Former UAW vice president charged in corruption investigation

United Automobile Workers (UAW)

U.S. prosecutors in Detroit charged a former high-ranking United Auto Workers official in charge of the labor union’s association with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) of misusing funds for lavish purchases for himself and other union authorities. Norwood Jewell, who headed the UAW’s FCA department from 2014 until his retirement in January last year, was charged […]

UAW sues General Motors over temporary workers

United Automobile Workers (UAW)

The United Auto Workers stated on Thursday it was taking legal action against General Motors over labor contract violations emerging from its alleged use of temporary workers at an Indiana assembly plant, escalating the union’s fight against automaker’s plans to possibly shut down U.S. factories. The lawsuit, submitted on Wednesday in U.S. District Court in […]