Suspect in shooting of 2 UAW officials in Chicago pleads not guilty to attempted murderThu, 21, Jul 2016
The man who allegedly shot two UAW local officials outside of a union hall in Chicago was charged with eight counts of attempted murder. William Cowart, 50, was also charged last week with two counts of aggravated battery and two counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm.
Hyundai's Korean workers vote for strike actionThu, 14, Jul 2016
Hyundai's unionized workers in South Korea voted to go on strike for a fifth year in a row after wage talks broke down, adding to the automaker's troubles as it battles a sales slowdown.
Unifor loses organizing vote at 2 Toyota plants in OntarioThu, 30, Jun 2016
Maintenance workers at two Toyota assembly plants in Ontario voted against unionization, in a recruiting setback for Unifor, one of Canada's biggest unions. The secret-ballot voting took place last Friday and Monday at Toyota's Cambridge and Woodstock plants in Ontario. Unifor's director of organizing said 278 workers voted against union representation, while 238 were in favor.
Canadian auto industry's future at stake in labor talks, Unifor chief saysTue, 28, Jun 2016
Ask Unifor President Jerry Dias what’s at stake in upcoming labor negotiations with the Detroit 3 automakers, and he’ll say it’s nothing less than the future of the Canadian auto industry.
UAW members unanimously ratify contract with supplier SakthiTue, 28, Jun 2016
UAW workers at aluminum castings supplier Sakthi Automotive Group unanimously agreed to their first collectively bargained contract.