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The Latest: Gary Jones remains head of UAW after board meets

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the possibility of a United Auto Workers strike against General Motors (all times local):” data-reactid=”22″>DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the possibility of a United Auto Workers strike against General Motors (all times local):

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”United Auto Workers President Gary Jones remains in power after a meeting of union officials held to discuss UAW business.” data-reactid=”24″>United Auto Workers President Gary Jones remains in power after a meeting of union officials held to discuss UAW business.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”Spokesman Brian Rothenberg says nothing changed after the meeting and that Jones and Vance Pearson are still in office. Pearson is a district director from the St.

Louis area.” data-reactid=”25″>Spokesman Brian Rothenberg says nothing changed after the meeting and that Jones and Vance Pearson are still in office.

Pearson is a district director from the St. Louis area.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”The executives met at a Detroit Metropolitan Airport hotel on Friday, a day after federal authorities unveiled charges against Person in a widening union corruption probe.” data-reactid=”26″>The executives met at a Detroit Metropolitan Airport hotel on Friday, a day after federal authorities unveiled charges against Person in a widening union corruption probe.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”After the meeting, Jones’ driver and others physically blocked an Associated Press reporter from trying to approach him to ask questions. Jones has not been charged in the case.

” data-reactid=”27″>After the meeting, Jones’ driver and others physically blocked an Associated Press reporter from trying to approach him to ask questions. Jones has not been charged in the case.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”The corruption scandal is complicating contract talks with General Motors. The union’s contract with the company expires Saturday night.

” data-reactid=”28″>The corruption scandal is complicating contract talks with General Motors. The union’s contract with the company expires Saturday night.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”The United Auto Workers union has extended its national contracts with Ford and Fiat Chrysler, but the pact with General Motors is still set to expire on Saturday night.” data-reactid=”31″>The United Auto Workers union has extended its national contracts with Ford and Fiat Chrysler, but the pact with General Motors is still set to expire on Saturday night.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”GM has been picked as the union’s target company, meaning it’s the focus of bargaining and will be the first company to face a strike. The four-year contract with GM will expire at 11:59 p.

m. Saturday.

” data-reactid=”32″>GM has been picked as the union’s target company, meaning it’s the focus of bargaining and will be the first company to face a strike. The four-year contract with GM will expire at 11:59 p.

m. Saturday.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”Experts say a strike against GM is likely given the wide gulf between the union and company on wages, plant closures and other issues.” data-reactid=”33″>Experts say a strike against GM is likely given the wide gulf between the union and company on wages, plant closures and other issues.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”One Detroit local union hall already has posted picket line schedules with no dates attached.” data-reactid=”34″>One Detroit local union hall already has posted picket line schedules with no dates attached.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”A strike against General Motors looms large as contracts with the United Auto Workers and Detroit’s three automakers is about to expire.” data-reactid=”37″>A strike against General Motors looms large as contracts with the United Auto Workers and Detroit’s three automakers is about to expire.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”The union’s national agreements with GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler end at 11:59 p.m.

Saturday. The union has picked GM as its target company.

” data-reactid=”38″>The union’s national agreements with GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler end at 11:59 p.m.

Saturday. The union has picked GM as its target company.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”It’s possible that contracts will be extended or an agreement is reached. But 49,200 UAW members also could walk out of GM plants next week.

” data-reactid=”39″>It’s possible that contracts will be extended or an agreement is reached. But 49,200 UAW members also could walk out of GM plants next week.

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8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”Experts say both sides are far apart, with workers wanting a bigger slice of record company profits and automakers seeking to cut labor costs that are higher than U.S.

factories owned by foreign-based companies.” data-reactid=”40″>Experts say both sides are far apart, with workers wanting a bigger slice of record company profits and automakers seeking to cut labor costs that are higher than U.

S. factories owned by foreign-based companies.

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