The Truth About Cars » Workers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 03 May 2016 18:35:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 At Volkswagen, Labor Knives Come Out for Herbert Diess http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-labor-knives-come-herbert-diess/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-labor-knives-come-herbert-diess/#comments Thu, 07 Apr 2016 15:30:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1320106 Volkswagen brand chief Herbert Diess has a target on his back, now that the union representing the automaker’s workers has made its distrust of the company public. Labor union IG Metall slammed the company’s management in a letter published on its website, stating the company was using the diesel emissions scandal as a way of cutting staff, […]

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Volkswagen brand chief Herbert Diess has a target on his back, now that the union representing the automaker’s workers has made its distrust of the company public. Labor union IG Metall slammed the company’s management in a letter published on its website, stating the company was using the diesel emissions scandal as a way of cutting staff, […]

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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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Reuters: Subaru Success Fueled By Marginalized Foreign Workers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/reuters-subaru-success-fueled-by-marginalized-foreign-workers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/reuters-subaru-success-fueled-by-marginalized-foreign-workers/#comments Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:00:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1128529 Reuters Investigates has a scathing report on foreign workers in Japan at some of Subaru’s most important suppliers. According to the news agency, due to the combination of a booming “Abenomics”, Japan’s 2010 asylum seeker program, and manufacturers looking for cheap sources of expendable labor, foreigners are taken advantage of and treated as second- and […]

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Reuters Investigates has a scathing report on foreign workers in Japan at some of Subaru’s most important suppliers. According to the news agency, due to the combination of a booming “Abenomics”, Japan’s 2010 asylum seeker program, and manufacturers looking for cheap sources of expendable labor, foreigners are taken advantage of and treated as second- and […]

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Chrysler’s Drunk, Stoned Autoworkers Are Back Making Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/chryslers-drunk-stoned-autoworkers-are-back-making-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/chryslers-drunk-stoned-autoworkers-are-back-making-cars/#comments Tue, 11 Dec 2012 16:37:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=469790 They are back! Two years ago, a group of Chrysler workers were caught were caught drinking and doobing on their lunch break. Not just that, they were caught on camera by a local TV station. The video went viral, and Chrysler was forthwith associated with quality enhanced by booze and marijuana. 13 workers were fired. […]

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They are back! Two years ago, a group of Chrysler workers were caught were caught drinking and doobing on their lunch break. Not just that, they were caught on camera by a local TV station. The video went viral, and Chrysler was forthwith associated with quality enhanced by booze and marijuana. 13 workers were fired. […]

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CAW Mulling Strikes At All Three Automakers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/caw-mulling-strikes-at-all-three-automakers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/caw-mulling-strikes-at-all-three-automakers/#comments Wed, 05 Sep 2012 17:05:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=459065 A report by Reuters suggests that the Canadian Auto Worker’s union may take the unprecedented step of striking at the plants of all three domestic automakers. Traditionally, the union targets one company for bargaining and a possible strike, and that sets the precedent for contracts with the other two. This round of negotiations has been […]

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A report by Reuters suggests that the Canadian Auto Worker’s union may take the unprecedented step of striking at the plants of all three domestic automakers. Traditionally, the union targets one company for bargaining and a possible strike, and that sets the precedent for contracts with the other two. This round of negotiations has been […]

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Ford Buyout Offer Draws Little Interest http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/ford-buyout-offer-draws-little-interest/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/ford-buyout-offer-draws-little-interest/#comments Thu, 21 Jan 2010 15:36:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=342529 Ford may be trying to do their bit about overcapacity issues, but they’re having little success with it. The Freep reports that a buyout program by Ford, which was offered to 41,000 hourly workers, has few takers. Very few. The program was issued on December the 17th and due to expire on Friday the 22nd of […]

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Ford may be trying to do their bit about overcapacity issues, but they’re having little success with it. The Freep reports that a buyout program by Ford, which was offered to 41,000 hourly workers, has few takers. Very few. The program was issued on December the 17th and due to expire on Friday the 22nd of […]

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