I’m all for auto workers getting paid, but the UAW’s demands this time around seem a bit much. I can’t see how the OEMs will be able to meet them, and I worry about the implications for the economy. The 2019 strike lasted more than a month, and a prolonged strike now could jeopardize the economic recovery.
WASHINGTON—The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that employers cannot prevent workers from wearing union apparel or insignias on the job, absent special circumstances that justify such a restriction.
MOLINE, IL—Union workers at Deere & Co. would get wage increases of 10 percent in the first year and 5 percent each in the third and fifth years under a tentative contract reached between the farm-equipment maker and the United Auto Workers union.