DEARBORN, MI—Ford Motor Co.’s new proposed pact with the United Auto Workers is cruising toward ratification with nearly two-thirds of workers voting in favor of it so far, even winning over factories that face uncertain futures.
DETROIT—The longest nationwide strike against General Motors in half a century ended last Friday after a solid majority of the company’s union members delivered their support for the four-year contract hammered out by their leaders.
DETROIT—Early results from several United Auto Workers locals show that the new contract with General Motors Co. is receiving mixed support from members. The UAW wants local unions representing employees across 55 GM facilities in 19 states to submit their ratification vote totals by this Friday afternoon.
DETROIT—General Motors CEO Mary Barra joined negotiators at the bargaining table, an indication that a deal may be near to end a monthlong strike by members of the United Auto Workers union that has paralyzed the company’s factories.
DETROIT—More than 100 automotive supplier companies have enacted some form of temporary layoffs affecting up to 12,000 salaried and hourly employees in the United States, as the United Auto Workers' strike against General Motors Co. enters its fourth week.
Not many CEOs become household names. Looking at the current Fortune 100, I came up with just three: Jeff Bezos of Am-azon, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, and Michael Dell of Dell, the latter only because I stare at a Dell laptop all week.
DETROIT—Nearly 50,000 members of the United Auto Workers went on strike Monday against General Motors, bringing more than 50 factories and parts warehouses to a standstill in the union’s first walkout against the automaker in more than a decade.
On July 15, the United Auto Workers formally began talks with Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler on a new four-year contract. It was all smiles and handshakes to start, but negotiations will surely get testy before the current contract expires Sept. 14.
CHATTANOOGA, TN—More than 1,700 workers at Volkswagen’s assembly plant here will go to the polls Wednesday through Friday as the United Auto Workers tries for a breakthrough in its drive to unionize a foreign automaker in the South.