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LABOR LEDE – October 11, 2019

As the strike of more than 48,000 UAW members at General Motors continues, the AFL-CIO has launched a digital ad campaign that will blanket 10 markets covering 15 cities. The ads will run on social media and are expected to reach more than 15.4 million people in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. The UAW strikers are fighting for fair wages, affordable health care, dignity, respect and the security they deserve. The AFL-CIO stands in solidarity with the hardworking employees who have sacrificed to make GM the success it is today.

Watch the 30-second ad here


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