Tesla case puts plant labor in spotlightSun, 22, May 2016
Eisenmann Corp., a construction contractor at the center of a report about labor abuses and safety lapses at a Tesla plant, is investigating all supplier contracts, a probe that could touch other automakers.
VW agrees to lift wages for German workers despite scandal costsFri, 20, May 2016
Volkswagen agreed to raise German workers' pay by nearly 5 percent after labor leaders vowed that employees won't foot the multi-billion-euro bill to resolve diesel emissions violations.
UAW chief blasts Detroit 3 for shifting output to MexicoThu, 19, May 2016
UAW President Dennis Williams criticized automakers for moving vehicle production to Mexico while taking issue with the notion that the union negotiated such moves last year in return for the end of tiered wages for workers and investments in U.S. plants.
Politicians not wanted for this Fiat Chrysler partyMon, 16, May 2016
There were plenty of executives and workers and even kids on hand May 6 as Fiat Chrysler marked the launch of the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica at its renovated Windsor, (Ont.) Assembly Plant. But one group that is traditionally a mainstay at such celebratory factory events was notably absent from the shindig: politicians.
VW labor boss says bonuses should be for everyone or no oneWed, 11, May 2016
Bernd Osterloh, Volkswagen's works council chief, said workers and managers alike should be paid a bonus, flatly rejecting the idea that the automaker's German workforce is inefficient and paid too much.
Ford finds mixed blessing in end of tiered wagesSun, 08, May 2016
Ford executive Joe Hinrichs says the end of two-tier wages eliminated a major source of distraction on the factory floor but changes the company's calculations on shifting work from overseas.
VW, UAW officials to meet on labor dispute at Tenn. plantMon, 02, May 2016
Volkswagen AG and UAW officials will meet later this month in an effort to overcome a labor dispute at the VW plant in Tennessee.
FCA-Google talks? Marchionne may have dropped a hintThu, 28, Apr 2016
Did Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne tip his hand at ongoing talks with Google earlier this week? During a call with analysts Tuesday as FCA delivered first-quarter results, Marchionne was asked about potential partnerships with nonautomotive companies.
VW to go to U.S. court to keep 160 Tenn. plant workers from UAWMon, 25, Apr 2016
Volkswagen said today it would go to a U.S. federal appeals court in an effort to keep the UAW from representing a portion of the company's plant workers in Chattanooga, Tenn.