BMW strikes would disrupt Mini, engine productionWed, 05, Apr 2017
British workers at BMW plan strikes to oppose moves by the automaker to alter their pension plans. The strikes would affect the Mini plant in Oxford, an engine factory and a pressings plant.
UAW's net assets fell in 2016 while membership grew 1.8%Mon, 03, Apr 2017
The UAW's net assets fell 7.9 percent from a year earlier to $861.7 million at the end of 2016, but membership rose 1.8 percent to 415,963 workers.
How Opel avoided a Saab-like demise and what its future might holdSun, 02, Apr 2017
Under GM's ownership, Opel avoided the fate of former sibling Saab, which vanished after the brand was starved of product. But the tie-up with PSA will change all that.
Black Tesla worker says he faced racist taunts, violent threatsTue, 28, Mar 2017
A black production worker at Tesla filed a lawsuit claiming his job quickly turned from "a dream come true" to a nightmare when he was subjected to racial epithets.
FCA to outsource 300 transport division jobs at Windsor, Ontario, plantFri, 24, Mar 2017
Fiat Chrysler Canada is eliminating about 300 jobs from its FCA Transport division in Windsor, Ontario. The parts delivery work will be outsourced.
EPA will reopen review of 2025 emissions rulesWed, 15, Mar 2017
President Donald Trump said his administration will reopen a review of Obama-era emissions mandates, welcome news for automakers that argue the strict standards are costly and out-of-touch with market realities. The president promised to bring back manufacturing jobs to bolster the industry in the U.S.
Trump courts Detroit's divided unionWed, 15, Mar 2017
President Donald Trump returned to one of American labor's last remaining strongholds with a message that could drive a wedge between long Democratic-leaning union leadership and members that are breaking ranks.
GM to make pension payments for years just to escape EuropeTue, 07, Mar 2017
General Motors will practically pay France's PSA Group to take its long-struggling European unit off its hands as it looks to cauterize a perennial bleeder.
Buy American' is a tune for the bad old daysMon, 27, Feb 2017
We believe in America. Don't question that for a moment. But UAW President Dennis Williams' talk of a "Buy American" ad campaign is one of those insipid '80s tunes we can't seem to tap our toes to.
Organized labor's Trump predicamentSat, 25, Feb 2017
The UAW and other unions finally have a friend on trade in the White House. But much of the rest of President Trump's agenda stands in stark contrast to labor's priorities.
Musk disputes claims Tesla's Calif. factory workers are overworked, underpaidFri, 24, Feb 2017
Tesla CEO Elon Musk shot back against claims that workers at the company’s California factory are overworked and underpaid, calling them “disingenuous and outright false.”
ObituariesMon, 27, Feb 2017
Bob White, one of the founders of the Canadian Auto Workers, died at the age of 81. Michigan dealer Dick Huvaere died at the age of 72.