UAW union president takes leave of absence under cloud of a federal investigation

United Automobile Workers (UAW)

The president of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union, who has been connected to an ongoing corruption investigation by U.S. federal officials, has taken a leave of absence, the union stated on Saturday in a statement. Gary Jones’ leave of absence, that follows a vote by the executive board, will be effective starting from Sunday, the […]

UAW elects new leader Gary Jones to face contract talks, federal investigation

United Automobile Workers (UAW)

The union that represents factory employees at the Detroit Three automakers elected regional director Gary Jones as its new president on Wednesday, before tough 2019 contract talks possible to coincide with decreasing U.S. sales of new vehicles. United Auto Workers authorities gathered in a balloon-filled convention hall in Detroit elected Jones, before the union’s Region […]