The United Auto Workers struck a plant that makes parts for Mercedes-Benz Group AG vehicles, as the union continued to weigh expanding the number of walk-out targets at Detroit’s automakers.
On Wednesday morning, the UAW posted on X that 190 workers at a ZF plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, that supplies front axles to Mercedes were now on ...Read more
Unifor, the autoworkers' union in Canada, and Ford Motor Co. said Tuesday night they had struck a tentative agreement, averting a strike for the Dearborn automaker in a second North American country.
Details on the deal won't be presented until after they are shared with Unifor members at ratification meetings being held "in the near future," ...Read more
Unemployment agencies in Michigan, Ohio and Missouri say they’re preparing for what may be an uptick in unemployment claims as the ripple effects of the United Auto Workers strike lead to layoffs in other plants and among suppliers.
On the first day of the targeted strikes at Ford Motor Co., General Motors Co. and Stellantis plants in ...Read more
Negotiations continue between the Detroit Three automakers and the United Auto Workers on the fifth day of a targeted plant strike, with the fallout spreading to two suppliers of Stellantis NV's Toledo Jeep plant.
Bruce Baumhower, president of Local 12 that represents the Stellantis workers in Toledo, Ohio, said around 600 workers at Hyundai ...Read more
In a video released late Monday, United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain said if the union doesn't see "serious progress" in negotiations with the Detroit Three automakers, it will call on more members at different plants to strike come Friday.
"We're not going to keep waiting around forever while they drag this out. I have been clear with the...Read more
GRANITE CITY, Illinois — U.S. Steel plans to temporarily idle one of the blast furnaces at its Granite City plant and shift some work to other facilities, citing softening demand from the automotive industry during the United Auto Workers strike.
That furnace is the only one currently operating at the plant. A local United Steelworkers ...Read more
Q: My wife recently hit the curb, ruining the right front tire of her 2016 Lincoln MKS. When I went to replace the tire, I was told that that tire was no longer available and, because the car was all-wheel-drive, all four tires had to be replaced. The car has only been driven about 23,000 miles. The other tires have plenty of tread left. Anyways...Read more
DETROIT — Former President Donald Trump plans to skip the second Republican presidential debate and come to Metro Detroit instead to rally unionized auto workers on strike, according to a Trump campaign adviser.
The Trump campaign is planning an event for 500 auto workers on Sept. 27 that will coincide with the GOP presidential debate at the ...Read more
DETROIT — Jeep maker Stellantis NV is seeking the unilateral right to sell its Auburn Hills headquarters and technical center, one of 18 facilities it has proposed it could sell or close as a part of its latest offer to the United Auto Workers, according to two sources familiar with the information.
The right to sell the trans-Atlantic ...Read more
Ford Motor Co. could be facing strikes on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border, depending on how negotiations with Canada's autoworker union shake out ahead of the 11:59 p.m. Monday expiration of the current contract.
Unifor, the union representing roughly 18,000 autoworkers at Ford, General Motors Co. and Stellantis NV, signaled Monday ...Read more
United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain said Monday morning there's still a long way to go before the Detroit-based union reaches tentative labor agreements with the Detroit Three automakers and ends a strike against all of them.
"We've put full offers to all three companies before the strike deadline, and we've really had minimal ...Read more
WASHINGTON — Both Democratic and Republican lawmakers are rallying around the United Auto Workers union in its strike against General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and Stellantis NV, formerly Fiat Chrysler.
But as Democrats settle into pro-union messaging, Republicans are using the walkout to drive a wedge between the union and President Joe ...Read more
Detroit automakers survived a pandemic and semiconductor shortage. They were embracing a historic transition to the electric-vehicle era, underwritten by billions in subsidies from the Biden administration. Profits were rolling in.
Then came Hurricane Fain.
The walkout led by United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain at three General Motors Co....Read more
United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain said he’s unmoved by an offer of a 21% pay raise from Stellantis NV as the strike against the Big Three U.S. automakers entered its third full day.
“It’s definitely a no-go,” Fain said Sunday on CBS’s Face the Nation. “We’ve made that very clear.”
Fain’s comments signal the union and ...Read more
Talks between the Detroit Three automakers and the United Auto Workers are continuing Sunday with 12,700 workers at three plants still walking picket lines.
UAW President Shawn Fain appeared on MSNBC Sunday morning and "Face the Nation" on CBS after NBC reported that President Joe Biden is sending a team to Detroit early this week to help ...Read more
A historic auto workers’ strike at three Midwestern factories entered its second day on Saturday with one major question looming over the U.S. economy: Will the work stoppage drive up car costs and fuel simmering inflation across other industries?
Some 13,000 workers have walked off plants that build some of the most popular American-made ...Read more
WAYNE, Mich. — Negotiations resumed Saturday between the United Auto Workers union and the Detroit Three automakers as the union’s strike against three major plants went into its second day.
The UAW said it had “a reasonably productive” conversation with Ford Motor Co.
Ford Chief Communications Officer Mark Truby said in a statement ...Read more
DETROIT — Jeep maker Stellantis NV said Saturday it offered the United Auto Workers a nearly 21% compounded wage increase and a solution for its idled Illinois plant ahead of the union declaring a strike. It claims UAW officials have misrepresented pieces of its offer.
The company presented its fourth economic offer to the union around 8 p.m....Read more
DETROIT — Workers from each of the Detroit Three automakers remained on the picket lines Friday, sharing stories of what the strike means to them, fielding visits from politicians, and soliciting honks from passing traffic.
They're in the first day of what may be a long walkout. the United Auto Workers' contract expired at midnight, and ...Read more
In the first day of the United Auto Workers' targeted strike of three Detroit automaker plants, the effects began rippling through the production chain — including a temporary layoff of some 600 workers at Ford Motor Co.'s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne.
The UAW at midnight Friday launched a strike that, for the first time in the union's ...Read more
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