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Missouri News: Rally held in Wentzville, Missouri for United Auto Workers in strike against General Motors
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Missouri News: Rally held in Wentzville, Missouri for United Auto Workers in strike against General Motors

Wentzville, Missouri (STL.News) - There was a strong show of support for striking United Auto Workers on Friday during a rally in Wentzville. About 500 supporters, including members of other unions, along with lawmakers attended the Hold The Line Rally outside of the Local 2250 United Auto Workers Hall in Wentzville.  Nearly 49,000 UAW workers across the country went on strike earlier this month after contract talks broke down with General Motors.  The strike impacts about 4,500 workers at the Wentzville GM Plant. Among those in attendance at the rally was Missouri State Auditor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nicole Galloway. “You deserve more and you deserve better, and your unified solidarity brings power.  Never forget that.” Galloway said to the crowd. Missouri State Senato...
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Business News: Strike continues amid contract talks between United Auto Workers and General Motors in Detroit

Wentzville, Missouri (STL.News) -  The labor dispute continues between United Auto Workers and General Motors. Nearly 49,000 workers went on strike after contract talks broke down over the weekend.  This impacts around 4,500 workers at the General Motors Plant in Wentzville.  Both sides went back to the bargaining table on Monday and Tuesday.  Glenn Kage, president of United Auto Workers Local 2250 in Wentzville, said he hasn’t heard any details from Detroit on how those negotiations are going, but he thinks “the strike has opened the eyes of General Motors.” “I don’t know if they thought we were prepared to strike.  Our strike is to send a message to GM that it’s time for them to pay back what we have given up over the course of the last number of years.  General Motors has made records...
UAW News: Auto worker go on strike after years of tirelessly helping General Motors reach record-level profits
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UAW News: Auto worker go on strike after years of tirelessly helping General Motors reach record-level profits

UAW says GM refused to give even an inch to help hard-working middle-class families Among GM failures, affordable healthcare for thousands remains unsettled for no good reason UAW to GM: We stood up for you, now we stand up for us Detroit, MI (STL.News) - The United Auto Workers (UAW) released the following statement: Local Union leaders from across the nation met Sunday morning after the 2015 General Motors collective bargaining agreement expired Saturday night and opted to strike at midnight on Sunday. The autoworkers are calling on the Big 3 automaker to recognize the contributions and sacrifices that the company’s UAW members have made to create a healthy, profitable, industry. “We stood up for General Motors when they needed us most.  Now we are standing together in unity and solid...