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United Auto Workers Open To Contract Changes

The head of the United Auto Workers has said the union is willing to change its contract and will delay billions of dollars in payments to a union-run health care trust.

The concession is a bid to help Detroit's ailing Big Three automakers, which are seeking a multibillion dollar congressional bailout to stay afloat.

Dustin Dwyer reports for Michigan Radio.

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Dustin Dwyer is a reporter for a new project at Michigan Radio that will look at improving economic opportunities for low-income children. Previously, he worked as an online journalist for Changing Gears, as a freelance reporter and as Michigan Radio's West Michigan Reporter. Before he joined Michigan Radio, Dustin interned at NPR's Talk of the Nation, wrote freelance stories for The Jackson Citizen-Patriot and completed a Reporting & Writing Fellowship at the Poynter Institute.