The Truth About Cars » Union News http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:00:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Union News http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/category/news-blog/union-news/ TTAC News Round-up: Ford Leaving Japan, Indonesia; Detroit’s Big Show; Kia Rio GT Coming? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-ford-leaving-japan-indonesia-detroits-big-show-kia-rio-gt-coming/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-ford-leaving-japan-indonesia-detroits-big-show-kia-rio-gt-coming/#comments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1272793 The big Blue Oval is setting in the Land of the Rising Sun. That, Volkswagen’s labor boss doesn’t like what he hears, Detroit’s big show and Kia’s big plans for the Rio … after the break! Ford closing up shop in Japan, Indonesia Ford will shutter its operations and business in Japan and Indonesia by […]

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The big Blue Oval is setting in the Land of the Rising Sun. That, Volkswagen’s labor boss doesn’t like what he hears, Detroit’s big show and Kia’s big plans for the Rio … after the break! Ford closing up shop in Japan, Indonesia Ford will shutter its operations and business in Japan and Indonesia by […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Don’t Leave Europe Out of the Party, Bizarre End To GM Lawsuit, and 2015’s Recall-mania http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-dont-leave-europe-party-bizarre-end-gm-lawsuit-2015s-recall-mania/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-dont-leave-europe-party-bizarre-end-gm-lawsuit-2015s-recall-mania/#comments Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271513 Volkswagen to European diesel owners: “Why you mad?” That, the mailman can’t deliver on the first lawsuit against GM, Caddies built in China and 51.3 million cars were recalled in 2015 … after the break! German officials criticizing Volkswagen for unfair treatment Justice officials in Germany are telling Volkswagen that treating American and European owners differently “cannot […]

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Volkswagen to European diesel owners: “Why you mad?” That, the mailman can’t deliver on the first lawsuit against GM, Caddies built in China and 51.3 million cars were recalled in 2015 … after the break! German officials criticizing Volkswagen for unfair treatment Justice officials in Germany are telling Volkswagen that treating American and European owners differently “cannot […]

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TTAC News Roundup: Nissan’s LeMans Project Garaged, UAW Wants To Talk to VW, and How Much For Pep Boys? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-roundup-nissans-lemans-project-garaged-uaw-wants-talk-vw-much-pep-boys/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-roundup-nissans-lemans-project-garaged-uaw-wants-talk-vw-much-pep-boys/#comments Wed, 23 Dec 2015 17:00:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1249241 From DNF to DNS, the Nissan GT-R LM project has finally been retired. That, and it’s lights out for some Crown Vics, the UAW just wants to talk, Hyundai will spend more to lend more, and more … after the break. Nissan finally axes Nismo LMP1 racer Nissan on Tuesday quietly axed its GT-R LMP1 […]

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From DNF to DNS, the Nissan GT-R LM project has finally been retired. That, and it’s lights out for some Crown Vics, the UAW just wants to talk, Hyundai will spend more to lend more, and more … after the break. Nissan finally axes Nismo LMP1 racer Nissan on Tuesday quietly axed its GT-R LMP1 […]

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Carl Icahn Offers to Buy Pep Boys for $863 Million http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/carl-icahn-offered-buy-pep-boys-863-million/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/carl-icahn-offered-buy-pep-boys-863-million/#comments Tue, 08 Dec 2015 17:00:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1237881 After disclosing that he had purchased a 12-percent stake of the company, billionaire investor Carl Icahn submitted an offer of $863 million for the Pep Boys chain of automotive parts stores, according to the New York Times. Icahn’s offer Tuesday of $15.50 per share is higher than Bridgestone’s offer of $15 per share in October […]

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After disclosing that he had purchased a 12-percent stake of the company, billionaire investor Carl Icahn submitted an offer of $863 million for the Pep Boys chain of automotive parts stores, according to the New York Times. Icahn’s offer Tuesday of $15.50 per share is higher than Bridgestone’s offer of $15 per share in October […]

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Nissan’s Mississippi Plant Latest Battleground for UAW in Southern Plants http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/nissans-mississippi-plant-latest-battleground-uaw-southern-plants/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/nissans-mississippi-plant-latest-battleground-uaw-southern-plants/#comments Mon, 07 Dec 2015 15:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1237185 The National Labor Relations Board accused Nissan of violating workers’ rights by creating a uniform policy for its workers at its Canton, Mississippi plant. According to the charges, Nissan introduced a policy in 2014 that barred workers from wearing pro- or anti-union clothing at its Canton facility and at its plants in Smyrna and Decherd, Tennessee. […]

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The National Labor Relations Board accused Nissan of violating workers’ rights by creating a uniform policy for its workers at its Canton, Mississippi plant. According to the charges, Nissan introduced a policy in 2014 that barred workers from wearing pro- or anti-union clothing at its Canton facility and at its plants in Smyrna and Decherd, Tennessee. […]

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United Auto Workers Wins First Vote At Volkswagen’s Chattanooga Plant http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/united-auto-workers-wins-first-vote-volkswagens-chattanooga-plant/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/united-auto-workers-wins-first-vote-volkswagens-chattanooga-plant/#comments Sat, 05 Dec 2015 16:00:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1236481 Skilled trades workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga Assembly Plant in Tennessee voted Friday overwhelmingly to join the United Auto Workers union, the first UAW victory at an automotive plant in the South, Reuters reported. The union vote was the first victory for the UAW, who tried unsuccessfully in February to unionize the entire plant, which included nearly 1,500 production workers. […]

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Skilled trades workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga Assembly Plant in Tennessee voted Friday overwhelmingly to join the United Auto Workers union, the first UAW victory at an automotive plant in the South, Reuters reported. The union vote was the first victory for the UAW, who tried unsuccessfully in February to unionize the entire plant, which included nearly 1,500 production workers. […]

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Ford Spends $1.3B on Super Duty Plant in Kentucky So You Don’t Have To Wait Again http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ford-spends-1-3b-super-duty-plant-kentucky-dont-wait/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ford-spends-1-3b-super-duty-plant-kentucky-dont-wait/#comments Tue, 01 Dec 2015 18:00:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1232353 Ford announced Tuesday that it would spend $1.3 billion to retool, update and build a new body shop for its Louisville, Kentucky plant, which produces its Super Duty truck and large SUVs. The announced spending, which will create 2,000 jobs at the plant, is part of Ford’s new contract with the United Auto Workers — […]

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Ford announced Tuesday that it would spend $1.3 billion to retool, update and build a new body shop for its Louisville, Kentucky plant, which produces its Super Duty truck and large SUVs. The announced spending, which will create 2,000 jobs at the plant, is part of Ford’s new contract with the United Auto Workers — […]

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Ford Softens Labor Impact Under New Agreement http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/ford-softens-labor-impact-new-agreement/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/ford-softens-labor-impact-new-agreement/#comments Mon, 30 Nov 2015 17:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1231937 Ford will pay only 1.5-percent more in labor costs each year under a new contract with the United Auto Workers, the automaker reported Monday. Ford announced it would take a $600 million charge this year to pay out the $10,000 ratification bonuses to their workers as part of the new deal. The new deal allows […]

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Ford will pay only 1.5-percent more in labor costs each year under a new contract with the United Auto Workers, the automaker reported Monday. Ford announced it would take a $600 million charge this year to pay out the $10,000 ratification bonuses to their workers as part of the new deal. The new deal allows […]

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Ford UAW Workers Narrowly Approve Contract, UAW Executive Board Ratifies GM Deal http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/ford-uaw-workers-narrowly-approve-contract-uaw-executive-board-ratifies-gm-deal/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/ford-uaw-workers-narrowly-approve-contract-uaw-executive-board-ratifies-gm-deal/#comments Sat, 21 Nov 2015 11:34:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1223897 A week before Thanksgiving, the United Auto Workers and all of the domestic automakers know they will enter the holiday season without having to worry about a strike. According to the Detroit News, the UAW announced late Friday that their members at Ford approved a proposed contract by a narrow 51.4-percent margin. That news followed closely the […]

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A week before Thanksgiving, the United Auto Workers and all of the domestic automakers know they will enter the holiday season without having to worry about a strike. According to the Detroit News, the UAW announced late Friday that their members at Ford approved a proposed contract by a narrow 51.4-percent margin. That news followed closely the […]

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UAW Contract With Ford On The Ropes http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/uaw-contract-with-ford-on-the-ropes/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/uaw-contract-with-ford-on-the-ropes/#comments Thu, 19 Nov 2015 20:27:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1223129 My, that went downhill quickly. United Auto Workers at a large Ford facility in Chicago voted 2-to-1 against a proposed contract with the automaker, according to the local union’s Facebook page (via Automotive News). According to the final tally, more than 2,000 workers at the Chicago plant voted against the contract, with only 99o to approve the […]

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My, that went downhill quickly. United Auto Workers at a large Ford facility in Chicago voted 2-to-1 against a proposed contract with the automaker, according to the local union’s Facebook page (via Automotive News). According to the final tally, more than 2,000 workers at the Chicago plant voted against the contract, with only 99o to approve the […]

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Ford Workers in Kansas City Turn Down Proposed UAW Deal http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/ford-workers-kansas-city-turn-proposed-uaw-deal/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/ford-workers-kansas-city-turn-proposed-uaw-deal/#comments Mon, 16 Nov 2015 20:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1220345 Ford workers in Kansas City voted down a proposed contract between the automaker and the United Auto Workers, the local union reported on its Facebook page (via Automotive News). Kansas City produces many of the company’s profitable F-150 trucks. According to the final tally, 54 percent of union workers and just over 50 percent of skilled […]

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Ford workers in Kansas City voted down a proposed contract between the automaker and the United Auto Workers, the local union reported on its Facebook page (via Automotive News). Kansas City produces many of the company’s profitable F-150 trucks. According to the final tally, 54 percent of union workers and just over 50 percent of skilled […]

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Big Three Go Long On SUV, Truck Production in North America http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/big-three-go-long-suv-truck-production-north-america/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/big-three-go-long-suv-truck-production-north-america/#comments Mon, 16 Nov 2015 19:25:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1220273 Detroit automakers may be betting high-profit SUVs and trucks are a better fit for their domestic plants as those automakers shift production away from cars to make room for larger, high-margin vehicles. Ford and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will largely shift production of their cars to Mexico and bring more trucks and SUVs to North American […]

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Detroit automakers may be betting high-profit SUVs and trucks are a better fit for their domestic plants as those automakers shift production away from cars to make room for larger, high-margin vehicles. Ford and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will largely shift production of their cars to Mexico and bring more trucks and SUVs to North American […]

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Ford Deal With UAW Gets First Big Boost http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/ford-deal-with-uaw-gets-first-big-boost/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/ford-deal-with-uaw-gets-first-big-boost/#comments Sun, 15 Nov 2015 18:00:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1219777 United Auto Workers in Wayne, Michigan initially approved their four-year contract with Ford last week, signaling the first major victory for the the tentative deal, Automotive News reported. Bill Johnson, who is UAW Local 900 president for the facility, told Automotive News that 81 percent of production workers and 83 percent of skilled trades workers approved […]

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United Auto Workers in Wayne, Michigan initially approved their four-year contract with Ford last week, signaling the first major victory for the the tentative deal, Automotive News reported. Bill Johnson, who is UAW Local 900 president for the facility, told Automotive News that 81 percent of production workers and 83 percent of skilled trades workers approved […]

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What’s Going On With The UAW Deal With GM? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/whats-going-on-with-the-uaw-deal-with-gm/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/whats-going-on-with-the-uaw-deal-with-gm/#comments Sat, 14 Nov 2015 18:10:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1219209 On Thursday, United Auto Workers Vice President Cindy Estrada told local union officials that she would recommend to union President Dennis Williams that the labor group ratify its contract with General Motors despite its rejection by skilled trades workers, according to Automotive News. On Friday, Williams announced on the UAW’s website that the union would go […]

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On Thursday, United Auto Workers Vice President Cindy Estrada told local union officials that she would recommend to union President Dennis Williams that the labor group ratify its contract with General Motors despite its rejection by skilled trades workers, according to Automotive News. On Friday, Williams announced on the UAW’s website that the union would go […]

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General Motors to Import Chinese-Made Buick to U.S. By Late 2016 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/general-motors-set-import-chinese-made-buick-u-s-late-2016/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/general-motors-set-import-chinese-made-buick-u-s-late-2016/#comments Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:45:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1218377 General Motors announced Thursday it will import a Buick crossover from China to the United States by the end of 2016, much to the UAW’s disappointment. According to the Detroit Free Press, the crossover in question, the Envision, is currently produced at a facility in the Shandong province. The Buick brand itself is doing well […]

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General Motors announced Thursday it will import a Buick crossover from China to the United States by the end of 2016, much to the UAW’s disappointment. According to the Detroit Free Press, the crossover in question, the Envision, is currently produced at a facility in the Shandong province. The Buick brand itself is doing well […]

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UAW’s Contract Includes Protections For Gender Identity, Expression for Nearly 400,000 Workers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/uaws-contract-includes-protections-gender-identity-expression-nearly-400000-workers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/uaws-contract-includes-protections-gender-identity-expression-nearly-400000-workers/#comments Wed, 11 Nov 2015 19:10:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1217321 The United Auto Workers in its latest proposed contract with Ford will protect workers from discrimination based on those workers’ gender identities or expressions, a potentially sweeping measure for a normally conservative industry. According to the contract, the proposed agreement would protect any employee regardless of “race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender […]

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The United Auto Workers in its latest proposed contract with Ford will protect workers from discrimination based on those workers’ gender identities or expressions, a potentially sweeping measure for a normally conservative industry. According to the contract, the proposed agreement would protect any employee regardless of “race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender […]

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Ford-UAW Deal: Ford Ranger and Bronco In, Taurus Out http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/ford-uaw-deal-ford-ranger-and-bronco-in-taurus-out/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/ford-uaw-deal-ford-ranger-and-bronco-in-taurus-out/#comments Wed, 11 Nov 2015 18:20:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1217233 Ford fanboys (this one included) will finally get the Wrangler-fighting sport utility they’ve been yearning for since the demise of the Blue Oval’s two-door SUV in the mid ’90s. According to the Detroit Free Press, Ford is looking to get back into the newly re-energized midsize truck game with its global Ranger, and that truck brings with it a […]

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Ford fanboys (this one included) will finally get the Wrangler-fighting sport utility they’ve been yearning for since the demise of the Blue Oval’s two-door SUV in the mid ’90s. According to the Detroit Free Press, Ford is looking to get back into the newly re-energized midsize truck game with its global Ranger, and that truck brings with it a […]

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Ford Deal With UAW Includes $10,000 Signing Bonus, More Plant Improvements http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/ford-deal-uaw-includes-10000-signing-bonus-plant-improvements/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/ford-deal-uaw-includes-10000-signing-bonus-plant-improvements/#comments Mon, 09 Nov 2015 15:30:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1214937 Rank-and-file Ford workers may get their first glimpses Monday at a newly proposed contract between the automaker and the United Auto Workers union, the Detroit News reported. According to the report, Ford workers may be offered a $10,000 signing bonus to approve the contract; a $1,750 annual bonus payout, similar to one in the proposed General […]

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Rank-and-file Ford workers may get their first glimpses Monday at a newly proposed contract between the automaker and the United Auto Workers union, the Detroit News reported. According to the report, Ford workers may be offered a $10,000 signing bonus to approve the contract; a $1,750 annual bonus payout, similar to one in the proposed General […]

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Majority of GM Employees Approve Contract, Still Does Not Pass http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/majority-of-gm-employees-approve-contract-still-does-not-pass/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/majority-of-gm-employees-approve-contract-still-does-not-pass/#comments Sat, 07 Nov 2015 17:10:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1213897 The United Auto Workers union announced late Friday that, while the majority of its 52,000 membership voted “Yes” to the tentative agreement, skilled trades workers voted 59.5 percent against the deal. “The UAW has not deemed the tentative agreement ratified,” said the union. It was previously reported the tentative agreement may not be ratified due to […]

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The United Auto Workers union announced late Friday that, while the majority of its 52,000 membership voted “Yes” to the tentative agreement, skilled trades workers voted 59.5 percent against the deal. “The UAW has not deemed the tentative agreement ratified,” said the union. It was previously reported the tentative agreement may not be ratified due to […]

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Ford and United Auto Workers Reach Tentative Agreement http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/ford-and-united-auto-workers-reach-tentative-agreement/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/ford-and-united-auto-workers-reach-tentative-agreement/#comments Fri, 06 Nov 2015 19:23:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1213593 Ford and the United Auto Workers union announced Friday they’d reached a tentative agreement which, if ratified, will become the rules of work for Ford’s 52,000 unionized employees for the next four years. “This morning, your National Negotiating Committee reached a tentative agreement with Ford Motor Company. On Monday, November 9th, UAW-Ford presidents and chairpersons will […]

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Ford and the United Auto Workers union announced Friday they’d reached a tentative agreement which, if ratified, will become the rules of work for Ford’s 52,000 unionized employees for the next four years. “This morning, your National Negotiating Committee reached a tentative agreement with Ford Motor Company. On Monday, November 9th, UAW-Ford presidents and chairpersons will […]

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UAW-GM Contract Closer To Approval On Final Day Of Voting http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/uaw-gm-contract-closer-approval-final-day-voting/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/uaw-gm-contract-closer-approval-final-day-voting/#comments Fri, 06 Nov 2015 15:57:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1213209 With hours remaining until voting ends on the tentative contract between General Motors and the UAW, support for the contract continues to grow. According to The Detroit News, over 80 percent of GM’s 52,600 hourly employees have had a chance to look over and vote upon the agreement, including those in Lordstown Assembly in Ohio, […]

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With hours remaining until voting ends on the tentative contract between General Motors and the UAW, support for the contract continues to grow. According to The Detroit News, over 80 percent of GM’s 52,600 hourly employees have had a chance to look over and vote upon the agreement, including those in Lordstown Assembly in Ohio, […]

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UAW-GM Agreement Appears Heading Toward Ratification http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/uaw-gm-agreement-appears-heading-toward-ratification/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/uaw-gm-agreement-appears-heading-toward-ratification/#comments Thu, 05 Nov 2015 15:30:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1212161 United Auto Workers at General Motors’ Fort Wayne, Indiana facility overwhelmingly agreed to a proposed contract with the automaker that would raise wages and eventually close the gap between veteran workers and employees hired after 2007, Reuters reported. Workers at the facility, who build full-size trucks for GM, approved the contract by nearly 60 percent. […]

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United Auto Workers at General Motors’ Fort Wayne, Indiana facility overwhelmingly agreed to a proposed contract with the automaker that would raise wages and eventually close the gap between veteran workers and employees hired after 2007, Reuters reported. Workers at the facility, who build full-size trucks for GM, approved the contract by nearly 60 percent. […]

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Janesville General Motors Plant Won’t Reopen Under Proposed Contract http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/janesville-general-motors-plant-wont-reopen-proposed-contract/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/janesville-general-motors-plant-wont-reopen-proposed-contract/#comments Fri, 30 Oct 2015 18:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1208977 The Janesville, Wisconsin, General Motors assembly plant that was shuttered six years ago will likely officially close, according to letters in a proposed agreement between United Auto Workers and the automaker, Automotive News reported. The plant, which was opened in 1919 and once produced large SUVs such as the Chevrolet Suburban/GMC Yukon XL, employed as […]

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The Janesville, Wisconsin, General Motors assembly plant that was shuttered six years ago will likely officially close, according to letters in a proposed agreement between United Auto Workers and the automaker, Automotive News reported. The plant, which was opened in 1919 and once produced large SUVs such as the Chevrolet Suburban/GMC Yukon XL, employed as […]

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General Motors-United Auto Workers Deal Includes Billions for Plants, Bonuses For Workers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/general-motors-united-auto-workers-deal-includes-billions-plants-bonuses-workers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/general-motors-united-auto-workers-deal-includes-billions-plants-bonuses-workers/#comments Thu, 29 Oct 2015 14:10:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1207825 A proposed contract between the United Auto Workers and General Motors will eventually end a tiered pay system divided between veteran auto workers and employees hired after 2008, and provide annual bonuses and substantial raises for the first time in a decade. The automaker has offered an $8,000 signing bonus to approve the deal. The […]

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A proposed contract between the United Auto Workers and General Motors will eventually end a tiered pay system divided between veteran auto workers and employees hired after 2008, and provide annual bonuses and substantial raises for the first time in a decade. The automaker has offered an $8,000 signing bonus to approve the deal. The […]

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Let’s Make a Deal: GM, UAW Reach Tentative Agreement in 11th Hour http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/lets-make-a-deal-gm-uaw-reach-tentative-agreement-in-11th-hour/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/lets-make-a-deal-gm-uaw-reach-tentative-agreement-in-11th-hour/#comments Mon, 26 Oct 2015 13:30:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1204225 General Motors and the United Auto Workers union reached a deal Sunday night, minutes before the union’s midnight deadline, averting any strike for now, according to the automaker. The deal will be sent to the union’s UAW National GM Council for discussion and vote on Wednesday. The union’s national council is composed of local leaders. If approved, the agreement […]

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General Motors and the United Auto Workers union reached a deal Sunday night, minutes before the union’s midnight deadline, averting any strike for now, according to the automaker. The deal will be sent to the union’s UAW National GM Council for discussion and vote on Wednesday. The union’s national council is composed of local leaders. If approved, the agreement […]

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