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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

General Motors strike to negatively impact U.S. October job growth

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A strike by General Motors employees should weigh on U.S. job growth in October, government data revealed on Friday. The Labor Department’s monthly strike report revealed 46,000 General Motors workers were idle at the automaker’s plants in Michigan and Kentucky during the October payrolls count. Striking employees who do not receive a paycheck during the […]

Class-action lawsuit filed against Tesla, claiming racial discrimination

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U.S. automaker Tesla Inc hit with a class-action lawsuit claiming its California production plant is a “hotbed for racist behavior.” The lawsuit submitted in California state court in Oakland is at least the third submitted this year by black employees who informed they were addressed using racial slurs which the company overlooked their complaints. However […]