Ford, UAW union reach tentative contract agreement
Agreement likely will mirror the pact approved by GM workers after a 40-day strike.
US auto workers union, Detroit 3 at odds as contract talks open
Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler are still making good money, and the UAW will want a bigger piece.
US productivity surges at 2.9% annualized growth rate in Q2
Economic growth indicator follows a much weaker 0.3% gain in the first quarter.
South Carolina Boeing workers say no to joining machinist union
An uphill battle for organizers, vote maintains the South’s anti-unionization history.
GM may find jobs for laid off workers at other factories
There may be more jobs available at truck and SUV factories where sales are growing.
Volkswagen files appeal of UAW ruling at Tennessee
NLRB ruled the German automaker was engaging in unfair labour practices.
Ford to build small car factory in Mexico
Production of the Focus C-Max hybrid will shift from suburban Detroit.
Unilever India settles mercury poisoning claims
Workers’ group says 45 workers and 18 family members died over a period of 33 years.
Hundreds walk off Tesla job in Nevada labour dispute
Union officials said work at Tesla’s gigafactory is increasingly being done by non-union, out-of-state crews.
UAW claims more unfair labour practices at Volkswagen
Union charges workplace changes are made without consultation with the maintenance workers.
UAW wins vote for skilled workers VW’s US plant
A lopsided 108-44 win at Chattanooga plant for machinery maintenance personnel
Volvo Trucks to lay off 734 workers at Virginia plant
Cites lower demand for long haul trucks; will spend $38.1 million to upgrade plant
UAW going ‘micro’ with bargaining at VW plant
Small group of skilled trades to hold a vote on joining the union.
UAW opening US office with German IG Metall
Unions intend to improve wages and working conditions among German-owned automotive suppliers.
UAW members approve Deere deal for 3 states
Master labour contract covers plant workers in Illinois, Iowa and Kansas.