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Tina Wheeler, manager of Dan and Vi's pizza poses for a photo, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 in Detroit. Dan and Vi’s pizza deli, one of the few eateries near the Detroit-Hamtramck General Motors plant, says sales have been down, though Wednesday’s noontime crowd snaked around the small shop nearly to the door. “We’re definitely noticing a difference in sales, but we’re gonna be OK,” said manager Tina Wheeler. “We’ve been in the neighborhood 56 years. We’re not going anywhere.” (AP Photo/Corey Williams)
WWJ News
October 11, 2019 - 12:29 am
DETROIT (AP) — Zack Bazzi is not seeing workers from a nearby General Motors plant swing through the gas station where he works on Detroit's east side since they went on strike nearly a month ago. Business is "slow," Bazzi said from behind the counter of the empty Marathon station within a short...
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Associated Press
October 10, 2019 - 11:27 pm
Both sides are separated on major economic issues such as wages and lump-sum payments and better pensions
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A member of the United Auto Workers walks the picket line at the General Motors Romulus Powertrain plant in Romulus, Mich., Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. Nearly four weeks into the United Auto Workers' strike against GM, employees are starting to feel the pinch of going without their regular paychecks. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
WWJ News
October 10, 2019 - 6:35 am
"It's affecting everybody, it's affecting families. Even families that don't work here."
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General Motors' Flint Assembly Plant employees line the street with picket signs during the nationwide UAW strike against General Motors on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, in Flint, Mich. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP)
Associated Press
October 08, 2019 - 7:41 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Talks between General Motors and the United Auto Workers union hit a snag Tuesday over what the union says is a lack of commitment by GM to build new vehicles in U.S. factories. In a letter to members, union Vice President Terry Dittes wrote that the union has told GM that it doesn't...
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Danny DeVito
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 24: Danny DeVito arrives at the premiere of FX's "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" season 14 at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres on September 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Morgan Lieberman/Getty Images)
WWJ News
October 08, 2019 - 3:03 pm
The actor made his 1992 bio-pic "Hoffa" about the former Teamsters union boss
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General Motors Strike
Detroit resident Jay Hawkins, left, and Flint resident Damien Moore picket outside of General Motors' Flint Paint Facility during the nationwide UAW strike against General Motors on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, in Flint, Mich. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP)
WWJ News
October 07, 2019 - 5:14 pm
In a letter to members, UAW Vice President Terry Dittes cast doubt on whether there will be a quick settlement in the contract dispute.
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John Kirk, right, a 20-year-employee, pickets with co-workers outside the General Motors Fabrication Division, Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, in Parma, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
WWJ News
October 07, 2019 - 5:40 am
DETROIT (AP) — Contract talks aimed at ending a 21-day strike by the United Auto Workers against General Motors have taken a turn for the worse, hitting a big snag over product commitments for U.S. factories, a union official wrote in an email to members. The letter from UAW Vice President Terry...
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WWJ News
October 06, 2019 - 1:36 pm
Negotiations have hit a big snag over product commitments for U.S. factories.
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UAW GM STRIKE
Charlie Illig, a 22-year GM employee, pickets along with co-workers outside the General Motors Fabrication Division, Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, in Parma, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
WWJ News
October 04, 2019 - 6:28 pm
About 49,000 UAW members walked off their jobs on Sept. 16 when contract talks slowed.
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Associated Press
October 02, 2019 - 10:33 pm
By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — General Motors offered striking union members wage increases or lump-sum payments in all four years of a proposed contract, as bargainers seek a deal to end a walkout that’s in its third week. But union bargainers rejected the offer because it took money...
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