Political rivals Biden, Trump enter into UAW strike discussion

(The Center Square) – The strike continues for United Auto Workers union members as President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump weigh in.
The strike has reached 30 General Motor plants scattered across the nation, including two Illinois plants in Naperville and Bolingbrook. So far, nearly 19,000 workers have joined the strike. The strike is against the three major auto companies: Ford, Stellantis and General Motors.
The UAW initially sought wage increases of as much as 46% over four years, cost-of-living adjustments, pensions and retiree health care for all workers, and a 32-hour work week paid as 40 hours, including the 46% pay hike.
On Tuesday in Michigan, Biden spoke with union leaders, …