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930 American GM Workers Win Full-Time Jobs, Wage Hikes in ‘Amazing’ UAW Deal

930 American GM Workers Win Full-Time Jobs, Wage Hikes in ‘Amazing’ UAW Deal

A deal struck between the United Auto Workers (UAW) and General Motors (GM) has won full-time jobs for about 930 American workers who have been temporary workers for the automaker and wage hikes.
General Motors Is Now Screwing with Auto Workers' Healthcare

General Motors Is Now Screwing with Auto Workers' Healthcare

The move could even impact the strength and duration of the strike.
Photos: GM auto workers strike across the US

Photos: GM auto workers strike across the US

Nearly 50,000 walked off the job in the biggest action by UAW workers in more than decade. The union is seeking higher pay and wants GM to keep more US plants open.

Unifor Head Says Labor Board Ruling Won’t Stop a Future Strike

Ontario Labor Relations Board Chairman Bernard Fishbein recently ruled that Unifor’s actions over the winter were illegal under the province’s Labor Relations Act, stipulating that the union must

Extreme Vitriol: Unifor Squares Off With Ontario, Receives Support From Veteran Rockstar

The Ontario government isn’t pleased with Unifor’s handling of General Motors’ decision to close Oshawa Car Assembly. Like the UAW, Canada’s autoworker union has been extremely vocal in its opposition

Subaru’s Sales Success Comes With a Big Side of Trouble

Subaru’s sales in the United States effectively tripled in the past decade, making it the most important market for the brand by a wide margin. However, the automaker has had to expend quite a bit of

Unifor Planning to Protest General Motors at Detroit Auto Show, UAW Boycotts Blazer

Things are starting to get truly ugly between Canada’s Unifor and General Motors. On Friday, the union held a rally in Windsor, Ontario, with that automaker’s headquarters just a river away. During

Here Come Ford’s Layoffs: Automaker Outlines Its Euro Restructuring Plan

On Thursday, Ford announced preliminary details of a plan that will ultimately erase thousands of European jobs in an attempt to return the business to profitability. The decision comes after several

UAW Sues General Motors Over Temporary Workforce

Last week a lawsuit was filed with the U.S. District Court in Youngstown claiming that General Motors is in violation of a “memorandum of understanding” with the United Automobile Workers by allowing

Tesla Workers Are Attempting to Unionize Again

Employees at Tesla’s solar-panel factory in Buffalo, New York, are launching a drive to unionize with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the United Steelworkers. The campaign aims

It Begins: Ford Restructuring Ends Production at Blanquefort Plant in France

As part of Ford’s massive restructuring plan, which is said to focus primarily on its European assets, the automaker will end assembly at its Blanquefort transmission plant in France next year. Its

Ford Expands Paid Time Off for New Parents

Wages may have stagnated, but companies know they can still curry the public’s favor by other means. Because corporations aren’t people, despite the government saying otherwise, they can’t really be

GM Offers Buyout to 18,000 Salaried Employees

Wednesday morning, General Motors announced third-quarter 2018 earnings “reflecting profitability in all core operating segments.” Operating profits were at $2.5 billion, with North American profit
Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs will mean fewer goods “Made in America”

Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs will mean fewer goods “Made in America”

Donald Trump is launching a defense of US steel and aluminum producers by imposing tariffs on imports of the raw metals from foreign producers. The…

German Automotive Industry Coping With Widespread Strikes

With the UAW currently coping with a high-profile corruption scandal in the United States, news of Germany’s widespread auto strikes has taken a backseat in domestic media. Last Friday, IG Metall
Elon Musk Rebuts Pro-Union Claims about Injuries and Low Pay at Tesla

Elon Musk Rebuts Pro-Union Claims about Injuries and Low Pay at Tesla

Says United Auto Workers is allied with legacy carmakers.
Elon Musk Rebuts Pro-Union Claims about Injuries and Low Pay at Tesla

Elon Musk Rebuts Pro-Union Claims about Injuries and Low Pay at Tesla

Says United Auto Workers is allied with legacy carmakers.
UAW Says It Will Greet  Tesla Workers With ‘Open Arms’

UAW Says It Will Greet Tesla Workers With ‘Open Arms’

Though Elon Musk claims that the worker who reached out is actually on UAW payroll.
UAW Says It Will Greet  Tesla Workers With ‘Open Arms’

UAW Says It Will Greet Tesla Workers With ‘Open Arms’

Though Elon Musk claims that the worker who reached out is actually on UAW payroll.