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UAW Leaders Reject GM’s Latest Contract Proposal

UAW Leaders Reject GM’s Latest Contract Proposal

The United Auto Workers has flatly rejected General Motors lasts contract proposal. In a letter to Local Union president, Terry Dittes, the union’s top negotiator, said the company had presented union negotiators with a broad proposal on the evening of Sept. 30. The...
GM, UAW Talks Going Nowhere Fast

GM, UAW Talks Going Nowhere Fast

General Motors Co. and the United Auto Workers still haven’t been able to come up with a resolution to the labor dispute that has forced GM to reduce production in Mexico for the first time since the UAW’s strike against last month. GM announced the temporary layoff...
Musk, Tesla Violated Federal Labor Laws

Musk, Tesla Violated Federal Labor Laws

A federal judge determined that Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk unfairly targeted those hoping to unionize the company’s Fremont, California assembly plant. Among other things, Administrative Law Judge Amita Baman Tracy, ruled against the company for requiring workers to...
No Substantive Progress Made in GM-UAW Contract Talks

No Substantive Progress Made in GM-UAW Contract Talks

The United Auto Workers strike against General Motors Co. is entering its third week with the two sides deadlocked in standoff about the key issues such as wages, health care and status of temporary workers. “We’re still in a holding pattern,” said one source familiar...
GM, UAW Exchange Barbs as Strike Costs Mount

GM, UAW Exchange Barbs as Strike Costs Mount

With the strike continuing to take a heavy toll on the company and the union, negotiators for General Motors Co. and the United Auto Workers continue to wrestle with key issues including health care and temporary workers. The UAW also moved to clear up confusion about...
GM, UAW Negotiators Remain at Loggerheads on Key Issues

GM, UAW Negotiators Remain at Loggerheads on Key Issues

Despite meeting regularly since the strike began, negotiators from the United Auto Workers and General Motors appear stuck on key issues ranging from health care to pay for temporary workers and investments in new technology. The key roadblock to ending the strike,...
GM’s Labor Problems Spill Over from U.S. into Mexico

GM’s Labor Problems Spill Over from U.S. into Mexico

Labor strife isn’t just affecting General Motors Co. in the United States where 49,000 workers of the United Auto Workers have gone on strike, but also in Mexico where employees at the company’s critical assembly plant in Silao have petitioned to have the plant’s...