It's shift-change at GM's Arlington plant and time to head home and turn on the news. "Oh its been hectic because you don't know what's going to happen from day to day." says longtime GM worker John Morales. "We are watching the news and seeing how things are going because everyone is worried about there jobs" say's Morales.
Like many here Morales says the governments rescue plan should have already happened, "its kind of bad the way legislator's treat General Motors employees."
Shaun Williams. "I've seen plant closings and layoffs here and there but nothing like this." Williams says the biggest problem, may not be GM's cars and trucks but a much bigger issue, the economy.
"Your gas bills went up, electric bills tripled and grocery's doubled but no one is making more money to compensate for anything."
U-S cars sales have plunged by more then 40% last month and for people working on the opposite end the cutbacks have already begun.
Lonnie Morgan works at Lynn Smith Chevy in Burleson. He says, "its impacted all the dealership, all of them are having to cut back and we lost some of our people due to this. And the showrooms, people are trickling in not like it use to be."
As for workers, there hoping they'll know something by Christmas as the keys to their future lie with the politicians on Capitol Hill.