FCA’s labor talks in Canada, like GM’s, to focus on plantsWed, 28, Sep 2016
Securing investments at key Canadian plants is again Unifor's top priority in the latest round of labor negotiations with the Detroit 3, this time with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Negotiations between Unifor and FCA resumed this week after General Motors workers ratified a four-year contract on Sunday.
VW's plant in Tenn. becomes epicenter of challenge to 'micro-unions'Wed, 28, Sep 2016
Volkswagen has joined other large companies and a chorus of business groups and Republican lawmakers in challenging a union strategy of organizing splinter groups of workers, but experts say recent court decisions approving the tactic suggest it is here to stay.
Marchionne cancels Paris auto show appearanceTue, 27, Sep 2016
Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has cancelled his appearance at the Paris auto show, a spokesperson for the carmaker said on Tuesday without giving any details.
Canadian GM workers ratify 4-year labor contractSun, 25, Sep 2016
General Motors workers represented by Canadian union Unifor ratified a four-year contract with the automaker that includes $421 million (C$554 million) in investments and a key change to pension plans for new hires. About 65 percent of workers approved the contract, Unifor said.
Canada 'working closely' with auto industry to bring investment, minister saysMon, 26, Sep 2016
Canada is working closely with automakers to increase investment in the industry, the nation's top economic development minister said today, welcoming the agreement reached between Canada's Unifor union and General Motors.
Hyundai union stages first full strike in 12 yearsMon, 26, Sep 2016
Hyundai Motor's South Korean labor union staged its first full nationwide strike in 12 years today over stalled wage talks, putting the automaker's earnings and sales targets at risk.
UAW support for Trump less than recent GOP candidates, Williams saysFri, 23, Sep 2016
UAW President Dennis Williams said that about one in four of the union's members favor Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, a lower level of support than the UAW gave his 2012 and 2008 predecessors, Mitt Romney and John McCain.
Anti-UAW worker group at VW Tennessee plant loses representationFri, 23, Sep 2016
A worker group created as an alternative to the UAW at Volkswagen AG's plant in Tennessee has failed to meet minimum membership requirements under the German automaker's labor policy, VW said on Thursday.
FCA is next target for Unifor labor talksThu, 22, Sep 2016
Canadian union Unifor today selected Fiat Chrysler Automobiles as its next target in negotiations with the Detroit 3. Negotiations will begin if the union's tentative deal with General Motors is ratified when workers vote on Sunday.
Unifor's Dias mulls Ford or FCA as next target; details of GM agreement emergeWed, 21, Sep 2016
Unifor President Jerry Dias said today there is no definitive timetable as to when he will select the union's next negotiating target, as details about the tentative pact with General Motors begin to emerge. Dias said he will sit down with both Ford and FCA to discuss Unifor's deal with GM before deciding which company to negotiate with next.
GM Oshawa will finish pickup assembly under labor deal, report saysWed, 21, Sep 2016
General Motors will use its Oshawa, Ontario, assembly plant to expand production of pickups for the North American market if a tentative agreement with Canadian auto workers is ratified, sources familiar with Canadian labor negotiations told Reuters.
Unifor says GM investment deal puts Ford, FCA on noticeTue, 20, Sep 2016
A tentative labor deal with General Motors shows the onus Canada's autoworkers union will put on new investment in upcoming talks with Ford Motor Co. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the union's head said today.