The Truth About Cars » uaw http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:19:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 More Ford Production Heads South of the Border, Down Mexico Way http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/ford-production-heads-south-border-mexico-way/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/ford-production-heads-south-border-mexico-way/#comments Tue, 05 Apr 2016 18:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1318722 In an announcement that’s been anticipated for months, Ford Motor Company said today it will build a small car plant in Mexico’s San Luis Potosi state. Ford will spend $1.6 billion on the facility, which starts construction this summer and will employ 2,800 workers by 2020. The automaker isn’t saying what vehicles it will produce at the […]

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In an announcement that’s been anticipated for months, Ford Motor Company said today it will build a small car plant in Mexico’s San Luis Potosi state. Ford will spend $1.6 billion on the facility, which starts construction this summer and will employ 2,800 workers by 2020. The automaker isn’t saying what vehicles it will produce at the […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Mitsubishi Has a Plan, Volvo Wants You Online, and FCA Throws Down http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-mitsubishi-plan-volvo-wants-online-fca-throws/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-mitsubishi-plan-volvo-wants-online-fca-throws/#comments Fri, 25 Mar 2016 15:26:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1311778 Mitsubishi confirms it is going to shoehorn another SUV into its lineup to tempt those utility-hungry Americans. That, Volvo wants everyone to buy S90s from their beds, Fiat Chrysler isn’t having a dealer’s trash talk, UAW bolsters its ranks, and your gas is going up … after the break! Mitsubishi thinks bigger Mitsubishi Motors isn’t […]

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Mitsubishi confirms it is going to shoehorn another SUV into its lineup to tempt those utility-hungry Americans. That, Volvo wants everyone to buy S90s from their beds, Fiat Chrysler isn’t having a dealer’s trash talk, UAW bolsters its ranks, and your gas is going up … after the break! Mitsubishi thinks bigger Mitsubishi Motors isn’t […]

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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 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’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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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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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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UAW Sets Midnight Deadline for GM Tentative Deal http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/uaw-sets-midnight-deadline-for-gm-tentative-deal/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/uaw-sets-midnight-deadline-for-gm-tentative-deal/#comments Sun, 25 Oct 2015 15:30:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1204065 11:59 p.m. Sunday. That’s when the union said Saturday that their contract with General Motors will be terminated and they should be looking at a tentative deal outlining their labor conditions for the next four years. The contract between the UAW and GM originally expired Sept. 14, but was extended as the UAW targeted Fiat Chrysler Automobiles […]

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11:59 p.m. Sunday. That’s when the union said Saturday that their contract with General Motors will be terminated and they should be looking at a tentative deal outlining their labor conditions for the next four years. The contract between the UAW and GM originally expired Sept. 14, but was extended as the UAW targeted Fiat Chrysler Automobiles […]

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UAW on Path to Represent Maintenance Workers at VW Chattanooga http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/uaw-on-path-to-represent-maintenance-workers-at-vw-chattanooga/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/uaw-on-path-to-represent-maintenance-workers-at-vw-chattanooga/#comments Sat, 24 Oct 2015 15:40:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1203705 The United Auto Workers union could make its first real break into the southern U.S. by unionizing 165 “skilled trade” maintenance workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant, reported the Associated Press (via The Detroit News). UAW Local 42 represents some workers at Volkswagen Chattanooga but does not have exclusive bargaining rights at the plant. A new […]

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The United Auto Workers union could make its first real break into the southern U.S. by unionizing 165 “skilled trade” maintenance workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant, reported the Associated Press (via The Detroit News). UAW Local 42 represents some workers at Volkswagen Chattanooga but does not have exclusive bargaining rights at the plant. A new […]

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Are Reports of the Viper’s Demise Premature? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/reports-vipers-demise-premature/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/reports-vipers-demise-premature/#comments Mon, 19 Oct 2015 16:00:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1197570 In the past few days there has been a flurry of posts about Fiat Chrysler Automobiles ending production of the Dodge Viper in 2017 and closing the Conner Avenue Assembly facility where the v-10 powered sportscar is hand-built. When I see a news story, I’ll try to seek out the original reporting and if possible, the […]

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In the past few days there has been a flurry of posts about Fiat Chrysler Automobiles ending production of the Dodge Viper in 2017 and closing the Conner Avenue Assembly facility where the v-10 powered sportscar is hand-built. When I see a news story, I’ll try to seek out the original reporting and if possible, the […]

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UAW Retiree Medical Fund Reports $20.7B Shortfall http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/uaw-retiree-medical-fund-reports-20-7b-shortfall/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/uaw-retiree-medical-fund-reports-20-7b-shortfall/#comments Wed, 14 Oct 2015 17:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1195626 A United Auto Worker retiree medical fund created to reduce healthcare costs and increase services for more than 700,000 people reported a $20.7 billion difference between assets and future liabilities, Bloomberg reported Wednesday (via Automotive News). The shortfall increased by more than $16 billion over the last report. A similar system proposed for Fiat Chrysler […]

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A United Auto Worker retiree medical fund created to reduce healthcare costs and increase services for more than 700,000 people reported a $20.7 billion difference between assets and future liabilities, Bloomberg reported Wednesday (via Automotive News). The shortfall increased by more than $16 billion over the last report. A similar system proposed for Fiat Chrysler […]

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FCA and UAW Reach Deal in Final Hour, Avert Strike for Now http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/fca-and-uaw-reach-deal-in-final-hour-avert-strike-for-now/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/fca-and-uaw-reach-deal-in-final-hour-avert-strike-for-now/#comments Thu, 08 Oct 2015 11:30:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1191098 On Wednesday night, as the deadline for strike action came closer and closer, the United Auto Workers-Fiat Chrysler Automobiles National Bargaining Committee announced they had “secured significant gains” over the last proposed tentative agreement that was widely rejected by UAW membership. Details on the new agreement were not published. The new proposed agreement averts a strike — for […]

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On Wednesday night, as the deadline for strike action came closer and closer, the United Auto Workers-Fiat Chrysler Automobiles National Bargaining Committee announced they had “secured significant gains” over the last proposed tentative agreement that was widely rejected by UAW membership. Details on the new agreement were not published. The new proposed agreement averts a strike — for […]

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United Auto Workers, Fiat Chrysler Negotiating To Avert Strike http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/united-auto-workers-fiat-chrysler-negotiating-avert-strike/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/united-auto-workers-fiat-chrysler-negotiating-avert-strike/#comments Wed, 07 Oct 2015 20:00:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1190594 Negotiators for the United Auto Workers and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles are working to avoid a strike as a deadline looms Wednesday for 40,000 workers at the automaker’s plants. Reuters reported (via Automotive News) that talks were ongoing to move forward or present a new four-year contract to workers after hourly employees roundly rejected the last proposed […]

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Negotiators for the United Auto Workers and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles are working to avoid a strike as a deadline looms Wednesday for 40,000 workers at the automaker’s plants. Reuters reported (via Automotive News) that talks were ongoing to move forward or present a new four-year contract to workers after hourly employees roundly rejected the last proposed […]

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BREAKING: Union Workers Prepare to Strike at Fiat Chrysler Plants http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/breaking-union-workers-prepare-strike-fiat-chrysler-plants/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/breaking-union-workers-prepare-strike-fiat-chrysler-plants/#comments Tue, 06 Oct 2015 18:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1188850 United Auto Workers at a Kokomo, Indiana plant have given notice to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles that it would strike Wednesday night, Automotive News reported. The notice is reportedly being used at other plants. The automaker acknowledged the notification via a statement released Tuesday: FCA US confirms that it has received strike notification from the UAW. The […]

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United Auto Workers at a Kokomo, Indiana plant have given notice to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles that it would strike Wednesday night, Automotive News reported. The notice is reportedly being used at other plants. The automaker acknowledged the notification via a statement released Tuesday: FCA US confirms that it has received strike notification from the UAW. The […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Workers Reject Union Contract http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/fiat-chrysler-automobiles-workers-reject-union-contract/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/fiat-chrysler-automobiles-workers-reject-union-contract/#comments Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1186138 United Auto Workers at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles officially rejected a proposed contract that would have raised wages for workers, but didn’t eliminate the tiered pay system for veteran and newly hired workers. Reuters reported that 65 percent of the 40,000 union workers voted against the contract. Reports said that workers voiced concerns that the contract […]

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United Auto Workers at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles officially rejected a proposed contract that would have raised wages for workers, but didn’t eliminate the tiered pay system for veteran and newly hired workers. Reuters reported that 65 percent of the 40,000 union workers voted against the contract. Reports said that workers voiced concerns that the contract […]

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United Auto Workers Union Threatens Strike at Kansas City F-150 Plant http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/united-auto-workers-union-threatens-strike-kansas-city-f-150-plant/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/united-auto-workers-union-threatens-strike-kansas-city-f-150-plant/#comments Wed, 30 Sep 2015 19:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1184050 United Auto Workers at the Kansas City, Missouri plant that produces Ford F-150s may strike as early as Sunday if the automaker doesn’t “negotiate in good faith,” according to Jimmy Settles, UAW vice president: The challenges we face may not be easy, and I certainly cannot predict the future, but I would rather die fighting […]

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United Auto Workers at the Kansas City, Missouri plant that produces Ford F-150s may strike as early as Sunday if the automaker doesn’t “negotiate in good faith,” according to Jimmy Settles, UAW vice president: The challenges we face may not be easy, and I certainly cannot predict the future, but I would rather die fighting […]

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Apparently, FCA-UAW Workers Don’t Really Like Proposed Deal http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/apparently-fca-workers-dont-really-like-uaw-deal/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/apparently-fca-workers-dont-really-like-uaw-deal/#comments Mon, 28 Sep 2015 17:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1182930 United Auto Workers at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Jefferson North Assembly Plant and its Kokomo Transmission Plant voted down a contract proposal over the weekend, marking the latest and perhaps the most significant defeat to the union’s proposal, the Detroit Free Press reported. According to reports, 66 percent of the workers, who build Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos […]

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United Auto Workers at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Jefferson North Assembly Plant and its Kokomo Transmission Plant voted down a contract proposal over the weekend, marking the latest and perhaps the most significant defeat to the union’s proposal, the Detroit Free Press reported. According to reports, 66 percent of the workers, who build Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos […]

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Two More Locals Reject Proposed UAW-FCA US Contract http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/two-more-locals-reject-proposed-uaw-fca-us-contract/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/two-more-locals-reject-proposed-uaw-fca-us-contract/#comments Sat, 26 Sep 2015 15:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1181578 Two more local unions rejected the proposed four-year contract deal between FCA US and the UAW Friday, adding to the growing opposition as voting continues. Per The Detroit News, overwhelming majorities at Trenton Engine Complex in Trenton, Mich. and Toledo Machinery in Toledo, Ohio made their displeasure with the deal known by casting their votes […]

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Two more local unions rejected the proposed four-year contract deal between FCA US and the UAW Friday, adding to the growing opposition as voting continues. Per The Detroit News, overwhelming majorities at Trenton Engine Complex in Trenton, Mich. and Toledo Machinery in Toledo, Ohio made their displeasure with the deal known by casting their votes […]

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UAW-FCA Negotiations: Salaried Say Yea, Hourly Say Nay (So Far) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/uaw-fca-negotiations-salaried-say-yea-hourly-say-nay-so-far/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/uaw-fca-negotiations-salaried-say-yea-hourly-say-nay-so-far/#comments Fri, 25 Sep 2015 14:30:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1180994 Hourly employees at FCA’s stamping facility in Sterling Heights and parts operation in Warren, Michigan aren’t exactly thrilled with the deal they’ve been presented. According to The Detroit News, more than half of hourly workers at the two locations have voted “no” to the new contract. At Sterling Stamping, 61 percent of skilled trades and […]

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Hourly employees at FCA’s stamping facility in Sterling Heights and parts operation in Warren, Michigan aren’t exactly thrilled with the deal they’ve been presented. According to The Detroit News, more than half of hourly workers at the two locations have voted “no” to the new contract. At Sterling Stamping, 61 percent of skilled trades and […]

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Mopar Workers Frown, Vote Down UAW Contract http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/mopar-workers-frown-vote-uaw-contract/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/mopar-workers-frown-vote-uaw-contract/#comments Thu, 24 Sep 2015 17:00:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1179930 Detroit parts and axle operations workers Wednesday voted against a four-year contract proposed by the United Auto Workers and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the Detroit News reported. About 700 Local 1248 workers in Warren, Michigan, turned down the proposal and said Wednesday that the contract created a third, unfair pay tier for Mopar workers that would cap their […]

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Detroit parts and axle operations workers Wednesday voted against a four-year contract proposed by the United Auto Workers and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the Detroit News reported. About 700 Local 1248 workers in Warren, Michigan, turned down the proposal and said Wednesday that the contract created a third, unfair pay tier for Mopar workers that would cap their […]

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