Labor

Mechanics' union encouraged by new contract with Chicago-area dealerships

The union representing Chicago-area mechanics is encouraged by its new contract with local dealerships. The contract, signed Sunday, ended a seven-week strike.

Fake charity was tied to UAW-FCA scam, prosecutors say

Federal prosecutors seized $292,000 funds they allege were laundered through a fake hospice center in connection to corruption scandal by UAW and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles executives.


GM, Unifor talking informally as strike continues, union says

GM and Unifor, the union representing about 2,800 striking workers at the CAMI assembly plant, have talked informally over the phone but aren't yet back the bargaining table, a union official said.

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