Tag: UAW

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, News

Ohio Battery Plant Employees First to Join UAW

December 9, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Workers at a General Motors joint venture electric vehicle battery factory in Ohio have voted to join the United Auto Workers union. About 900 workers at the new plant near Warren, Ohio, are the first to decide on union representation […]


Elon Musk Invites UAW to Hold Union Vote at Tesla

March 3, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk said he was open to the United Auto Workers union holding a vote about organizing labor at the company after long resisting such a move. “Our real challenge is Bay Area has negative unemployment, […]


Feds investigated UAW headquarters fire; status of case unclear

December 11, 2019

Via: Automotive News

DETROIT — Federal agents subpoenaed the UAW in July for visitor logs and security camera footage in the days following a fire at the union’s Solidary House headquarters in Detroit, and the union turned over the requested information shortly after, […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

UAW union pushes GM to boost U.S. auto production

October 8, 2019

Via: Reuters

“We have made it clear that there is no job security for us when GM products are made in other countries for the purpose of selling them here in the U.S.A.,” UAW Vice President Terry Dittes wrote in a letter […]


Current, past UAW presidents implicated in corruption probe: report

September 13, 2019

Via: Reuters

Just two days before the UAW’s contracts with Detroit automakers were due to expire, U.S. prosecutors on Thursday arrested and charged a senior union official with embezzlement, and listed several unnamed UAW officials who also were involved. UAW negotiators already […]


GM strike risk rises as UAW contract deadline looms

September 11, 2019

Via: Automotive News

DETROIT — Union leaders from General Motors Co. factories across the country are flying into Detroit this weekend to make a potentially key decision impacting some 46,000 rank-and-file UAW members. GM and the UAW’s current four-year labor pact expires Saturday […]


GM seeks dismissal of UAW lawsuit over plant-closure plans

April 3, 2019

Via: Automotive News

DETROIT — General Motors is requesting a judge dismiss a UAW lawsuit that claims three of the automaker’s planned U.S. plant shutdowns violate their collective bargaining agreement. The UAW sued GM in February alleging a breach of contract because the […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Nissan Dodges Union Effort in US as Workers Vote Against UAW

August 7, 2017

Via: Industry Week

Nissan Motor Co. workers dealt the United Auto Workers another blow in its decades-long attempt to organize Japanese automakers’ U.S. car plants, as employees at a Mississippi factory voted against joining the union. Workers at the facility in Canton voted […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

‘Who Do We Work For?’ Unable to Figure Out Who to Complain to, Temp Workers Organize

April 27, 2016

Via: Industry Week

Eight months ago, Philadonna Wade started temporary work on an axle assembly line for an auto parts supplier. The company, Detroit Chassis, was based in Michigan but had recently set up an additional operation in Avon, Ohio, to supply parts for […]