Why the transition to electric cars looms large in UAW talks with Big 3 automakers

Wages, benefits and job security may be at the heart of union talks with Detroit automakers — but the rise of battery-powered cars looms large in the background.

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​Wages, benefits and job security may be at the heart of union talks with Detroit automakers — but the rise of battery-powered cars looms large in the background.