UAW worker: ‘These jobs were gold standard’

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By Anna Helhoski | NerdWallet

United Auto Workers is officially on strike. Negotiations failed this week between the union and the Big Three auto companies — Ford, General Motors and Stellantis (a multinational conglomerate that includes Chrysler).

The current strikes are targeted in three locations:

  • Ford: Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Mich.
  • Stellantis: Toledo Assembly Complex in Toledo, Ohio
  • GM: Wentzville Assembly Plant in Wentzville, Mo.

Other plants may follow at any time. It’s a strategy that UAW President Shawn Fain calls a “Stand-Up Strike,” he said during a Facebook Live stream on Sept. 13.

Each of the Big Three has proposed pa...

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