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Biden Urges Hyundai, Samsung to Embrace Union Workers

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Biden speaks to the media next to Euisun Chung in Seoul on May 22.
Biden speaks to the media next to Euisun Chung in Seoul on May 22.Photographer: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images
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President Joe Biden encouraged Hyundai Motor Co. to partner with unionized US workers following a meeting with the company’s chief executive. 

“Hyundai and any company investing in the United States would benefit greatly from entering into partnerships with some of the most highly skilled, dedicated and engaged workers in the world,” Biden said in a joint appearance with Hyundai’s Executive Chairman Euisun Chung. “And that is American union members.”