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UAW Launches Second Strike at Mack Trucks

UAW Launches Second Strike at Mack Trucks

Even as it struggles to work out a settlement with General Motors to end a strike now in its fifth week, the United Auto Workers Union ordered 3,600 hourly employees to walk off the job at Mack Trucks over the weekend. The strike “surprised and disappointed” the truck...
No Movement During Weekend on GM, UAW Negotiations

No Movement During Weekend on GM, UAW Negotiations

With the strike by more than 48,000 union members set to enter its fifth full week, the United Auto Workers and General Motors made little headway in talks that center on the union’s new contract. The UAW also moved to underscore its determination by raising the...
After Some Optimism, GM and UAW Talks Grind to a Halt

After Some Optimism, GM and UAW Talks Grind to a Halt

Talks between the United Auto Workers and General Motors foundered late Thursday despite a meeting earlier in the week between GM Chairman Mary Barra and senior negotiators from the company and the union. Barra had asked for the meeting, which is held in a conference...
GM, UAW Talks Bog Down as Sides Clash on Plant Closings

GM, UAW Talks Bog Down as Sides Clash on Plant Closings

Negotiations between the United Auto Workers and General Motors remain stuck in neutral as the talks deadlocked due to the union demands for more investment and guarantees against plant closings, which the union has defined as job security. “All of us here, in this...
GM-UAW Talks Bog Down — Again

GM-UAW Talks Bog Down — Again

A resolution to the United Auto Workers’ strike against General Motor Co. once again proved elusive over the weekend as the walkout by 48,000 GM employees entered its fourth week. Terry Dittes, the chief bargainer for the UAW, expressed optimism Oct. 4, noting that...