UAW Reports Membership, Finances Remain Steady in 2020

UAW Reports Membership, Finances Remain Steady in 2020

Despite the pandemic and an economic downturn, the United Auto Workers reported its membership numbers remained steady and its finances remained stable in 2020. These positive results came despite the costs linked to the scandal, which has engulfed the union. In fact,...
UAW Accusing Ford of Reneging on Ohio Plant Commitments

UAW Accusing Ford of Reneging on Ohio Plant Commitments

The United Auto Workers and Ford Motor Co. appear headed for a showdown over an old issue — moving jobs from the United States to Mexico. In a letter to 1,500 UAW members employed at Ford’s Ohio Assembly Plant in Avon Lake, Ohio, a top union official said Ford reneged...
FCA Pleads Guilty to Involvement in UAW Scandal

FCA Pleads Guilty to Involvement in UAW Scandal

Representatives of FCA US L.L.C., Stellantis’ legal entity in the U.S. and one of Detroit’s three automobile manufacturers, stood in open court pleaded guilty to conspiring to violate the federal Taft-Hartley Act, by making illegal payments to officers of the United...
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...

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