UAW's financial struggles worry Detroit automakers, who have grown accustomed to labor peace

  • by: TOM KRISHER , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 22, 2014 - 9:15 AM

DETROIT — The United Auto Workers' membership and dues are down sharply from just six years ago. In another sign of weakness, the union suffered a stunning defeat this month when it tried to organize a Tennessee factory run by labor-friendly Volkswagen.

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