UAW expands strike against Ford, General Motors
The United Auto Workers union is widening its historic strike against Ford and General Motors, UAW president Shawn Fain announced Friday.
Driving the news: The decision comes after ongoing contract negotiations didn't result in meaningful progress with the two automakers this week, Fain said.
Fain announced two additional strike locations: a GM factory plant in Lansing, Michigan and a Ford factory in Chicago, affecting 7,000 workers.
The union did not expand its strike against Stellantis, saying the company that makes Jeep and Ram vehicles had made a substantial offer to the union, showing good progress...