Economic growth indicator follows a much weaker 0.3% gain in the first quarter.
An uphill battle for organizers, vote maintains the South’s anti-unionization history.
There may be more jobs available at truck and SUV factories where sales are growing.
NLRB ruled the German automaker was engaging in unfair labour practices.
Production of the Focus C-Max hybrid will shift from suburban Detroit.
Workers’ group says 45 workers and 18 family members died over a period of 33 years.
Union officials said work at Tesla’s gigafactory is increasingly being done by non-union, out-of-state crews.
Union charges workplace changes are made without consultation with the maintenance workers.
A lopsided 108-44 win at Chattanooga plant for machinery maintenance personnel
Cites lower demand for long haul trucks; will spend $38.1 million to upgrade plant
Small group of skilled trades to hold a vote on joining the union.
Unions intend to improve wages and working conditions among German-owned automotive suppliers.
Master labour contract covers plant workers in Illinois, Iowa and Kansas.
But the hard work of getting workers to pass it remains.
Addresses pay and healh care issues but no specifics revealed.