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July 12, 2017  

Unions seek improvements to NAFTA auto provisions

Unifor president Jerry Dias says the unions “will not allow trade to pit worker against worker.”

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July 12, 2017  

Rally starts union push at Mississippi Nissan plant

Nissan management opposes a union, although it says workers are free to choose whether they’d like to be represented or not.

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June 22, 2016  

Volkswagen reneged on deal to recognize union: UAW

Union says carmaker would recognize UAW as member representative if it dropped a challenge on the outcome of an election.

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December 7, 2015  

UAW wins vote for skilled workers VW’s US plant

A lopsided 108-44 win at Chattanooga plant for machinery maintenance personnel

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November 24, 2015  

Despite richer contracts, not all auto workers embrace spirit of compromise

Dissenters say union failed to win back painful concessions workers made when automakers were struggling in new labour contracts.

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November 20, 2015  

UAW unworried about political blowback for joint effort with German union

Unions will work together to boost wages and working conditions for the 100,000 people working for German employers in the US auto sector.

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November 13, 2015  

Ford to invest $900M at Chicago plant in tentative deal between automaker, union

Four-year agreement approved by UAW leadership includes the creation of 200 new jobs at the facility.

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October 26, 2015  

UAW, GM reach new contract agreement, avoiding strike

Agreement covers 52,600 US auto workers at 62 GM facilities in the US.

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October 26, 2015  

Maintenance workers at VW in Tennessee seek new UAW vote

Election on exclusive bargaining rights would only apply to the about 165 “skilled trade” workers at the plant.

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October 23, 2015  

UAW approves 2nd contract deal with Fiat Chrysler

Union members vote 77% in favour of the agreement, which covers 40,000 workers at 23 US factories.

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October 8, 2015  

Fiat Chrysler avoids strike with new UAW deal

Union cites significant gains; deal awaits membership approval.

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October 7, 2015  

UAW threatens strike in contract talks with Fiat Chrysler

Union members overwhelmingly rejected a tentative contract agreement last week.

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October 5, 2015  

UAW members approve Deere deal for 3 states

Master labour contract covers plant workers in Illinois, Iowa and Kansas.

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October 1, 2015  

UAW members reject four-year Fiat Chrysler deal

New deal had pay raises but didn’t end a lower wage rate for those hired after 2007.

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October 1, 2015  

Deere announces tentative agreement with UAW

Deal is for a six-year term; company will not release other specifics publicly.