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Auto Workers Strike Against GM in Contract Dispute

Picketers in Hamtramck, Mich. United Auto Workers members picket outside the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant in Hamtramck, Mich., early Sept. 16. (Paul Sancya/AP)

DETROIT — More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Sept. 16 as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike.

September 16, 2019