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Carrier Factory Union Chief Standing Ground Against Trump

Carrier Factory Union Chief Standing Ground Against Trump

A union president slammed by Donald Trump on Twitter stood his ground Thursday, maintaining the president-elect gave false hope to hundreds of workers by inflating the number of jobs being saved at a Carrier Corp. factory in Indianapolis.

United Steelworkers Local 1999 President Chuck Jones spent much of the day doing television interviews after Trump called out by name Wednesday night the leader of the union for a few thousand workers at the Carrier factory and 11 other plants.

Trump tweeted that Jones "has done a terrible job representing workers" following comments from Jones this week that Trump had lied to workers and put on a "dog-and-pony show" at...

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