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News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 26, 2020  

Ford pushes for factory restart, unions not so sure

One Mexico facility and four in the US, not Oakville, Ont. plant.

News Automotive General
March 18, 2020  

Detroit 3, UAW agree on virus measures to keep plants running

Partial closure of plants, deep cleaning and longer periods between shift enacted to protect employees.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 3, 2020  

Good liquor and other joys: ex UAW official pleads guilty

Conspired with at least six other UAW officials in a multiyear effort to embezzle money for personal benefit.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 16, 2020  

Think tank says UAW deals increased automakers’ labour costs

Center for Automotive Research calculated GM and Ford will see total costs grow $8 per hour, Fiat Chrysler’s will rise by $11.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
December 12, 2019  

UAW workers ratify new contract with Fiat Chrysler

Deal extends a moratorium on outsourcing of jobs and will maintain its US presence through the life of the contract.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
December 2, 2019  

Fiat Chrysler, UAW reach tentative deal on contract

Will go to 47,000 union members for approval after UAW-FCA national council go over the details.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 20, 2019  

GM accuses Fiat Chrysler of bribing UAW to get lower costs

Lawsuit alleges FCA corrupted the bargaining process with the UAW in the 2009, 2011 and 2015 contracts.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 19, 2019  

UAW now turns focus to Fiat Chrysler, strike possible

Union expects FCA to follow the template set by GM and Ford, carmaker says conditions are different.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 7, 2019  

Acting UAW head to clean up corruption found by feds

Promising financial controls in place to stop the bribery and embezzlement.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 31, 2019  

Ford, UAW union reach tentative contract agreement

Agreement likely will mirror the pact approved by GM workers after a 40-day strike.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 28, 2019  

GM deal costs make talks with Ford, Fiat Chrysler difficult

Pay raises and a huge signing bonus, union’s top-notch health care changed little.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 28, 2019  

GM workers ratify contract, ending 40-day US strike

Four-year deal will be used as a template in bargaining with Ford and Fiat Chrysler.

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 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.