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GM Workers Face Choice: Buyout or Bet on Recovery

Laid-off worker Rick Siegert plans to turn down a $70,000 buyout to cut his ties to General Motors. He'd rather keep working in the company's Jobs Bank, building art work like this for a community group while still earning a full salary.
Frank Langfitt, NPR
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Laid-off worker Rick Siegert plans to turn down a $70,000 buyout to cut his ties to General Motors. He'd rather keep working in the company's Jobs Bank, building art work like this for a community group while still earning a full salary.

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Frank Langfitt is NPR's London correspondent. He covers the UK and Ireland, as well as stories elsewhere in Europe.