Union boosts strike pay for GM workers as talks continue
Saturday, 12 October 2019 NEW YORK (AP) — United Auto Workers said Saturday it’s increasing strike pay for workers picketing at General Motors as the walkout by more than 49,000 employees nears the four-week mark. The union said Saturday that weekly pay will rise to $275 from $250 for members on strike, effective Sunday. It moves up the timing […]
The United Auto Workers union said Saturday it will boost strike pay for 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co.
According to Reuters, pay will go up by $25 a week to $275 as the strike against the largest U.S. automaker nears the end of its fourth week.
Both sides said talks were continuing...
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