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UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 20, 2019

UAW president steps down as GM sues rival

General Motors is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that its crosstown rival got an unfair business advantage by bribing officials of the United Auto Workers union.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 18, 2019

Auto union opens talks with Fiat Chrysler; strike possible

The United Auto Workers union began to focus bargaining on Fiat Chrysler Monday with the possibility of another strike against a Detroit automaker.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019

UAW leaders send Ford contract to ratification vote

United Auto Workers leaders vote to send contract with Ford to members for a ratification vote


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019

Deal gives Ford workers $9K signing bonus; plant will close

The United Auto Workers union has reached a tentative contract agreement with Ford after three days of intense bargaining.


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019

GM workers ratify contract, 40-day strike to end

General Motors workers voted 57.2% in favor of a new contract with the company, bringing an immediate end to a contentious a 40-day strike that paralyzed GM’s U.S. factories.


Worker pay increases, factory closings move forward under tentative GM contract

Contract eetails were posted Thursday on the union website as factory level union officials met to decide if they’ll approve the deal.


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019

Wages, pensions, plant investments still issues in GM strike

With the strike by factory workers against General Motors in its 29th day, there are signs that negotiators may be moving toward an agreement.


UAW says negotiations with GM have ‘taken a turn for the worse’

The UAW’s lead negotiator said Sunday that talks with General Motors have “taken a turn for the worse.”


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 4, 2019

UAW-GM talks progress but wage, job security issues remain

A top union negotiator says bargainers are making progress on a contract that could end a 19-day strike against General Motors.


UAW strike forces GM to close Mexican pickup truck factory

A parts shortage caused by a strike by the United Auto Workers union has forced General Motors to shut down its pickup truck and transmission factories in Silao, Mexico.


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 21, 2019

UAW strike puts Trump, GOP in political bind in key states

President Donald Trump and other GOP officials have largely avoided taking sides in the GM strike that threatens to upend the economy in election battleground Michigan.


Talks set to carry on but no deal yet in UAW strike vs GM

Contract talks between General Motors and the United Auto Workers were set to resume Tuesday after a pause overnight as a strike by more than 49,000 employees extended into a …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019

GM walkout brings factories and warehouses to a standstill

More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers went on strike Monday against General Motors, bringing more than 50 factories and parts warehouses to a standstill in the union’s …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019

UAW extends Ford, Fiat Chrysler pacts; strike possible at GM

Leaders of the United Auto Workers union have extended contracts with Ford and Fiat Chrysler indefinitely, but the pact with General Motors is still set to expire Saturday night.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019

UAW picks GM as bargaining target, workers authorize strikes

The United Auto Workers union has picked General Motors as the target company for this year’s contract talks with Detroit’s three automakers.


UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019

UAW chief raises strike pay, issues warning to automakers

The president of the United Auto Workers union warned automakers that the union is prepared to strike if it doesn’t get its way in upcoming contract talks.


UAW joins Canada autoworkers’ call to boycott GM cars made in Mexico

The UAW is joining Canada’s autoworkers’ union, Unifor, to apply pressure on General Motors to keep five plants in North America running.


UAW moves beyond auto industry to colleges, expands by nearly 70,000 members

The United Auto Workers, historically linked to factory workers throughout the industrial heartland, is seeing significant growth in membership at academic institutions nationwide, with no signs of slowing in 2018.


UAW leader suggests union will back Hillary Clinton for president

United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams said his union won’t endorse Donald Trump for U.S. president, all but assuring support for Hillary Clinton as she closes in on the Democratic …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 6, 2015

UAW reaches contract agreement with Ford as GM workers vote

The United Auto Workers union has reached a tentative contract agreement with Ford, a sign that union leaders expect General Motors workers to approve a similar four-year deal.


UAW, General Motors reach contract agreement

The United Auto Workers union and General Motors Co. have reached a tentative agreement on a new four-year contract, avoiding a strike for now.