Union files for new vote at Volkswagen’s Tennessee plant

U.S. 05/22/19, 15:11

The United Auto Workers union has filed a new petition seeking to hold a vote on its representation of all hourly workers at Volkswagen's Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant.The petition was filed Wednesday, the same day the National Labor Relations Board dismissed a previous petition on a technicality.Volkswagen has said it is ...

Trump tweets that GM plans to sell Lordstown, Ohio, factory

Business 05/08/19, 11:38

General Motors plans to sell its shuttered factory in Lordstown, Ohio, to a company that builds electric trucks. President Donald Trump announced the deal with a company named Workhorse on Twitter Wednesday morning. He also wrote that GM plans to spend $700 million at three locations in Ohio and create 450 ...

Former union official pleads guilty in corruption probe

U.S. 04/02/19, 15:09

A former labor leader in Detroit has pleaded guilty to conspiring to enrich himself and others by having Fiat Chrysler pay for meals, golf and other perks.Norwood Jewell was a vice president at the United Auto Workers. He is the highest-ranking labor official charged in a scheme to tap cash ...

Former VP of United Auto Workers charged in corruption probe

U.S. 03/18/19, 14:56

A former vice president at the United Auto Workers was charged Monday in a scheme with Fiat Chrysler executives to buy meals, golf and other perks with the automaker's money — the highest-ranking official snagged in an investigation that has exposed corruption between labor and management.The conspiracy charge against Norwood ...

UAW chief raises strike pay, issues warning to automakers

Business 03/11/19, 13:16

The president of the United Auto Workers union warned automakers that the union is prepared to strike if it doesn't get its way in upcoming contract talks.Gary Jones told delegates at the union's bargaining convention in Detroit that it would raise weekly strike pay from $200 to $250 per week ...

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