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A worker gives the thumbs-up gesture to a passing motorist as he demonstratives outside a General Motors facility in Langhorne, Pa., Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. 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. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
WWJ News
September 18, 2019 - 4:47 pm
ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — The strike against General Motors by the United Auto Workers is playing out amid a corruption scandal inside the UAW that has caused distrust of the union leadership among many rank-and-file members. On picket lines at plants across the country, many of the 49,000 workers have...
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Protesting union members prevent cars from driving into the General Motors Flint Assembly Plant on Bristol Road as United Automobile Workers remain on strike against GM on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, in Flint, Mich. GM and the union are faced with weakening vehicle sales, a deteriorating global economy and an unpredictable trade war. (Sara Faraj/MLive.com/The Flint Journal via AP)
WWJ News
September 18, 2019 - 8:18 am
DETROIT (AP) — Union and company bargainers are making progress toward a new contract as a strike by United Auto Workers brought 33 General Motors factories to a halt continued into its third day. Committees working on thorny issues such as wages, health insurance costs, use of temporary workers,...
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General Motors employees Bobby Caughel, left, and Flint resident James Crump, shout out as they protest with other GM employees, United Auto Workers members and labor supporters outside of the Flint Assembly Plant on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 in Flint, Mich. Thousands of 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. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP)
WWJ News
September 17, 2019 - 4:44 pm
One of the main sticking points is health care.
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WWJ News
September 17, 2019 - 10:13 am
The central campus building is expected to be finished in 2025.
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WWJ News
September 17, 2019 - 6:45 am
More than 50 factories and parts warehouses are at a standstill.
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General Motors employees Bobby Caughel, left, and Flint resident James Crump, shout out as they protest with other GM employees, United Auto Workers members and labor supporters outside of the Flint Assembly Plant on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 in Flint, Mich. Thousands of 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. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP)
WWJ News
September 16, 2019 - 2:15 pm
DETROIT (AP) — More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers went on strike Monday against General Motors, bringing more than 50 factories and parts warehouses to a standstill in the union's first walkout against the No. 1 U.S. automaker in over a decade. Workers left factories and formed...
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WWJ News
September 15, 2019 - 11:10 am
DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday that its roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. would go on strike just before midnight because contentious talks on a new contract had broken down. About 200 plant-level union leaders voted unanimously in favor of a...
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WWJ News
September 13, 2019 - 2:38 pm
Drivers can take the vehicles to a Ford dealership for a fix.
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FILE - In this July 16, 2019, file photo United Auto Workers President Gary Jones speaks during the opening of their contract talks with General Motors in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
WWJ News
September 13, 2019 - 1:07 pm
"GM is looking through the windshield ahead, and it looks like nothing but land mines."
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WWJ News
September 12, 2019 - 12:22 pm
The automatic emergency braking can turn on when no obstacle is in the way.
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