Filing comes as the union works toward gaining collective bargaining rights at its first foreign-owned plant in the South.
Williams under pressure to end a second level of wages starting at $15/hour.
Is the union preparing to launch another salvo in the US deep south?
Transitioning to higher bracket after hiring surpasses wage caps.
Contract talks open with Fiat Chrysler, Ford and General Motors this summer.
Entitle the union to biweekly discussions with managers and frequent access to the plant.
The automaker stopped UAW supporters from handing out literature inside the plant.
Establishes formal rules for labour groups, may pit UAW against ACE
“The time has come for workers on both sides of the border to share in the auto industry’s recovery…”
Automaker says it will recognize the union, allowing it to bargain for both members and non-members.
Michael Brech said he supports the United Auto Workers’ efforts to gain recognition at the plant.
New contract eliminates two-tiered pay system.
UAW chides “union-busting politicians” who claim collective bargaining hurts productivity.
If successful, it would become the first unionized foreign auto plant in the southern US.
Officers will lead contract negotiations with automakers, parts suppliers and government departments.