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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.

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September 30, 2015  

Fiat Chrysler, UAW deal rejected in early voting

Leaders still hope for approval this week.

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September 24, 2015  

Alabama auto seat workers vote to join UAW

Workers cited issues such as wage caps and growing use of temporary workers in their vote to join the union.

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September 2, 2015  

Fiat to keep Jeep Wrangler in Ohio

Automaker to move Cherokee line out of state; does not say where to.

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July 15, 2015  

Fiat Chrysler, union chief agree two tier wages must go

Marchionne says people should get the same pay for the same work.

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July 14, 2015  

UAW, GM confident both sides can be happy as contract talks begin

The union wants pay raises for longtime workers and new product guarantees, while the automakers look to trim costs.

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July 9, 2015  

Detroit auto workers want a raise, manufacturers try to keep costs in check

UAW says it sacrificed in previous contracts and workers now deserve pay raises.

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April 30, 2015  

UAW filing reveals 55% membership at Tenn. VW plant

Filing comes as the union works toward gaining collective bargaining rights at its first foreign-owned plant in the South.

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February 23, 2015  

Auto worker protest at Miss. plant could open new UAW push

Is the union preparing to launch another salvo in the US deep south?

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December 15, 2014  

UAW chief says automakers can hike wages and stay competitive

Contract talks open with Fiat Chrysler, Ford and General Motors this summer.

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December 2, 2014  

Mercedes violated labour laws at Alabama plant, Feds say

The automaker stopped UAW supporters from handing out literature inside the plant.

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November 13, 2014  

UAW moves on two-tier wages

“The time has come for workers on both sides of the border to share in the auto industry’s recovery…”

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November 11, 2014  

UAW says new VW policy opens door to union in Tennessee

Automaker says it will recognize the union, allowing it to bargain for both members and non-members.

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September 25, 2014  

Ford adding 1,200 workers, another shift at Missouri plant to build Transit van

Workers have been hired and are expected to start work in late November.

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September 24, 2014  

Alabama Mercedes plant should be be unionized, Daimler labour chief says

Michael Brech said he supports the United Auto Workers’ efforts to gain recognition at the plant.

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September 22, 2014  

UAW workers at Indiana auto seat plant approve contract with Lear Corp.

New contract eliminates two-tiered pay system.

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July 11, 2014  

UAW forming new local at Tennessee’s Volkswagen plant

If successful, it would become the first unionized foreign auto plant in the southern US.

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June 6, 2014  

UAW announces new assignments for the union’s officers

Officers will lead contract negotiations with automakers, parts suppliers and government departments.