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Former Union VP Jewell Pleads Guilty in FCA-UAW Scam

Former Union VP Jewell Pleads Guilty in FCA-UAW Scam

A former top officer of the United Auto Workers pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of conspiring to violate U.S. labor laws by taking money from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. while representing union members employed by FCA. Norwood Jewell, 61, a former UAW vice...
UAW Leaders Meet as Prelude to Bargaining With Automakers

UAW Leaders Meet as Prelude to Bargaining With Automakers

The United Auto Workers heads into its bargaining convention this week against tumultuous backdrop that includes suddent plant closing, a grinding federal investigation of the union’s handling of training funds and grumbling among union members, who have made it plain...
General Motors Eyes Cuts in Brazil

General Motors Eyes Cuts in Brazil

General Motors is warning that it will need to restructure its operations in Brazil after three years of heavy financial losses. In a message posted at Brazilian plants, GM’s top executive in Brazil and Argentina, Carlos Zarlenga, said after running up a heavy loss...
UAW Seeks to Reverse GM Plant Closure Decisions

UAW Seeks to Reverse GM Plant Closure Decisions

The United Auto Workers has succeeded in reversing plant closing decisions in the past and union leaders believe they can pressure General Motors Co. into reversing its decision to close factories in the United States and Canada. Frank Stuglin, a member of the...
Unifor Puts Pressure on GM in New Advertising Campaign

Unifor Puts Pressure on GM in New Advertising Campaign

Unifor, the union representing autoworkers in Canada, has launched an advertising campaign attacking General Motors’ decision to shutter plants and idle workers. Jerry Dias, Unifor president, the successor to the old CAW, hase advertising campaign objective is...
GM Listens to Unifor Proposals about Canadian Plant

GM Listens to Unifor Proposals about Canadian Plant

General Motors Co. is promising to respond by Jan. 7, to Unifor, the Canadian union that represents GM workers, which has laid out proposals that would maintain production at an assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario, GM is preparing to shutter permanently. Unifor...
Hyundai Workers Plan Strike to Protest New Venture

Hyundai Workers Plan Strike to Protest New Venture

Union workers in Hyundai Motor’s plants in South Korea plant to walk off the assembly line in protest about a potential joint venture between the automaker and the city of Gwangju to build small vehicles using non-union labor. The plan, which is still in negotiations,...
Trump Threatens to Kill NAFTA — Again

Trump Threatens to Kill NAFTA — Again

Only a day after signing a new trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, President Donald Trump said he is now free to cancel NAFTA in a move that will create major problems for global automakers. Trump, who is facing mounting political challenges at home, made his...