GM Strike Explained
- Published on Sep 18, 2019
- The United Auto Workers are on strike, find out why. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. MORE TYT: tyt.com/trial
Read more here: www.cbsnews.com/news/united-auto-workers-uaw-general-motors-gm-workers-strike-today-2019-09-16/
"Some 48,000 members of the United Auto Workers went on strike early Monday, walking off General Motors factory floors and setting up picket lines as their midnight strike deadline came and went. Workers shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the U.S. as well as 22 parts distribution warehouses.
It wasn't clear how long the walkout would last, with the union saying GM has budged little in months of talks while GM said it made substantial offers including higher wages and factory investments. Talks were scheduled to resume at 10 a.m. EDT Monday.
It's the first national strike by the union since a two-day walkout in 2007 that had little impact on the company."*
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