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UAW expands strike against Ford, General Motors

Posted on AllSides September 29th, 2023
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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...

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