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Franchise dealers in the Chicago area have been involved in a dispute with their mechanics for several weeks now. It has gotten ugly, with no end in sight, although some stores have made a separate peace, as it were. In cities in which mechanics are unionized, they often strike. That's true of any organized labor. It's why Elon Musk fears the UAW so much. Yet, he also wants company-owned stores. What if the UAW organized the workers at these stores? Not just the mechanics, but all sorts of workers? In some countries. the salesmen are unionized. Could that happen here?

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Ted Craig

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