Members Challenge Terms of UAW Consent Decree in Court

Members Challenge Terms of UAW Consent Decree in Court

A group within the United Auto Workers challenged the union’s established leadership, asking a federal judge for a larger voice in reforming the UAW. One of the key requests in the petition by the United All Workers for Democracy or UAWD is for a voice in the...
Uber Loses Key Labor Battle in Britain

Uber Loses Key Labor Battle in Britain

Uber’s long battle to avoid labor regulations suffered a major setback as the Great Britain’s Supreme Court ruled that drivers working for ride-hailing companies should be classified as employees rather than independent contractors. The status of the ride-hailing...
Automakers Reeling Due to Crippling Winter Weather

Automakers Reeling Due to Crippling Winter Weather

With new storms again threatening Texas and other parts of the country, the auto industry continues to reel from the adverse winter weather that limits production. Ford, General Motors, Toyota, Nissan and Volkswagen all reported shutting down some of their assembly...
GM Invests $100 Million Pickup Truck Production

GM Invests $100 Million Pickup Truck Production

General Motors talks about its all-electric future, but it is also paying attention to the present. The company is bolstering production of full-size pickup trucks essential to the company’s profitability with a new $100 million investment in added capacity for...
GM Reports Strong Q4 Earnings, Profitable 2020

GM Reports Strong Q4 Earnings, Profitable 2020

This story has been updated with additional information about the semiconductor shortage, 2021 guidance and Bitcoin from GM’s earnings call. General Motors reported fourth-quarter and full-year profits for 2022, despite the negatives associated with the COVID-19...
Members Challenge Terms of UAW Consent Decree in Court

UAW Consent Decree Clears Path for Referendum

Members of the United Auto Workers could vote by September whether to amend the UAW’s constitution to allow a direct vote for top officers under the terms of a consent decree approved by a federal judge in Detroit. The 30-page decree, issued Friday, gives the union 30...

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