UAW begins drive to unionize workers at Tesla, Toyota and other non-unionized automakers

UAW begins drive to unionize workers at Tesla, Toyota and other non-unionized automakers

The United Auto Workers union said its next target is to unionize factory workers at Lucid, Rivian, Tesla and 10 foreign automakers, a move that comes after it garnered new employment contracts from Detroit’s Big Three automakers. BMW, Honda, Hyundai, Nissan, Mazda, Mercedes, Subaru, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo are based overseas but all have manufacturing operations in … Read more

General Motors becomes 1st of Detroit automakers to seal deal with UAW members

General Motors becomes 1st of Detroit automakers to seal deal with UAW members

Auto industry expert discusses latest GM-UAW tentative agreement Auto industry expert discusses latest GM-UAW tentative agreement 04:19 United Auto Workers union members have voted to approve a new contract with General Motors, making the company the first Detroit automaker to get a ratified deal that could end a contentious and lengthy labor dispute.  A vote-tracking … Read more

Tentative agreement with Ford is a big win for UAW, experts say

Tentative agreement with Ford is a big win for UAW, experts say

United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain declared “a major victory” this week when union members reached a tentative agreement with Ford Motor that lifts most employees’ pay past $40 an hour.  The tentative deal is indeed a huge win for autoworkers, organized labor experts told CBS MoneyWatch. The latest offer, announced Wednesday, includes a 25% wage increase across a … Read more

UAW reaches tentative labor agreement with Ford, potentially ending partial strike

UAW reaches tentative labor agreement with Ford, potentially ending partial strike

The United Auto Workers reached a tentative contract agreement with Ford Wednesday evening, a move that will be critical to ending the union’s six-week-old strikes against Detroit’s Big Three automakers.  “Today we reached a tentative agreement with Ford,” UAW President Shawn Fain said in a video posted to social media, while Ford also confirmed the … Read more

Nearly 7,000 Stellantis factory workers join the UAW strike

Nearly 7,000 Stellantis factory workers join the UAW strike

UAW President Shawn Fain explains shift in strike strategy with CBS News Detroit UAW President Shawn Fain explains shift in strike strategy with CBS News Detroit 02:50 The weekslong United Auto Workers strike intensified Monday when 6,800 employees at Stellantis walked off the job at the automaker’s largest plant in Sterling Heights, Michigan. Stellantis’ Sterling … Read more