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Volkswagen Enters The United Auto Workers Fray

Reuters | Posted 04.18.2014 | Business

* Labour influence key to VW's strategy * Workers on Friday voted against representation by UAW union * VW labour repre...

Here's Why America's Top Auto Union Just Suffered A Devastating Loss

In These Times | Posted 02.16.2014 | Business

“I am excited,” auto worker Justin King told me as he put on his cowboy boots to get ready for the victory party planned for late Friday night. At...

High-Stakes Vote Deals Devastating Blow To United Auto Workers Union

AP | ERIK SCHELZIG and TOM KRISHER | Posted 02.15.2014 | Business

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The failure of the United Auto Workers to unionize employees at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee underscores a cultural d...

Bailed-Out Automaker CEO: We Can't 'Forget How Difficult It Was To Claw Our Way Back'

Reuters | Posted 09.29.2012 | Business

* Chrysler 2nd-quarter revenue rises 23 percent * Worldwide vehicle sales up 20 percent * Marchionne to employees: stay ...

Knocking Down Conservative Myths One by One: Did Obama Really Hand Over the Keys of the Auto Manufacturers to the Unions?

Marvin Meadors | Posted 05.19.2012 | Business
Marvin Meadors

"As of February 2012, the [United Auto Workers] trust holds a 41.5 percent stake in Chrysler and a 10.3 percent stake in General Motors," according to...

Ford Posts A Profit For The Tenth Quarter In A Row

Posted 12.26.2011 | Business

(Bernie Woodall and Ben Klayman) - Ford Motor Co posted lower third-quarter earnings after misjudging the threat of higher commodity costs and wri...

Ford Workers Support United Auto Workers Contract

AP | By TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 12.17.2011 | Business

DETROIT -- Workers at some of Ford Motor Co.'s largest local unions have approved a new labor contract with the company, making it likely that the fou...

Local Ford Workers Reject New Contract, Strike May Lie Ahead

Posted 12.13.2011 | Chicago

Members of the United Auto Workers Union at the Chicago Ford auto plant on Thursday rejected a proposed contract that would add more than 1,100 new jo...

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 Ameri...

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 t...

GM Workers Struggle To Hold On To Jobs

nytimes.com | BILL VLASIC and NICK BUNKLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Since 2006, G.M. has persuaded 60,000 of its hourly employees -- half of its union work force in the United States -- to take cash buyouts and give up...

Two by Earth, Three by Fire: Detroit Revisited

Lester Sloan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lester Sloan

Ironically, it is still Detroit that gives the suburbs a sense of place and America a reason to hope.

Auto Workers Union Rules Out Concessions To Help Detroit Bailout

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With the House of Representatives pledging an aid package for the auto industry, the United Auto Workers (UWA) union fanned the flames a bit by refusi...