Unions seek improvements to NAFTA auto provisions
Unifor president Jerry Dias says the unions “will not allow trade to pit worker against worker.”
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.
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.
UAW wins vote for skilled workers VW’s US plant
A lopsided 108-44 win at Chattanooga plant for machinery maintenance personnel
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.
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.
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.
UAW, GM reach new contract agreement, avoiding strike
Agreement covers 52,600 US auto workers at 62 GM facilities in the US.
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.
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.
Fiat Chrysler avoids strike with new UAW deal
Union cites significant gains; deal awaits membership approval.
UAW threatens strike in contract talks with Fiat Chrysler
Union members overwhelmingly rejected a tentative contract agreement last week.
UAW members approve Deere deal for 3 states
Master labour contract covers plant workers in Illinois, Iowa and Kansas.
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.
Deere announces tentative agreement with UAW
Deal is for a six-year term; company will not release other specifics publicly.