UAW workers on strike get pay increase, option for part-time jobs

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Members have to continue their picket duties in order to get the strike increase and part-time work opportunity

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DETRIOT, Mich. (WKBN) – Starting on Sunday, United Auto Workers members on strike against General Motors will get more money and the option for part-time work.

Workers will now make $275 a week instead of $250.

The decision was authorized by UAW executives on Saturday.

The increase was initially scheduled for Jan. 1, 2020.

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Along with the increase, workers can also take on part-time jobs without it affecting their strike pay.

According to the UAW, members have to continue their picket duties in order to get the strike increase and part-time work opportunity.

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