Assembly line worker Carrie Atwood moves a seat into position for a Chevrolet Volt at the General Motors Hamtramck Assembly plant in Hamtramck, Mich., Wednesday, July 27, 2011. To help American ... more 
Assembly line worker Carrie Atwood moves a seat into position for a Chevrolet Volt at the General Motors Hamtramck Assembly plant in Hamtramck, Mich., Wednesday, July 27, 2011. To help American carmakers stay in business, autoworkers grudgingly gave up pay raises and some benefits four years ago. Now that General Motors, Ford and Chrysler are making money again, workers want compensation for their sacrifice. Just how much they get is the central question hanging over contract talks that start this week between Detroit and one of the nation's largest and most powerful unions. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Paul Sancya
Wed, Jul 27, 2011 3:42 PM EDT