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VW Tennessee Workers Get Another Chance for Unionization

VW Tennessee Workers Get Another Chance for Unionization

The UAW is getting its another kick at the can when Volkswagen of America hourly workers in Tennessee will vote yet again to decide if they want to be represented by the Detroit-based union. Workers at the Chattanooga, Tennessee assembly plant will vote June 12, 13...
General Motors, Unifor Ink Deal for Oshawa Plant

General Motors, Unifor Ink Deal for Oshawa Plant

General Motors Canada and Unifor have announced a plan to convert elements of the Oshawa Assembly plant into an arts-making operation, saving some 300 manufacturing jobs, and vehicle test center for autonomous and advanced vehicles. The “Transformation Agreement”...
VWoA Wins Delay in UAW Vote in Chattanooga

VWoA Wins Delay in UAW Vote in Chattanooga

The National Labor Relations Board, in a vote along party lines, agreed to Volkswagen’s request to postpone an union election vote at the German automakers factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The United Auto Workers surprised VW last month by asking for a quick vote,...
GM Ponders $1B Investment in Missouri Plant

GM Ponders $1B Investment in Missouri Plant

General Motors is apparently preparing for a major investment at its big truck assembly plant in Wentzville, Missouri, according to media reports from St. Louis. GM officials are expected to meet with Missouri Governor Mike Parson to discuss what is described as a $1...
UAW Secures Third Vote at VW’s Chattanooga Plant

UAW Secures Third Vote at VW’s Chattanooga Plant

It what seems to be almost a yearly occurrence, workers as Volkswagen AG’s plant in in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have filed a petition for a union vote at the plant. A call for a vote has happened three times in five years at the facility and the UAW does represent some...
Former Union VP Jewell Pleads Guilty in FCA-UAW Scam

Former Union VP Jewell Pleads Guilty in FCA-UAW Scam

A former top officer of the United Auto Workers pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of conspiring to violate U.S. labor laws by taking money from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. while representing union members employed by FCA. Norwood Jewell, 61, a former UAW vice...
Fiat Chrysler Cutting Shift at Canadian Minivan Plant

Fiat Chrysler Cutting Shift at Canadian Minivan Plant

Facing a sharp drop in the sales of minivans, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV confirmed it will trim one shift at the automaker’s assembly plant in Windsor, Ontario, across the river from Detroit. The cutbacks will result in the loss of 1,500 jobs at the plant and in...