Jerry DiasMon, 28, Nov 2016
When Unifor President Jerry Dias entered 2016 labor negotiations with the Detroit 3 in Canada, he faced an auto manufacturing sector on the verge of collapse. He won agreements that at least stopped the bleeding.
Mueller sees case for VW building own battery plant, report saysMon, 21, Nov 2016
VW Group CEO Matthias Mueller sees the production of batteries for EVs and plug-in hybrids as a logical move as the automaker expands its production of greener vehicles after its emissions-cheating scandal, a German newspaper reported.
Blindsided by Trump tweet, UAW meets with Ford on Lincoln MKCFri, 18, Nov 2016
Ford, UAW commit $6 million toward $50 million Motown Museum projectFri, 18, Nov 2016
Ford Motor and UAW-Ford have made a joint, $6 million commitment to help fund the Motown Museum expansion in Detroit. With the grant, the automaker and the union become the lead donor in the campaign, which was announced in mid-October.
VW will cut 30,000 jobs to revive core brandFri, 18, Nov 2016
VW Group will cut 30,000 jobs globally to help achieve $3.92 billion in annual savings by 2020. The automaker aims to turn around its core brand and help fund a shift to electric and self-driving cars following its emissions-cheating scandal.
Dinosaur Dodge appears to put off doomsdayMon, 14, Nov 2016
The current version of the budget-conscious Grand Caravan minivan has been in Dodge's lineup largely unchanged since 2008, and it remains in production even after Fiat Chrysler launched the Chrysler Pacifica in early 2016. In automotive lifetimes, that's nearly an eternity.
Unifor labor deals leave unanswered questionsSat, 12, Nov 2016
Canada 'ready to come to the table'Sat, 12, Nov 2016
Could this be a victory for the UAW?Sat, 12, Nov 2016
Donald Trump's populist message, especially on free trade, resonated among the union's 408,000 members and gives the UAW immediate common ground with what would be an otherwise hostile Republican administration.
Unions brace for pro-business shift in U.S. labor policyWed, 09, Nov 2016
Unions face sweeping changes to U.S. labor law and regulations under a new Republican administration that is expected to tilt policy toward employers. Republican nominees will also control the National Labor Relations Board, which under Democratic President Barack Obama has sought to make it easier for unions to organize.
Unifor's Dias calls on Canada government to aid Detroit 3 plant investmentsThu, 10, Nov 2016
Unifor President Jerry Dias is calling on Canada's federal, provincial and municipal governments to support the auto industry now that his union successfully won Detroit 3 commitments of nearly C$1.6 billion ($1.2 billion U.S.) to invest in Ontario operations.
Labor union anger fueled Trump in MidwestWed, 09, Nov 2016
Union members helped Republican Donald Trump win surprising victories in the industrial Midwest. In Ohio, Trump won a majority of votes from union members, according to exit polling, which also showed added strength for Trump in union households nationally and in other auto-producing states.