Skip to main content

united auto workers

  • 0
    Report: Fiat seeking $10B in financing to buy Chrysler
    1370453400

    As Fiat looks to become the full owner of Chrysler, all it has standing in its way is the retiree trust of the United Auto Workers, which currently holds the remaining 41.5 per cent of the company as the result of the Pentastar's bankruptcy deal. The Detroit News is reporting that that Fiat is ...

  • 0
    Official: Ford hiring 2,200 salaried workers in 2013
    1358708460

    With its influx of popular new products made in North America, Ford Motor Company has announced that it intends to hire 2,200 new salaried workers domestically this year. This is the biggest increase of salaried workers for Ford in the last 10 years, and it is all a part of Ford's contract ...

  • 0
    Report: UAW urging Chrysler to sell shares to investors
    1357855200

    The United Auto Workers union is pushing Chrysler to sell 16.6 per cent of its stock to investors in an attempt to establish the value of the shares. The UAW is currently locked in a lawsuit with Chrysler parent company Fiat over how much the Italian automaker should pay to buy shares from the ...

  • 0
    Report: Chrysler workers fired for drinking now back on job against automaker's wishes [w/video]
    1355151480

    As much as Chrysler would like to "move on," it seems that the story of employees who drink on the job just refuses to die. The latest? According to Fox 2 News in Detroit, the 13 workers who were fired in 2010 after its cameras caught them drinking alcohol and smoking what looks to be marijuana ...

  • 0
    Report: UAW trust demands Fiat pay US$342M for Chrysler shares
    1352829660

    Last month, we brought you the latest news in a rather tenuous ordeal between Fiat and the United Auto Workers over the future of the Italian automaker's stake in Chrysler. The union contended that Fiat failed to make an adequate offer for the 3.3 per cent stake that was sought. Fiat offered ...

  • 0
    Report: CAW making progress in drive to unionize Honda plant in Alliston, Ontario
    1341165720

    Honda of Canada Manufacturing in Alliston, Ontario, is unique in providing an employee recreation centre with an NHL regulation-size hockey arena. But it could soon have another claim to notoriety: The first Japanese auto plant to go union. According to Ward's Auto, Canadian Auto Workers President ...

  • 0
    Report: How Germany builds 2x as many cars as U.S. while paying 2x the salaries
    1325530740

    First, let's put some salient numbers on the table: 5.5 million versus 2.7 million and $67.14 per hour versus $33.77 per hour. The first set of numbers belong to Germany, and represent the total number of vehicles built in 2010 and the average wage of an autoworker in that country. The second ...

  • 0
    Report: UAW targeting VW and Mercedes for U.S. organizing drive
    1325252640

    The United Autoworkers Union (UAW) is struggling – and it is the first to admit it. With its membership dwindling after three decades of workforce cuts by Chrysler, Ford and General Motors, the union has pinned its future on organizing one of the transplants. Efforts to convince workers at ...

  • 0
    Report: Nissan UAW's most likely target?
    1323957600

    It appears the UAW has not finished casting about for a transplanted carmaker to target for unionization. Recent months have seen small-arms fire aimed at BMW and Hyundai, now UAW head Bob King has pointed artillery at Nissan, with King "accusing the Japanese automaker of unspecified human rights ...

  • 0
    Report: White collar salaries to overtake UAW labour costs next year
    1322751600

    According to a top researcher, labour costs for salaried employees at Chrysler, Ford and General Motors will surpass those of workers represented by the United Auto Workers for the first time next year. A report in Automotive News says the calculation was performed by the Center for Automotive ...

Loading

Loading