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UAW Local 699 President Tom Hurst believes some of the 1,500 Nexteer workers laid off in Saginaw County could get back to work quickly after the strike ends, but some may be off for weeks longer.
UAW members are standing their ground on the picket lines until union leaders decide whether to end the 31-day strike.
Many UAW members picketing in Flint on Thursday were waiting to hear details of a tentative agreement between the union and GM before deciding whether to support it.
General Motors and the United Auto Workers didn't discuss details of a tentative agreement reached Wednesday, but the union says workers achieved big gains.