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President Biden to Meet with UAW President in Illinois This Week

They're expected to discuss plans to re-open a Stellantis plant

On Thursday, President Joe Biden will meet in Belvidere, Illinois, with the head of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union, where the two leaders are expected to highlight plans to reopen an auto factory that Stellantis wanted to close.

A White House official confirmed the meeting on the condition of anonymity to preview Biden's trip to the region.

The event will be an opportunity for Biden and UAW president Shawn Fain to publicly showcase tentative contract agreements that ended a nearly 45-day union strike that targeted General Motors, Ford and Stellantis, maker of Jeep, Dodge and Ram vehicles.

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