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  1. More Read the original story

    Jul 21, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Move Mississippi Forward and the Mississippi Economic Council say a new study shows the auto industry is the fastest growing industry in the state, employing over 18 thousand workers statewide. "It is important to know that salaries paid in the automotive industry exceed the state average by more than 34 percent which creates an improved quality of life for employees and their family," said Dolphus Weary, co Chair of Move Mississippi Forward The study, released in the shadow of a looming United Auto Workers Union vote at the Nissan plant in Canton, where workers are hoping to gain leverage for better pay, and working conditions.

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  2. Auto Industry Impact StudyRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Move Mississippi Forward and the Mississippi Economic Council say a new study shows the auto industry is the fastest growing industry in the state, employing over 18 thousand workers statewide. "It is important to know that salaries paid in the automotive industry exceed the state average by more than 34 percent which creates an improved quality of life for employees and their family," said Dolphus Weary, co Chair of Move Mississippi Forward The study, released in the shadow of a looming United Auto Workers Union vote at the Nissan plant in Canton, where workers are hoping to gain leverage for better pay, and working conditions.

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  3. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Newms360.com

    ... released Thursday was against the backdrop of the planned vote later this summer on whether to unionize Nissan in Canton, the state's largest automaker. Regardless of whether unionization will be good or bad for the industry, the report highlighted ... 1 comment

  4. Economic report adds fuel to Nissan union vote fireRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2017 | Mississippi Business Journal

    An updated study showing the major impact of the automotive industry on Mississippi's economy was released Thursday as an election approaches at the Nissan plant in Canton in which the workers will decide whether to unionize.

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  5. UAW president hopeful about campaign to unionize Nissan plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | USA Today

    UAW president hopeful about campaign to unionize Nissan plant UAW President Dennis Williams believes the union will prevail in its campaign to organize the Canton, Miss. plant.

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  6. Alabama Leaders Warns Unions To Stay Out Of The StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    ... The UAW won a deal with Japanese-based Nissan Motor Co. that will allow close to 4,000 full-time employees at its Canton, Miss., plant to vote on whether or not to organize as a labor union. The vote, which takes place the first week of August, ...

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  7. UPDATE 1-UAW chief: U.S. Nissan workers would vote for union right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Reuters

    The president of the United Auto Workers said on Thursday he feels "very strongly" that workers at Nissan Motor Co Ltd's plant in Canton, Mississippi, would support union representation if they voted now, but added that reports of intimidation by the automaker could change that. "A campaign can change from day to day and this will depend on employees at the plant," UAW President Dennis Williams said at a news conference in Detroit.

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  8. How the Left Can Win in the SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | The Nation

    Bernie Sanders's crushing defeat across the South should be a wake-up call for progressives-but victory is within reach. Participants at a pro-union rally near Nissan Motor Company's Canton, Mississippi, plant listen to Bernie Sanders speak on Saturday, March 4, 2017.

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  9. UAW head believes US Nissan workers would vote for union nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    United Auto Workers president Dennis Williams said on Thursday he feels "very strongly" that if Nissan Motor Co Ltd workers at the automaker's plant in Canton, Mississippi voted now, they would vote in favor of union representation. DETROIT: United Auto Workers president Dennis Williams said on Thursday he feels "very strongly" that if Nissan Motor Co Ltd workers at the automaker's plant in Canton, Mississippi voted now, they would vote in favor of union representation.

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  10. Williams 'confident' UAW can win vote at Nissan plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Automotive News

    UAW President Dennis Williams said he feels "very strongly" that Nissan workers in Canton, Miss., will vote early next month in favor of union representation. "We went in there very confident we had a strong group of people in the bargaining unit that wanted a union," he told journalists during a roundtable discussion Thursday at the union's headquarters in Detroit.

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  11. DePaul offers 2018 big man Javian FlemingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Big East Coast Bias

    Shortly after receiving a Georgetown offer, the 6-foot-9, 230-pound center from Canton, Miss. got another one from DePaul .

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  12. National Right to Work Foundation Issues Special Legal Notice to...Read the original story

    Jul 18, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Recently, United Autoworkers union officials announced a push to impose monopoly control over all front-line employees at the Nissan plant in Canton, Mississippi. In light of the tactics union organizers frequently utilize while pushing for monopoly bargaining powers over workers, National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys have issued a special legal notice for Nissan Canton workers.

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  13. Canton police looking for 5 Walmart robbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to Investigator Walker with the Canton Police Department, at 5:26 a.m., the men walked inside the Walmart on Feather Line and smashed the window out of several cases with a hammer. They also stole several Halo head phone speakers and ran out the back exit door of Walmart.

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  14. Endangered/Missing Child Alert issued for Canton 14-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | KAUZ

    Williams is described as a black female, five feet, one inch tall, weighing 135 pounds with dark brown, braided hair and brown eyes. She was last seen Tuesday, July 11 at about 11:45 a.m. near the intersection of Matthew Drive and Church Street in Canton.

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  15. Union Files For Vote By Workers At Mississippi Nissan PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Manufacturing.net

    The United Auto Workers filed petitions Monday to force a unionization election at a Nissan plant in Mississippi after a yearslong campaign to build support in a region typically unwelcoming to organized labor. The UAW declined comment but has scheduled an event Tuesday at its office near the plant in Canton, just north of Jackson.

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  16. Rally opens union push at Nissan Motor plant in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    Bishop Thomas Jenkins discusses his group's support of the United Auto Workers union at Nissan Motor Co.' s assembly plant during a Tuesday, July 11, 2017, rally at the UAW office near the plant in Canton, Miss.

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  17. Wall St falls on weak ADP jobs data, North Korea tensionsRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | Fox News

    In this April 6, 2016, photograph, Nissan technician David Newton uses a lift to move a front seat for installation into a new Altima on the assembly line at the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant in Canton, Miss. U.S. businesses ramped up their ... investment in industrial machinery, semiconductors, and other big-ticket items in December 2016, boosting demand for factory goods.

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  18. US factory orders fall in May for second straight monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | USA Today

    ... photograph, a technician uses a lift to move a back seat section into a new Altima on the assembly line at the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant in Canton, Miss. On Wednesday, July 5, 2017, the Commerce Department reports on orders to U.S. ...

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  19. Redesigned 2017 Nissan Titan half-ton offers carlike accommodations, gas V-8Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... Ford F-150 and Ram. Nissan rolled out the original Titan in summer 2003 as the main product of its new plant in Canton, Miss., which has been -- and will continue to be -- the exclusive production site for the Titan. Designed as a "powerful ...

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  20. Madison Co. Peeping Tom sentenced for stalking child in WalMart bathroom, touching himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A Madison County man, arrested in 2016 for stalking a 9-year-old girl and following her into a Walmart bathroom, pleaded guilty on Thursday to voyeurism of a child under the age of 16. Chad Harpole Dodds was sentenced to serve 10 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections and will be served day-for-day without the possibility of probation, parole or early release. On August 17, 2016, the Canton Police Department was contacted by Walmart employees who reported that Dodds had followed a 9 year old child into the ladies restroom, where an employee saw him peeping into the stall.

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