Ford stamping plant worker fatally shoots himselfOct. 20
A Ford employee shot and killed himself at the company's stamping plant in Woodhaven, Mich., on Friday.
Unifor ratifies contract at GM's Equinox plant in Canada; 86% of workers approveOct. 16
Union workers at a GM plant in Ingersoll, Ont., have ratified a new contract, ending a four-week strike that threatened to pinch sales of the Chevrolet Equinox. A total of 86 percent of members who cast ballots favored the four-year deal, sending employees back to work at 7 p.m. ET Monday for early startup, according to the Unifor union.
GM warns Canadian union it could wind down striking CAMI plantOct. 12
General Motors is growing frustrated by the impasse in contract talks with Unifor and warned the union it will look to produce the Chevrolet Equinox elsewhere unless workers call off a month-long strike at the plant in Ingersoll, Ont.
Ontario tells GM and Unifor to resolve strike nowOct. 12
The Government of Ontario urged GM and striking Unifor to resolve a monthlong strike at a Chevrolet Equinox plant after the automaker threatened to move production out of Ontario.
Ontario official speaks with Unifor, GM as strike continuesOct. 6
A key official with Ontario's government has talked with GM and Unifor officials as the union's strike against the automaker at a key assembly plant in the province drags on.
UAW presses Ford to protect factory jobs amid EV pushOct. 5
The UAW is talking with Ford about ways to avoid layoffs as the automaker builds more electric vehicles. Ford's new CEO told investors this week the company is aiming for a 30 percent reduction in "hours per unit" to build EVs.
Dirty tactics? UAW's beef with Nissan heads to fedsOct. 3
Automakers have battled hard to keep organized labor from gaining traction in the South. Mostly, they've won. But Nissan has been accused of fighting dirty.
GM, Unifor remain far apart as Ontario strike drags onSept. 30
Unifor President Jerry Dias updated factory workers on talks to end a two-week strike at GM's main Chevrolet Equinox factory and called the automaker's latest offer "fluff."
VW withdraws Ducati sale amid unions' oppositionOct. 2
VW Group halted the sale of its Ducati motorcycle unit amid opposition from its unions, an Italian labor leader said. The automaker considered selling Ducati as part of an asset review that started last year in the wake of its diesel-emissions scandal.
UAW accuses Nissan of tracking workers' union sentiments at Miss. plantSept. 29
The UAW accused Nissan of illegally tracking and rating employees by their union sentiments for years at a Mississippi assembly plant where workers voted down representation last month.
Unifor awaits response from GM following latest proposal to end strikeSept. 28
Unifor leadership described a Thursday meeting with GM as “constructive” following the latest efforts to end a strike at the Chevy Equinox plant in Ontario.
Ford plant in Wales to lose JLR engine business earlier than expectedSept. 28
Jaguar Land Rover will end a contract to source engines from Ford's plant in Wales earlier than expected in 2020.