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Fed Up With ‘Walmart Wages,’ Workers at Alabama Auto Parts Plant Vote Overwhelmingly to Join UAW

  Vote Marks a Rejection of the Wage Cuts and Rampant Abuse of Temp Positions Now Widespread in the Auto Parts Sector   Piedmont, Ala. –  Facing pay as low as $9.70/hour, unaffordable health care, and abusive use of temp positions, workers at a parts plant operated by the global auto supplier Commercial Vehicle Group (CVG) announced Thursday that they have voted overwhelmingly to join the United Auto Workers. The vote, 89-45, marks a rejection of the pay cuts and growing use of temp positions that are increasingly the norm at auto parts plants, which now employ nearly three out ... Read more