Dublin Volvo workers still on strike

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Workers at the Volvo Trucks North America plant in Dublin have entered their second week on strike.

Workers at the plant, Volvo’s only North American manufacturer of its heavy-duty trucks, began striking at midnight on Feb. 1 when their contract expired. About 2,600 employees of the plant are part of the United Auto Workers Local 2069.

The union failed to reach an agreement on a new contract throughout negotiations in January. About 95 percent of union workers voted on Jan. 28 to start the strike.


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