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Shift to electric vehicles a key issue in UAW strike against GM

(Source: Wired.com, September 17, 2019)

NEW YORK — When United Automobile Workers members walked off the job at 33 General Motors sites around the US on Sunday morning, perhaps the most … striking detail was that they only numbered 46,000. The last time the UAW’s GM workers went on strike, in 2007, they were 73,000 strong. And that was a fraction of the 259,000 US hourly production workers GM employed in 1991.

Full story: www.wired.com

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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