UAW union head warns of loss of jobs to China

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DETROIT, March 31 (Reuters) - The head of the United Auto Workers union warned on Monday that free trade with China was creating a "race to the bottom" that threatened the livelihood of its members and the companies they work for. In a rare news conference, UAW President Ron Gettelfinger also suggested the union would not make concessions in its contract negotiations later this year with Detroit's Big Three automakers. "There will be some tough issues that will be coming up, but we're ...

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