UAW leaders set to nominate Bob King for president

If past practice is any indication, support from the UAW’s administrative caucus means King should have it in the bag.


DETROIT (Reuters) – The leadership of the United Auto Workers is set to meet next week to name Bob King as the preferred candidate to succeed retiring President Ron Gettlelfinger, two people with knowledge of the plan said.

King, who has headed negotiations with Ford, would be named as the preferred candidate by the UAW’s administrative caucus at a meeting set for Wednesday, according to the sources, who could not be named because the plan remains private.

UAW spokesman Roger Kerson declined to comment.

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