DETROIT – The United Auto Workers union stands at a crossroads, as newly elected president Bob King takes office during a period of uncertainty, labor analysts say. King inherits a UAW that has given back hard-fought achievements to boost struggling auto makers, a membership that has dwindled to about half of its 1979 peak of 1.5 million, increasing pressure to organize the transplant auto makers and a number of new vice presidents. He also must fill the rather large shoes of outgoing ...

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