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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.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

Workers celebrate deal with GM, show union power in auto industry

Bargainers for General Motors and the United Auto Workers have reached a tentative contract deal that could end a monthlong strike that brought the company’s U.S. factories to a standstill.


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: 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.


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: Sun., Sept. 15, 2019

Union votes to strike at General Motors’ U.S. plants

The roughly 49,000 United Auto Workers at General Motors’ plants in the U.S. plan to go on strike just before midnight because contract talks have broken down.


Auto workers union sets stage for possible strike against GM

A top United Auto Workers official says the union and General Motors are far apart on major issues, increasing the likelihood of a strike as early as Sunday 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.


Former United Auto Workers VP charged in corruption probe

A former vice president at the United Auto Workers has been charged with conspiracy in a scheme with Fiat Chrysler to buy meals, golf and other perks with money from …


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.


Ex-Fiat Chrysler exec pleads guilty in union payoff scheme

A former Fiat Chrysler executive pleaded guilty Monday to showering more than $1.5 million in cash and gifts on high-ranking members of the United Auto Workers, admitting he turned the …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017

Nissan workers reject United Auto Workers in Mississippi

Workers at a Nissan assembly plant in Mississippi have voted against forming a union, adding to decades of futility by United Auto Workers organizers at foreign-owned auto plants in the …


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.