October 31, 2020

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    General Motors asks judge to reinstate racketeering case against Fiat

    General Motors on Monday asked a U.S. federal judge to reinstate a racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), saying it has new details on foreign accounts used in an alleged bribery scheme involving its smaller competitor and union leaders. In its filing to U.S. District Judge Paul Borman, GM says the scheme, which it […]

    Chrysler , General Motors
    Detroit Michigan

    Michigan governor Whitmer allows manufacturers to reopen on May 11

    Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday stated the state’s factories can resume on May 11, removing one of the last significant obstacles to North American automakers bringing thousands of laid-off workers back to work while the coronavirus continues to spread. While resume the manufacturing sector, Whitmer also extended her state’s stay-at-home order by about two […]

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    United Automobile Workers (UAW)

    UAW gives its approval to Fiat Chrysler to reopen North American plants

    The United Auto Workers, the union that represents U.S. hourly workers at Detroit automakers, has given its tacit approval on Tuesday for the automakers to resume production amid the coronavirus pandemic, after Fiat Chrysler stated it expected to resume its North American plants on May 18. The United Auto Workers union has been negotiating with […]

    Chrysler , Fiat
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCA

    Fiat Chrysler to reopen U.S. plants on May 18

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has seen first-quarter loss of $1.8 billion and warned of a “significant” loss this quarter, even as it plans to reopen its most profitable North American truck plants on May 18 as coronavirus lockdowns ease. The Italian-American company, which has struck a $50 billion merger deal with France’s PSA Group to […]

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    Ford logo in their auto plant

    Ford wants to resume U.S. car plants if it can convince union

    Ford Motor on Thursday outlined the safety measures it will institute to resume its most profitable U.S. plants during the ongoing coronavirus crisis, expanding on similar efforts by General Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to convince leaders of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union to send members back to work. The UAW has until […]

    Ford
    United Automobile Workers (UAW)

    United Auto Workers union endorses Joe Biden for president

    The 400,000-member United Auto Workers union endorsed Joe Biden’s U.S. presidential bid on Tuesday, giving the Democrat a possible increase in his efforts to win over working-class voters in states that will decide the November 3 election. President Donald Trump, a Republican, has heavily courted auto workers in battleground states such as Michigan and Ohio, while […]

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    Ford logo in their auto plant

    Ford’s North American production delayed due to coronavirus

    Ford Motor stated on Tuesday it was delaying its plan to resume production at its North America plants because of the safety concerns for its workers amid the coronavirus crisis. To generate cash, the automaker had said last week it was poised to resume production at some plants in North America as soon as April […]

    Ford
    Detroit Three automakers, General Motors, Ford Motor, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

    Automakers, union form joint task force to limit coronavirus in the US

    American automakers General Motors, Ford Motor and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) are forming a coronavirus task force together with the United Auto Workers (UAW) union to enhance protections for their workers and limit the spread of coronavirus. The task force, which would be concentrating on areas consisting of vehicle production plans, is being headed by […]

    Chrysler , Ford , General Motors
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCA

    Fiat Chrysler rejects union bribery allegations in GM lawsuit

    Fiat Chrysler is moving to reject a racketeering lawsuit filed by competing automaker General Motors, rejecting allegations that it bribed union officials to impose higher labor costs on GM. In papers submitted Friday with the federal court in Detroit, FCA argued that GM’s lawsuit is far from facts. It also said that even if the […]

    Chrysler , Fiat , General Motors
    United Automobile Workers (UAW)

    Fiat Chrysler’s UAW members ratify a new four-year contract

    The United Auto Workers (UAW) union stated on Wednesday that rank-and-file members at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV have voted to support a new four-year labor contract with the automaker, assisting the Italian-American firm prevent a strike as it collaborates to merge with France’s Groupe PSA. Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and PSA, the maker of Peugeot and […]

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    United Automobile Workers (UAW)

    Fiat Chrysler reaches provisional labor deal with UAW

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and the United Auto Workers (UAW) union on Saturday declared a tentative agreement for a four-year labor contract, which is good for the automaker as it works to merge with France’s Groupe PSA. Fiat Chrysler and PSA had earlier announced a planned $50 billion merger to form the world’s fourth-largest automaker. […]

    Chrysler , Fiat
    United Auto Workers

    Ford’s UAW members vote to ratify a new four-year contract

    The United Auto Workers union stated on Friday that rank-and-file members at Ford Motor have voted in support of a new four-year labor contract with Ford. The UAW will now concentrate on Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), the only remaining Detroit automaker without a new labor contract. Discussions with FCA are expected to start on Monday, […]

    Ford
    Ford logo in their auto plant

    Ford has other plans for electric cars, new UAW agreement tells

    Ford may be moving its electric car strategy, the recent agreement with UAW tells Ford Motor’s tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers (UAW) suggests that a plan to bring electric vehicle production to Flat Rock, Michigan, factory that produces the Ford Mustang and Lincoln Continental has been modified. Ford announced in March that the factory would start building […]

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    United Automobile Workers (UAW)

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

    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 […]

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    United Automobile Workers (UAW)

    UAW president taking leave amid corruption investigation

    United Auto Workers (UAW) President Gary Jones is taking a paid leave of absence in middle of a federal investigation of corruption in the union. The UAW stated Jones requested the leave, which is effective Sunday. The federal government has been searching whether fraud and misuse of funds at the UAW took place for over […]

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