United Auto Workers
The Women Who Fought Tooth and Nail for the Flint Sit-Down Strikes
by Edward McClelland
Genora Johnson and the women of Flint, Michigan were the backbone of the sit-down strike campaigns that secured union recognition at General Motors.
SOURCE: The American Prospect
The Saddest Union Story
by Harold Myerson
The recent announcement of a settlement between federal prosecutors and leaders of the United Auto Workers union presents a dire contrast to the heyday of the union, when the leadership of Walter Reuther made the union the only influential social democratic institution in American history and anchored the midcentury middle class.
SOURCE: San Diego Union-Tribune
A history of key United Auto Workers strikes against GM
General Motors and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative contract deal Wednesday.
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