Former UAW President Jones Pleads Not Guilty

Former UAW President Jones Pleads Not Guilty

Former UAW President Gary Jones pleaded not guilty to federal charges of embezzling more than $1 million from the union and failing to pay taxes on the money in U.S. District Court in Detroit. Jones, who resigned last year, is expected to plead guilty in June after...
Ford Getting Ready for the Post-Pandemic Chapter

Ford Getting Ready for the Post-Pandemic Chapter

The fallout from pandemic created by COVID-19 will weigh heavily on Ford Motor Co.’s results for the second quarter but the company is moving forward with plans that will put the company on much stronger footing in the future, Ford executives told stockholders during...
Ex-UAW President Gary Jones Facing Criminal Arraignment

Ex-UAW President Gary Jones Facing Criminal Arraignment

Former UAW President Gary Jones will be arraigned Thursday on charges he conspired with key aides to embezzle more than $1 million dollars in union funds. Jones also was charged with failing to pay income taxes on the money stolen from the United Auto Workers. The...
UAW Keeps Pressure on Automakers to Improve Plant Safety

UAW Keeps Pressure on Automakers to Improve Plant Safety

The United Auto Workers said it will continue to press Detroit’s automakers about safety measures even as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced plans to resume production the week starting May 18. FCA CEO Mike Manley made the announcement Tuesday during the company’s...
UAW Still Not Satisfied With Plans to Restart Auto Plants

UAW Still Not Satisfied With Plans to Restart Auto Plants

With automakers looking for ways to restart production, the United Auto Workers said Thursday said it wants to see more proof that workers on the industry’s assembly lines will be protected before giving it approval to any kind of back-to-work order. “We continue to...