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The UAW heads South
May 13, 2024

The UAW heads South

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A unionization vote at an Alabama Mercedes-Benz plant this week will put the UAW's organizing efforts to the test.

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UAW to be put to the test this week in Alabama Mercedes-Benz union vote

May 13, 2024
Starting Monday, around 5,200 workers at a Mercedes-Benz assembly-and-battery complex near Tuscaloosa, Alabama, will begin voting on whether to join the UAW.
Above, people celebrate at a United Auto Workers vote watch party on April 19, in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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Buy now, pay later debt grows but is hidden from credit bureaus

May 13, 2024
Adobe Analytics projects that buy now, pay later loans could drive as much as $84 billion in spending in 2024. But the debt shoppers are racking up is basically hidden from credit bureaus, lenders and economists.
Consumers are increasingly opting for buy now, pay later options. And that debt is basically invisible to credit bureaus and lenders.
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