Hundreds of local GM workers are one step closer to going on strike.
Members of UAW Local 651 voted in favor of authorizing a strike.
It passed with 72 percent of workers voting yes.
Members of Local 651 have been working without a contract for nearly 2 years. There are about 850 workers in Local 651.
The approval doesn't mean workers will walk out. Instead, the union hopes this puts the pressure on GM to reach an agreement.
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