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Dave Jamieson

Messy Union Battle Comes To An End

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.22.2014 | Business

The United Auto Workers union announced Monday that it withdrew its challenge to the closely watched Volkswagen union election that took place in Tenn...

Dave Jamieson

White House: No Bailout For Detroit

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Public workers and residents in Detroit shouldn't expect their city to be bailed out by the federal government. But during a meeting at ...

Dave Jamieson

Romney's Auto Rescue Spin 'Dishonest, Ridiculous,' Says Auto Union Chief

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During one of the first exchanges of Tuesday night's debate, Mitt Romney tried to argue that the vision he had for Detroit's auto makers...

The Contrast Couldn't be Sharper

Carl Pope | Posted 11.24.2012 | Green
Carl Pope

For the first time in my memory we have a Presidential candidate killing an entire industry, a major industrial success story -- perhaps because he is being amply paid by the Koch Brothers to do so.

'99 Percent' Get Set To Protest GE

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2012 | Detroit

* GE shareholders to meet in Detroit on Wednesday * "99 Percent" group says to protest low GE tax bill * GE CFO says "tr...

Automaker CEO Suddenly Way Richer

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2012 | Business

By Deepa Seetharaman March 6 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Alan Mulally was awarded shares in the No. 2 U.S. automaker wh...

Simone Landon

LOOK: Auto Workers Protest Romney, Praise Obama In Detroit

HuffingtonPost.com | Simone Landon | Posted 02.24.2012 | Detroit

Around 250 auto workers and supporters marched in Detroit Friday to send a message to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney: "Don't bet agains...

UAW Says No Foreign Target This Year

Posted 12.07.2011 | Detroit

The UAW shifted gears on its organizing strategy, today, announcing it would not target a foreign auto manufacturer with plants in the United States f...

Report: America's Richest Union Living Beyond Its Means

Posted 11.22.2011 | Business

DETROIT (Reuters) - Bob King, the president of the United Auto Workers, has a problem: the labor union that credits itself with creating the American ...

It Is Time to Get It Right

Ed Lawler | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business
Ed Lawler

It truly is a national tragedy that the auto industry did not develop a mutually beneficial labor management relationship decades ago. Let's hope they get it right this time.

Talks Between GM, Auto Workers Union Heat Up

Posted 11.08.2011 | Business

(Bernie Woodall and Deepa Seetharaman) - Contract talks between General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers union have intensified and shifted to co...

Class Warfare and Korea "Free Trade": An Open Letter to UAW, My Union

Jonathan Tasini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Tasini

So-called "free trade" is part of the relentless class warfare under way in America. And the so-called "free trade" deal with South Korea is no except...

UAW President: Critics of Korea Treaty Don't Represent Workers

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Elk

UAW President Bob King has sparked outraged among progressives and the labor movement by endorsing the Korea Free Trade Agreement. Here's what he told me about it.

UAW Gets 800 Jobs for Endorsing Obama's NAFTA-Style Korea Trade Deal, Which Will Cost 159,000 US Jobs

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jane Hamsher

By endorsing this agreement, UAW President Bob King demonstrates that the UAW has become a Chinese-style union: much closer to the interests of management and government than its line workers.

Not Your Father's UAW

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Instead of being blamed for chasing investment away from industrial states, the United Auto Workers may become the place to turn to ensure a company's success.