Tag: United Auto Workers


US offers automakers $12bn to convert factories to EV production

September 1, 2023

Via: Electronics Weekly

“While we transition to EVs, we want to ensure that workers can transition in place, that there is no worker, no community left behind,” said Granholm, The United Auto Workers (UAW) union has warned that a rapid change could put […]

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, […]

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 […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Tesla Workers Start a Drive to Unionize Solar-Panel Factory

December 14, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Employees at Tesla Inc.’s solar-panel factory in Buffalo, New York, are kicking off a union-organizing campaign, a fresh challenge to the automaker that has so far successfully resisted similar efforts by the United Auto Workers at its sole car plant […]

Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Motorized Vehicle, Process

G.M. to Stop Production at 5 Plants in U.S. and Canada

November 26, 2018

Via: The New York Times

General Motors said Monday that it planned to idle three car plants and two transmission plants in North America and cut several thousand blue-collar and salaried jobs in a bid to trim costs as the auto sector slows. The plants […]