Biden hails ‘worker power’ as union announces tentative deal with General Motors
31 October 2023 | 12:11 pm
The United Auto Workers union has announced a tentative deal with General Motors to end a six-week walkout. It comes after the union clinched deals with Ford and Stellantis, the other two companies disrupted by industrial action at the "Detroit Three".
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