October 24, 2020

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    UAW members recommend approval of Fiat Chrysler labor deal

    Union members of United Auto Workers from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s U.S. plants on Wednesday recommended authorization of a tentative labor agreement that would permit the Italian-American automaker to prevent a strike as it collaborates to merge with France’s Groupe PSA. Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and PSA, the innovator of Peugeot and Citroen, in October declared […]

    Chrysler , Fiat
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    UAW reaches contract deal with 850 Aramark employees at GM plants

    The United Auto Workers union on Thursday reached a tentative agreement for a new contract concerning 850 Aramark workers who work at General Motors plants located in Ohio and Michigan in maintenance, two sources briefed on the matter stated. The UAW did not want members to be forced to cross Aramark picket lines to return […]

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    UAW gives up smaller Volkswagen unit in order to unionize Tennessee plant

    The United Auto Workers (UAW) union is giving up its bid to force Volkswagen of America Inc to bargain with a group of skilled trade employees at its Chattanooga, Tennessee vehicle plant as it looks forward to unionize all the employees at the factory. The UAW on Monday moved to withdraw a case that has […]

    Volkswagen
    United Automobile Workers (UAW)

    UAW increases strike pay ahead of bargaining

    The United Auto Workers is boosting strike pay to $250 weekly from $200 ahead of the union’s collective-bargaining effort with the Detroit automakers later this year. The $50 rise, declared by UAW President Gary Jones Monday at the union’s bargaining convention at Cobo Center, is effective from March this year. Beginning in January, strike pay […]

    Chrysler , Ford , General Motors
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    GM sued by UAW for their decision to end production at U.S. plants

    The United Auto Workers union on Tuesday submitted suit against General Motors concerning its decision to end production at three U.S. auto plants, saying it breached a 2015 collective bargaining agreement. The suit submitted in U.S. District Court in Ohio said GM’s choice to end production at three plants in Michigan, Ohio and Maryland declared […]

    General Motors
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    UAW sues General Motors over temporary workers

    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 […]

    General Motors
    United Automobile Workers (UAW)

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

    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 […]

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    Ford, Ekso collaborates for ‘bionic’ auto workers

    Robots have replaced numerous U.S. production workers, but new mechanical exoskeletons being evaluated by Ford Motor might help factory workers to operate like bionic individuals, decreasing the physical damage of millions of recurring tasks over several years. The United States automaker stated on Thursday that workers at two U.S. factories are evaluating upper-body exoskeletons developed […]

    Ford
    United Automobile Workers (UAW)

    UAW talking to General Motors regarding car sales slump on U.S. jobs

    The president of the United Auto Workers union stated last week the union is discussing with General Motors about the possible threat to plants and jobs from slumping U.S. vehicle sales. “We are speaking to the automaker right now about the products that they presently have” at underused car plants including Hamtramck in Michigan and […]

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    Tesla Model S

    United Auto Workers union courts Tesla workers, boosts ‘buy American’ message

    United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams stated that the union is getting in touch with Tesla Inc, and plans to improve efforts to persuade U.S. consumers not to buy cars integrated in other nations, including those sold by the Detroit car manufacturers. The UAW leader likewise used a conference with reporters to applaud President Donald […]

    Tesla
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    Dennis Williams: Organizing at Tesla depends on workers

    The president of the United Auto Workers union stated on Thursday UAW organizers are in touch with employees at Silicon Valley automaker Tesla Inc, but stated any official effort to arrange employees will be figured out by the interest of employees. UAW President Dennis Williams informed the UAW is not paying a worker who went […]

    Tesla
    Ford Motor plant in Cuautitlan Izcalli, Mexico

    Ford cancels plans for Mexico plant as Trump warns to tax General Motors

    President-elect Donald Trump warned to put tax on General Motors for importing compact vehicles to the United States from Mexico on Tuesday as competing Ford canceled strategies to open a new compact vehicle plant south of the border. Trump tweeted early Tuesday that General Motors was sending out Mexican-made Chevrolet Cruzes to the United States […]

    Ford , General Motors
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    UAW president stays UAW will support Unifor in talks with General Motors in Canada

    United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams stated on Monday the U.S. union will support Canada’s unionized auto workers during agreement talks with General Motors however declined to state whether the UAW would refuse work at GM plants in case of a Canadian strike. Williams stated in an interview he believes GM and Jerry Dias, president […]

    American , General Motors
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    United Auto Workers: Volkswagen reneged on deal to recognize union

    A signed agreement reveals that Volkswagen authorities broke a pledge to acknowledge the United Auto Workers without another vote at the automaker’s only U.S. plant in Tennessee, a top union official stated Tuesday. Gary Casteel, the UAW’s secretary-treasurer, brought the 2014 file specifying that Volkswagen would acknowledge the UAW as the representative of its members […]

    Volkswagen
    United Auto Workers

    UAW hopes to unionize Tesla Fremont plant

    Tesla has a domestic manufacturing plant without a union, comfortably uncommon for an American automaker. Tesla states that it takes great care of its employees at its Fremont center, in spite of the lack of employee defenses that feature unionizing. However this lack of a union in Fremont might not always hold true. Dennis Williams, […]

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