Uaw & Cat NPR's Don Gonyea reports that the rank-and-file membership of the United Auto Workers voted to reject a deal with Caterpillar that would have ended six and a half years of labor unrest at the Peoria-based company. Workers who voted against the settlement were upset at the many union concessions in the deal, including an amnesty for "scabs" who crossed UAW picket lines.
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Uaw & Cat

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Uaw & Cat

Uaw & Cat

Uaw & Cat

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NPR's Don Gonyea reports that the rank-and-file membership of the United Auto Workers voted to reject a deal with Caterpillar that would have ended six and a half years of labor unrest at the Peoria-based company. Workers who voted against the settlement were upset at the many union concessions in the deal, including an amnesty for "scabs" who crossed UAW picket lines.