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UAW delegates approved a dues increase today for the first time since 1967, after a long, emotional debate.

Over two hours, 20 delegates spoke forcefully for the proposal and 20 spoke out against it, challenging UAW leadership’s fiscal management. The vote was taken by a show of hands and easily passed with several hundred delegates on the convention floor.

“I think it was a great debate,” said UAW President Bob King. “It was open. I think everybody felt they had an opportunity to express their feelings about it.”

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UAW Membership Approves First Dues Increase In 40 Years

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