2019-10-08 12:09:30

UAW Demands Fair Salaries and Benefits

About 48,000 workers at General Motors have entered their fourth week on strike. It is the longest national strike at GM by the United Auto Workers in nearly 50 years.

Workers are seeking higher pay, protection of their healthcare benefits, greater job security and a commitment from GM to build more cars and parts in the United States.

On Sunday, UAW officials announced they had rejected the company’s latest offer, saying negotiations had “taken a turn for the worse.”

Democracy Now! speaks with Steve Frisque, a striking GM worker and former president of UAW Local 722.

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