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    :: Tuesday, June 20, 2006 ::

    UAW forced to face changing realities - By Boston Herald editorial staff
    How did the UAW wind up behind the eight ball like this, with less than half the members it had in 1979? Briefly, it lost its monopoly on the supply of labor to the vehicle manufacturers as the Big Three companies lost their dominance. The companies now hold barely half the market and the foreign-owned plants that supply the balance are almost all non-union.
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