70 percent during GM's bankruptcy. The report says ...
 
GM given pension pressure  New York Post
The government urged General Motors to improve pensions of some Delphi Automotive union retirees while cutting those of salaried workers to help ensure a ...
 
US Urged Bailout Funds to Delphi Pensions, Watchdog Says (1)  Businessweek
The U.S. government urged General Motors (GM:US) Co. to improve pensions of some Delphi Automotive Plc union retirees while cutting those of salaried ...

Treasury played central role in pushing GM bailout and union talks  The Hill (blog)‎
The Treasury Department pushed General Motors through bankruptcy at a record pace that ended with non-unionized workers receiving a worse deal than their union counterparts, according to a new watchdog report. The Special Inspector General for the ...
 
Feds didn't restore Delphi pensions because retirees had 'no leverage'  Dayton Daily News
The Treasury Department opted not to restore the pensions of salaried Delphi retirees during the General Motors' 2009 bankruptcy process because they had “no leverage” to hold up GM's bankruptcy while union retirees did, according to a government ...
 
Obama auto team had big role in Delphi pension decisions, inspector general says Plain Dealer (blog)
General Motors The Obama administration's role in the General Motors 2009 bankruptcy has long riled salaried Delphi retirees who say that retirees who had union agreements got preferential treatment. AP File Photo. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Obama ...
 
Treasury report offers no remedy for Delphi salaried retirees  Detroit Free Press‎
WASHINGTON — An inspector general's review of the 2009 government rescue of General Motors stopped short of concluding that political pressure or payoffs played a role in the Treasury's agreement to top-off pension payments for UAW retirees at Delphi ...
 
Watchdog questions pension grants in GM bailout  CNN
A federal watchdog questioned pension payments made to union members at a former division, as part of the General Motors government bailout. The report released Thursday said U.S. Treasury officials who were negotiating a bailout for the big car ...
 
New Audit Details Treasury Role in GM Operations  Wall Street Journal‎
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch)--The Treasury Department went beyond its role as a private investor in General Motors (GM) and played a direct role in the company's decisions and operations up to and through its bankruptcy, according to a report from the ...
 
TARP Watchdog Issues Report on GM's Delphi Pension Issue  Wall Street Journal (blog)‎
A new report by special inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, Christy Romero, takes a look at the U.S. Treasury's role in requiring the “new” General Motors to take on the pension obligations of unionized workers employed at the auto ...
 
US Urged Bailout Funds to Delphi Pensions, Watchdog Says (1)  Businessweek
The U.S. government urged General Motors (GM:US) Co. to improve pensions of some Delphi Automotive Plc union retirees while cutting those of salaried workers to help ensure a speedy emergence from a GM bankruptcy, the watchdog of the Troubled ...
 
Obama's car czar pressured GM to accept union pension demand  Washington Examiner/Watchdog
President Obama's General Motors bailout team used unprecedented pressure to force the crippled automaker to "top-up" retirement benefits for union members who worked for Delphi …