Ford pushes for factory restart, unions not so sure
One Mexico facility and four in the US, not Oakville, Ont. plant.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Acting UAW head to clean up corruption found by feds
Promising financial controls in place to stop the bribery and embezzlement.
Ford, UAW union reach tentative contract agreement
Agreement likely will mirror the pact approved by GM workers after a 40-day strike.
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.
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.
GM suppliers face lingering revenue fallout from strike
Companies suffered varying degrees of damage from the sudden shutdown of operations on Sept. 16.
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.
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.
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.
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.
GM and UAW reach tentative deal that could end strike
Union touts “major gains” for workers after months of bargaining.
Wages, pensions, plant investments still issues in GM strike
But signs are UAW and the automaker are progressing on key issues.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
GM strike in 2nd week: Some progress but no end in sight
The union wants a bigger share of GM’s more than US$30 billion in profits during the past five years.
GM halts two thirds of St. Catharines production over US strike [UPDATED]
Follows the full shutdown of vehicle production at the company’s Oshawa Assembly Plant.
GM stops vehicle assembly in Oshawa due to disruption from U.S. strike
On Friday, GM halted production on its flex line in Oshawa that produces the Chevrolet Impala and Cadillac XTS and employs about 650 workers.
Striking workers question whether UAW leaders can be trusted
In August, FBI raided the suburban Detroit home of UAW President Gary Jones as part of the widening federal investigation.
US strike: Temporary layoffs for 1,200 GM Oshawa workers
Unifor president Jerry Dias expects more cuts at Canadian operations.
Slow progress reported in talks as GM strike enters third day
Committees working on wages, health insurance costs, temporary workers and new work for plants slated to close.
Canadian auto sector starting to feel effect of GM strike in US
Companies are looking to adjust production schedules to adapt to the disruption.