VW N. America job cuts fewMon, 21, Nov 2016
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.
Unifor labor deals leave unanswered questionsSat, 12, Nov 2016
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.
BMW labor chief urges management to accelerate EV rolloutFri, 11, Nov 2016
FCA's minivan plant in Canada to resume operations MondayThu, 10, Nov 2016
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.
Integram Seating workers approve labor pact at Canada plantMon, 07, Nov 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.
Unifor secures $1.2B in Detroit 3 investments in Canada after Ford contract ratifiedSun, 06, Nov 2016
Unifor went into negotiations with the Detroit 3 seeking significant investments in their Canadian operations, hoping to put an end to two decades of job losses in the auto sector. Following Sunday's ratification of a new contract with Ford, the union has secured $1.2 billion in investments in key plants.
Unifor reaches new deal with Integram Seating, ending brief strikeSun, 06, Nov 2016
A brief strike by members of Canada's auto workers' union at Integram (Magna) Seating is over after the two sides reached a new tentative agreement Monday, a day after rejecting a prior four-year deal.