Spring Hill GM Autoworkers Strike

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NASHVILLE, TN – The United Auto Workers (UAW) represent about 46,000 GM workers at 55 facilities in the U.S. More than 90% of them voted to strike if the UAW couldn’t negotiate a better deal with GM by midnight Sunday September 15. They didn’t come to terms, so at the GM plant in Spring Hill 3,600 autoworkers struck in the wee hours of Monday morning.

According to the Detroit News, workers finished their shift at the GM assembly plant in Flint, Michigan, Sunday at midnight. They got into their cars and in single file left the plant and drove past UAW Local 598 headquarters sounding t...