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It would appear even those titanic old-timers of the manufacturing industry, the UAW, is looking for a better way to answer membership questions — and it includes an online Q&A with UAW prez Ron Gettelfinger. The union boss addressed a number of topics in the online discussion today on the UAW web site including pensions, the Metro Detroit automakers and the union's strategy going into next year's contract negotiations. No word on whether he also addressed the question of relevancy — but hey, it's a start.

Gettelfinger goes online to answer UAW members' questions [Detroit News]

The UAW Calling For "Respekt" In Kansas City [internal]