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Published: Tuesday, 6/3/2014


UAW ready to vote on leadership, union dues


DETROIT — The United Auto Workers union opened a four-day convention Monday where 1,100 members will select a new president and decide whether to approve the first dues increase since 1967.

Dennis Williams, the union’s 61-year-old secretary-treasurer, is expected to be elected president on Wednesday, replacing the retiring Bob King. He was selected last November by union leaders to head a slate of officers for four-year terms.

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