Strike

Toyota, Ford halt output in South Africa as strike spreads

7:49 am U.S. ET | July 14, 2014
Toyota and Ford are suspending production at South African plants as a two-week strike in the manufacturing industry disrupts the supply of components....
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Ford says it remains committed to South Africa despite strikes

12:13 pm U.S. ET | July 10, 2014
Ford has a long-term commitment to South Africa, its regional head said, playing down any concerns about strikes that an engineering federation said had prompted the carmaker to consider pulling out of the country....
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GM halts South Africa production after wage talks collapse

6:57 am U.S. ET | July 4, 2014
Wage talks to end an indefinite strike by more than 220,000 metalworkers in South Africa failed Thursday as the stoppage forced General Motors to halt output at its vehicle-assembly plant....
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To sell Fiat luxury shift, Marchionne seeks labor peace in Italy

June 30, 2014 10:55 CET
Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne's visit to Italy last week to solve a labor dispute that threatened Maserati production shows how important the country's plants are becoming to the company's future, a union boss said....
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Dennis Williams elected UAW president as King retires

2:15 pm U.S. ET | June 4, 2014
Dennis Williams was elected president of the UAW today at its 36th Constitutional Convention. Williams, 61, takes the helm of the United States auto workers union for four years, replacing Bob King, 67, who officially retired at the convention. Williams and his slate of vice presidents were elected overwhelmingly by the 1,100 delegates here....
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Labor dispute at Jeep supplier in Ohio ends after one-day walkout

2:22 pm U.S. ET | April 17, 2014
A supplier labor dispute that temporarily disrupted production of the hot-selling 2014 Jeep Cherokee in Toledo, Ohio, on Thursday has been resolved....
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Renault says French dealerships open despite strike

March 14, 2014 17:51 CET
Renault said a strike at its company owned dealerships in France had little support and did not impact customers....
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PSA IN CRISIS: SPECIAL REPORT

PSA versus Ford in a tale of two layoffs

Dec. 4, 2013 15:00 CET
Both PSA and Ford have cut their output and work forces in a bid to restructure their businesses. But the way they have gone about it highlights the fundamental contrasts between running a business in the United States and France....
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Kia profits rise 8.9% in Q3 despite strike-related losses

9:14 am U.S. ET | Oct. 25, 2013
A three-week union strike in its home market hampered Kia Motors profits during the third quarter, but the automaker said it still posted an 8.9 percent gain in net income....
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Daimler will increase Mercedes output in South Africa despite labor unrest

Oct. 17, 2013 12:15 CET
Daimler will invest in South Africa to boost output of the Mercedes C class, despite recent auto industry strikes that cost carmakers an estimated $2 billion....
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South Africa union ends four-week strike in supplier sector

Oct. 7, 2013 14:12 CET
South African trade union NUMSA said it has reached a deal to end a strike in the supplier sector that has hampered car production already hit by previous industrial action at automakers including BMW, Ford and GM....
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BMW puts South Africa expansion plans on hold after labor strikes

Oct. 3, 2013 11:34 CET
BMW has put on hold expansion in South Africa following labor strikes that have disrupted the country's auto industry....
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Hyundai Motor and union reach tentative wage deal

9:22 am U.S. ET | Sept. 5, 2013
Hyundai Motor has reached a tentative wage deal with its South Korean labor union, a union spokesman said today. Should the union's members approve the deal in a vote on Monday, Hyundai, which along with affiliate Kia Motors ranks as the world's fifth-biggest carmaker, should avoid further production losses....
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Jaguar Land Rover temporary workers urged to accept pay deal

Aug. 30, 2013 15:29 CET
Temporary workers at Jaguar Land Rover who walked off their shifts were urged by their union to accept a pay deal....
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Hyundai's Korean union to extend partial strike

Aug. 27, 2013 14:05 CET
Hyundai workers in South Korea plan to extend a partial strike by another two days after the latest round of wage talks failed to produce an agreement....
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Toyota, BMW, GM hit by third day of strikes in South Africa

Aug. 21, 2013 11:49 CET
South African employees at carmakers including Toyota, BMW and General Motors, halted work for a third consecutive day as a labor leader said the industry scaled back a pay-raise offer....
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Hyundai union strike cost $39 million in lost output today in S. Korea

9:58 am U.S. ET | Aug. 20, 2013
Union members at Hyundai Motor in South Korea staged a partial strike today that cost the automaker 43.5 billion won ($39 million) in lost output, with plans for another work stoppage Wednesday before resuming wage negotiations....
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Volkswagen, GM, BMW hit by strike in South Africa

Aug. 19, 2013 11:04 CET
Volkswagen, General Motors and BMW are among carmakers whose production has been hit by a strike in South Africa today as 30,000 metalworkers seek a deal to increase pay and benefits....
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Hyundai, Kia brace for second straight year of labor strikes in Korea

Aug. 14, 2013 11:19 CET
Hyundai and Kia workers in South Korea have agreed to go on strike for a second straight year to demand higher wages....
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BMW output in South Africa hit by strike

Aug. 14, 2013 12:58 CET
BMW workers in South Africa began a strike over pay that will affect production of cars for global markets including the United States....
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Hyundai Motor union plans strike vote after wage talks collapse

5:31 am U.S. ET | Aug. 6, 2013
Hyundai Motor's labor union in South Korea will vote to decide whether to go on strike after it failed to reach a deal on wages and benefits with management today, a union spokesman said....
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