SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

March 03, 2008 05:00 ET

UAW Strikes at American Axle Resulting in GM Idling Truck Plant in Michigan, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - March 3, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The United Auto Workers union (UAW) (Detroit, Michigan) walked out just after midnight on Tuesday, February 26, 2008, at five American Axle & Manufacturing Incorporated (NYSE:AXL) (Detroit) facilities in Michigan and three facilities in New York, initiating their third auto-industry strike in the last six months. Approximately 3,600 workers walked off the job and into the snow to begin picketing once negotiations broke down on a new four-year contract with the automotive supplier.

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