How the UAW strike could impact the Lansing economyAfter Lansing's General Motor's Distribution Center became one of 38 new locations to join the UAW Strike. We took a look at how it could affect the Lansing economy.
- Experts says the UAW strike cost the U.S economy about $1.6 Billion after the first week.
- The video above explains what impact it could have on the Lansing area.
And after Friday’s decision to go on strike at a parts distribution center here Lansing we wanted to know what the impact might be for us.“Lost wages is a major loss for the local economy," said Christina Benton the director of market industry analysis at the Anderson Economic Group. "We specialize in economic analysis. And one of the industries in which we specialize is the automotive industry.”From the beginning they’ve been looking at the types of losses a strike against the big three would have on the economy.