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Spring Hill GM workers compromise with law enforcement on blocking truck access to plant

PHOTO: Protesters block a truck trying to access the Spring Hill General Motors plant on Thursday. / Photo by Alexander Willis By ALEXANDER WILLIS As the nationwide strike of tens of thousands of auto workers entered its fourth day on Thursday, protesters at the Spring Hill General Motors (GM) plant came to a compromise with

Spring Hill GM workers prepared to strike for “as long as it takes”

PHOTO: Drivers honk as General Motors workers protest alongside U.S. 31 Monday morning. / Photo by Alexander Willis BY ALEXANDER WILLIS Spring Hill’s General Motors plant, which sits just off of U.S. 31 and employs roughly 3,800 people, was mostly empty Monday morning — its assembly lines frozen still. The reason? The workers who would

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Spring Hill General Motors workers to strike Sunday night in first national auto strike in more than 10 years

PHOTO: The roughly 3,800 workers at the Spring Hill General Motors plant plan to strike Sunday night at midnight. / Photo by Alexander Willis BY ALEXANDER WILLIS Following a failed negotiation Sunday morning between the United Automobile Workers (UAW) labor union and General Motors representatives in Detroit, Mich., UAW workers nationwide — including those at

Dave Ramsey unveils new headquarters in Franklin alongside Gov. Bill Lee

PHOTO: Dave Ramsey celebrates alongside Gov. Bill Lee on Friday after having just cut the ceremonial ribbon, officially opening Ramsey Solutions' new headquarters in Franklin. / Photo by Alexander Willis BY ALEXANDER WILLIS In 2015, Ramsey Solutions, the personal finance company, purchased 47 acres of land just off I-65 in south Franklin with the goal

Spring Hill UAW Chair says local GM plant is "blessed," but plant closures, layoffs elsewhere are "devastating"

BY ALEXANDER WILLIS Mike Herron, chairman of the Spring Hill chapter of the United Automobile Workers (UAW)  said GM workers in Spring Hill, spared by Monday's announcement by the company of layoffs and plant closures, are "very blessed" to have what they do, and that their mission will be to continue to stay on task and

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