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UAW Goes On Strike Against General Motors

28 days ago   |   By NPR

Picket lines began forming outside GM plants after the United Auto Workers voted Sunday to begin a strike at midnight. Nearly 50,000 workers are affected by the work stoppage.
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Your daily 6: New Kavanaugh claim, walking on Old Faithful and gas pump prices could soar

Your daily 6: New Kavanaugh claim, walking on Old Faithful and gas pump prices could soar

28 days ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

Also in the news on Monday morning: 49,000 auto workers strike General Motors, Confederate statues stay and remembering Rick Ocasek.
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No Deal: Auto workers strike against GM in contract dispute

No Deal: Auto workers strike against GM in contract dispute

28 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

By TOM KRISHER and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER
DETROIT - More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike.
Workers shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the U.S., as well as 22 parts distribution warehouses.
It wasn't clear how long the walkout would last, with the union saying GM has budged little in months of talks while GM said it made substantial offers including higher wages and factory investments.
It's the first national strike by the...
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United Auto Workers Go On Strike Against General Motors

28 days ago   |   By NPR

NPR's David Greene talks to Michigan Radio reporter Tracy Samilton and Kristin Dziczek at the Center for Automotive Research about workers striking after a new contract wasn't reached.
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