BMW workers try on an Iron Man suitSun, 26, Jun 2016
BMW experiments with an exoskeletal device to fight U.S. worker fatigue.
UAW cancels strike after tentative agreement reached with supplier SakthiFri, 24, Jun 2016
The UAW and aluminum castings supplier Sakthi Automotive Group agreed on Thursday to a tentative labor agreement after the union earlier this week threatened a strike.
UAW says VW reneged on deal to recognize union at Tenn. plantWed, 22, Jun 2016
A top UAW official said Volkswagen walked back on a promise to recognize the union at the automaker’s Chattanooga plant -- and the union says it has a document to prove it.
UAW set to strike Monday at Sakthi Automotive in DetroitWed, 22, Jun 2016
Union employees plan to strike at aluminum castings supplier Sakthi Automotive Group Inc. USA in Detroit for what they say are unfair labor practices.
Dealers claim victory after U.S. Supreme Court vacates service adviser overtime rulingMon, 20, Jun 2016
Auto dealers claimed victory today after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a lower court's decision that dealership service advisers are eligible for overtime pay under U.S. labor law. In a 6-2 vote, the high court today vacated a 2015 ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that service advisers are eligible for overtime pay.
GM names Boler-Davis head of global manufacturing, labor relationsThu, 09, Jun 2016
General Motors has named Alicia Boler-Davis as its head of global manufacturing and labor relations, the latest in a string of high-profile appointments for the long-time GM engineer. Boler-Davis, 47, succeeds Jim Deluca, 55, who is retiring after a 37-year career.
UAW begins reaching out to Tesla workers, official saysThu, 09, Jun 2016
UAW officials have had contact with employees at Tesla Motors' Fremont, Calif., assembly plant, a top union official said in the latest acknowledgment that the union is interested in organizing the automaker's workers.
Marc Stepp, head of UAW's Chrysler department in rocky 1970s, dies at 93Tue, 07, Jun 2016
Marc Stepp, who as head of the UAW's Chrysler department negotiated steep cuts in pay and other benefits for thousands of factory workers as the ailing automaker teetered near bankruptcy and angled for a historic U.S. government rescue in the late 1970s, has died. Stepp, 93, was the first African-American to lead bargaining for the union at a Detroit automaker.
Arrest made in shootings at UAW local in ChicagoWed, 08, Jun 2016
A man has been arrested and charged in the shootings of two UAW officials who represent Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant. William Cowart, 50, was charged on Saturday with aggravated battery and discharge of a firearm, Chicago police said in a statement late Tuesday.
Ford, Fiat Chrysler truck plants to keep humming this summerTue, 07, Jun 2016
Ford and Fiat Chrysler are cutting production of smaller cars and idling workers at some North American factories, while boosting output of crossovers and SUVs in reaction to a long-term shift toward larger vehicles. U.S. light-truck sales have climbed 8.8 percent this year through May while car demand has slipped 8 percent.
Two UAW local officials at Ford Chicago plant shot outside union hallSat, 04, Jun 2016
Two UAW officials who represent Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant were shot Friday night during an argument outside the Local 551 union hall shortly after they won re-election.