How EV worries are helping fuel the historic UAW strike

Posted on AllSides September 15th, 2023
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Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

The electric vehicle stakes are high as the United Auto Workers begins its unprecedented strike against General Motors, Ford and Stellantis.

Why it matters: The strike can't be untethered from the EV transition as Detroit automakers invest heavily in electric models.

The big picture: "We will not let the EV industry be built on the backs of workers making poverty wages while CEOs line their pockets with government subsidies," UAW President Shawn Fain said in an op-ed.

The other side: Automakers want a deal that ensures they can compete with...

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