UAW in northern Nevada joins nationwide strike

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Published: Sep. 22, 2023 at 9:35 AM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - UAW workers in northern Nevada have joined a nationwide strike, calling for better pay and more job security.

Friday morning, UAW President Shawn Fain announced a new wave of strikes, a call heeded by workers at Local 2162 General Motors in northern Nevada.

As of 9:00 a.m. Friday, they and workers at 38 other plants around the country are on strike.

Their demands are as follows:

  • An end to pay tiers
  • A restoration of cost of living adjustments that ended in 2009
  • Better job security amid an industry-wide shift towards electric cars