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UAW Members Ratify New Four-Year Deal with Ford

UAW Members Ratify New Four-Year Deal with Ford

Members of the United Auto Workers ratified a new four-year contract with the Ford Motor Co. that is patterned after the agreement the union reached earlier with the General Motors Co. The final tally released by the union showed that 56.3% of the union members voted...
Daimler Aims to Slash Jobs, Cut Costs

Daimler Aims to Slash Jobs, Cut Costs

Daimler AG is preparing to cut as many as 1,100 jobs as it prepares to deploy a new sustainable business strategy with a clear commitment to carbon dioxide-neutral mobility. “We are positioning the company for the transformation with a clear strategy for the...
Workers at Chicago Ford Plant Vote Down Proposed Deal

Workers at Chicago Ford Plant Vote Down Proposed Deal

Ratification of the United Auto Workers tentative agreement with the Ford Motor Co. appears to have hit a speed bump as workers at the company’s big Chicago assembly plant voted to reject it by a decisive margin. The unofficial tally from the vote by both production...
GM Sells Lordstown Plant to Workhorse

GM Sells Lordstown Plant to Workhorse

Now that the ink on its contract with the UAW is dry, General Motors pulled the trigger on another deal, selling its Lordstown, Ohio plant to an electric vehicle maker. No terms were released on the sale to Lordstown Motors, the company created by Workhorse Group to...
Acting UAW President Plans to Listen, Rebuild Trust

Acting UAW President Plans to Listen, Rebuild Trust

The United Auto Workers’ new acting president says he is open to requests from the union’s membership to put UAW leaders on trial for misconduct. Rory Gamble, the UAW acting president, said during an interview with thedetroitbureau.com he is committed to doing what...
Former UAW VP Ashton Charged in Federal Probe

Former UAW VP Ashton Charged in Federal Probe

Federal prosecutors have charged Joe Ashton, a former United Auto Workers vice president who served as director of General Motors Co., with money laundering and wire fraud in the wide-ranging probe into corruption among leaders of the UAW. Ashton, who served as head...
FCA Waits as UAW Votes to Ratify New Ford Agreement

FCA Waits as UAW Votes to Ratify New Ford Agreement

Even as top executives at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. work at putting together the merger with Groupe PSA, the company’s negotiations with the United Auto Workers on a new labor contract are waiting on the outcome of the ratification vote among UAW members at Ford....
UAW Ford Council Endorses Tentative Agreement

UAW Ford Council Endorses Tentative Agreement

Members of the United Auto Workers will now vote on the tentative agreement the union negotiated with the Ford Motor Co. that follows the pattern set by General Motors and allows Ford to close one of its engine plants. “It’s their contract and it’s...