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Everyone agrees, whether a follower of the GM Death Watch or not, is GM needs — desperately, at that — for Union negotiations with Delphi to be cordial and effective. Well — word coming from negotiations between the embattled supplier and the just-as-embattled IUE-CWA, Delphi's second largest union, are not so good. Apparently the union, with 8,500 Delphi employees, has plotted a more "militant" course in their dealings with Delphi. Oh good, nothing like "militancy" to foster level-headed discussion.

Delphi, union talks collapse [Detroit News]

Delphi CEO Lobs Grenade at Union, Union Has no Comment [internal]