The UAW, in a news release on Feb. 21, said it plans to spend $40 million on organizing workers in non-union auto plants and battery facilities. They also emphasized that their target area will be the South. The impetus for the push comes from the huge wins in Detroit, when the union coordinated strikes and successfully negotiated for their demands with Ford, General Motors, and Stellanis. Wage gains, cost-of-living adjustments, and other improvements were wins for the union.

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