In our inaugural episode, Changing Gears senior editor Micki Maynard talks with Chicago reporter Niala Boodhoo about the team’s opening story, The Film Factory. It looks at the competition between Chicago, Michigan and Cleveland to attract movie crews — and the pitfalls this might present. Then, Maynard talks to Ann Arbor reporter Kate Davidson about her story called Reversal of Fortune, which sparked a lively debate among Changing Gears listeners.
Auto workers in the same plants and the same families are working side by side, but the newest workers, called “two tiers” only earn half as much as traditional employees.
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