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UAW strike against GM ends after 40 days

UAW Local 440 president Kevin Hutchinson speaks to The Bloomingtonian after the 40 day strike against GM ended when union members voted nationally to ratify the contract, Friday, Oct., 26, 2019. Hutchinson said 60-percent of members in at Local 440 voted against the contract. One point of contention was the closing of up to four GM factories during the life of the contract. (Video by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
Workers and supporters stand outside UAW Local 440 after a 40 day strike against GM ended when union members voted nationally to ratify the contract, Friday, Oct., 26, 2019. Hutchinson said 60-percent of members in at Local 440 voted against the contract and turned it down. One point of contention was the closing of up to four GM factories during the life of the contract including a factory in Lordstown, Ohio. Over 700 workers at the Bedford Casting Operations plant were on strike with over 48,000 GM workers nationwide. (Video by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

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