UAW presses Toyota, Tesla to hire union workers

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* UAW calls Tesla-Toyota tie-up "welcome news" * UAW chief urges venture to hire back UAW workers DETROIT, May 21 (Reuters) - The United Auto Workers union urged Toyota Motor Corp and electric car start-up Tesla Motors to hire union workers when they reopen a recently closed plant near San Francisco. UAW President Ron Gettelfinger said the news that Toyota and Tesla would tie up to build an electric vehicle at a Fremont, California, plant formerly operated by Toyota and General Motors ...

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