General Motors pays Lillian Winkel, a 83-year-old great-great grandmother, $74,000 a year to clean floors and empty wastebaskets.
"At nonunion plants, somebody cleaning offices couldn't dream of making the $74,000 that Winkel earned last year. Including the pension and Social Security she also gets, she received $114,000."
$114,000!?!?!?! To sweep floors and empty trash bins?!?!?!?!
Winkel notes that she always works on her birthday because, "I don't know anybody else who's going to give me three hundred and some-odd dollars for my birthday. Thank God for General Motors."