Car Prices, Supply, and Non-Union Workers: Ripple Effects of Historic UAW Strike

Evelyn Li
By Evelyn Li
September 15, 2023NTD Good Morningshare

A historic United Auto Workers (UAW) strike began in the early morning of Friday, Sept. 15, with around 12,700 of the union’s 150,000 employees at the Big 3 car manufacturers embarking on a “stand-up strike.” But what are the implications for car prices and the supply of automobiles for American consumers? Are the union’s demands reasonable? And what will the ripple effects be in the American car manufacturing industry and the wider U.S. labor market?

NTD spoke to Mark Mix, the president of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, to gain his insights on the strike action—and its ramifications.


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