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United Auto Workers delegates are expected to vote Tuesday on a controversial dues hike, and some members on Monday staged a last-ditch effort to derail the first increase in more than four decades.

But halting the hike likely hinges on scoring an important on-the-record roll-call vote, rather than a voice vote, they say, because the dues increase is a union-backed proposal.

Getting that roll-call vote requires the support of 307 delegates — roughly one-third of the 1,100 attending this year’s convention. Dissenters, at a meeting following the conclusion of the convention’s first day, said they are looking to end the UAW’s “social club” mentality and prevent a “slap in the face” with any dues increase.

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UAW Workers Have A Hard Time Grasping A $14 Month Dues Hike - First Increase In 40 Years

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