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Protesters to target GM at Charity Preview

Jan 17, 2019 - The Detroit News

Party-goers at Friday's Charity Preview at the Detroit auto show will be met with protests from lawmakers, environmental groups and the United Auto Workers.

They will be pushing back against the plan by General Motors Co. to idle five factories in North America, affecting some 6,300 blue-collar employees in the U.S. and Canada.

The UAW will host a candlelight vigil at Hart Plaza from 5-7 p.m. Friday with union workers from Detroit-Hamtramck and Lordstown Assembly, two of General Moto...