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News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 24, 2019  

GM suppliers face lingering revenue fallout from strike

Companies suffered varying degrees of damage from the sudden shutdown of operations on Sept. 16.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 24, 2019  

Workers at large GM plant truck plant in Michigan approve contract

Flint local is the second-largest, so its approval is a strong sign the contract will be ratified.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 23, 2019  

Autoworkers from closed US plants fight new GM contract

They warn if automaker can close their plants, it can close other plants too.

News Automotive Government General
October 21, 2019  

GM workers called back to Oshawa plant after UAW reaches tentative deal

The company called the roughly 2,000 temporarily laid-off workers at Oshawa back Friday to restart production.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 17, 2019  

GM contract: worker pay hikes, factory closings move forward

A mix of pay raises, lump sum payments and a US$11,000 signing bonus; in exchange for factories closing.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 17, 2019  

GM strike pushed US factory output down 0.5% in September

Strike led to a 4.2% decline last month in the making of autos.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 17, 2019  

Workers celebrate deal with GM, show union power in industry

GM’s latest offer included wage increases, lump-sum payments, top-notch health insurance, promises of new products for many US factories.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 16, 2019  

GM and UAW reach tentative deal that could end strike

Union touts “major gains” for workers after months of bargaining.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 15, 2019  

Wages, pensions, plant investments still issues in GM strike

But signs are UAW and the automaker are progressing on key issues.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 9, 2019  

GM talks hit snag as union seeks products for UAW factories

Looking for job security: vehicles sold in the US should be made in the US.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 8, 2019  

GM restarts Ingersoll plant as scheduled despite US strike

Unifor president Jerry Dias believes the automaker can run the plant through to the end of October.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 7, 2019  

GM-UAW talks take turn for worse over product commitments

Union says offer did nothing to provide job security during the term of the agreement.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 2, 2019  

UAW strike could cost GM about US$1B and counting

Even as talks continue, the company is leery of settling the strike and saddling itself with costs that it will have to pay later.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 27, 2019  

GM reverses course, says strikers will keep health coverage

Workers howled and GM received withering criticism from politicians and on social media about cutting off the benefits.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 25, 2019  

Committees finish work in GM talks, top bargainers take over

Minor issues largely are resolved, focus shifts to wages, use of temporary workers and other contentious issues.