OMA to UAW: Prioritize Competitiveness of Auto Sector


Following the announcement of the United Auto Workers’ strike at multiple facilities of the Big Three automakers — including a plant in Toledo — the OMA called on union leaders to prioritize the competitiveness of America’s auto sector. Over the last four years, the price of new a car has risen 30% to around $48,000. This as China is set to become the world’s biggest car exporter, according to reports. Read the OMA’s press release. Multiple outlets quoted OMA President Ryan Augsburger, including Fox 8 News (Cleveland), Crain’s Cleveland Business, The Center Square, and The Business Journal (Youngstown). Meanwhile, the strike’s “ripple effect” has begun as layoffs have been announced in recent days. 9/21/2023