UAW's Williams 'confident' union can win vote at Nissan plantJuly 20
UAW sets organizing vote at Nissan's Miss. plantJuly 17
Workers at Nissan's Mississippi plant will vote early next month on whether to be represented by a union, according to an agreement between the company and the UAW as the union once again seeks a major foothold after decades of failed attempts.
VW softens some cost cut demands, workers sayFeb. 21
VW Group has rowed back on some demands for larger cost cuts than previously agreed with unions at its core VW brand, the company's labor bosses works, as both sides seek to end a dispute over implementing a turnaround plan.
Unifor labor deals leave unanswered questionsNov. 12, 2016
Integram Seating workers approve labor pact at Canada plantNov. 7, 2016
Workers at Integram (Magna) Seating in Windsor, Ontario, ratified a new four-year labor agreement by an overwhelming margin late Monday, avoiding a strike that threatened output at two Ontario vehicle assembly plants it supplies.
Strike averted at Canada seating supplier for FCA, GMNov. 4, 2016
First Shift: Ford, Unifor avert strikeNov. 1, 2016
Ford, Unifor 'close to a deal' as talks continueOct. 31, 2016
Ford, Unifor make little progress in Canada contract talks, Dias saysOct. 27, 2016
Deals in Canada slow the jobs bleedingOct. 22, 2016
The roughly $900 million Canadian in investment commitments that Unifor has secured from the Detroit 3 thus far might not be enough to fully reverse the long-term trend of auto manufacturing jobs leaving Canada, labor experts say.
VW targets $4.1 billion in cost cuts, report saysOct. 20, 2016
Volkswagen is targeting about 3.7 billion euros ($4.1 billion) of cost cuts at its core VW brand by 2021 as it wrestles with labor leaders over a turnaround plan, sources told Reuters. The targeted savings would be in addition to a 5-billion-euro efficiency program announced by VW in 2014.
As Unifor-Ford talks kick off, workers scoff at pattern dealOct. 17, 2016
Unifor President Jerry Dias was able to persuade General Motors and Fiat Chrysler to invest in Canada. Now the biggest remaining hurdle for the head of Canada's auto workers union may be Ford workers themselves.