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Unions Launch Petition Drive To Ban Right-to-work

A coalition led by the UAW is launching a petition drive this week to keep Michigan from following the lead of Indiana and becoming a “right-to-work” state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2012

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UAW Chief: Unions Seek Mich.’Right-To-Work’ Ban

United Auto Workers President Bob King said Thursday that a coalition of unions will push for an amendment to the Michigan Constitution that bars so-called “right-to-work” legislation outlawing contracts that require employees to join unions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2012

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Senate Hopeful Pete Hoekstra Faults Auto Bailout

“Where this got all messed up is when the government and the executive branch started rewriting the rules (to) whatever they wanted,” said Pete Hoekstra, one of several Republicans vying to take on Democratic incumbent Debbie Stabenow.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2012

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UAW: Mitt Romney Has It All Wrong

The United Auto Workers Union is fighting back, taking issue with GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s attacks on the union’s role in the auto industry bailout.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2012

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Detroit History: The Imperiled UAW’s 1937 Best Friend

As the Flint GM sit down strike neared its moment of truth 75 years ago, coal miners’ union founder John L. Lewis filled the leadership vacuum at the top of the UAW.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2012

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Chrysler Re-Thinking Manufacturing With High Tech Training Center

The goal is to improve quality, cut costs companywide and to provide cutting edge technology for workers to rethink the way they do things.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2012

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GM Worker Honored By The White House

Don LaForest of UAW Local 22 is one of 15 people being honored as “Champions of Change.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2011

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Negotiations Continue With Uninterrupted Services At MGM Casino

Thursday, MGM workers overwhelmingly rejected a deal from management that would have given small bonuses and pay increases.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2011

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UAW Says Chrysler Deal Ratified, Despite Split Decision

Even though skilled trades workers at Chrysler voted against their tentative deal, the UAW leadership has now declared that agreement ratified.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2011

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Split Decision Creates Confusion in Chrysler Contract Vote

Skilled trades workers at Chrysler have voted against the UAW’s new tentative contract with the company, while production workers have said yes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2011

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