VW workers may block southern U.S. deals if no unions: labor chief
Workers at VW's factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee, last Friday voted against representation by the United Auto Workers union (UAW), rejecting efforts by VW representatives to set up a German-style works council at the...
BY KARL HENKEL
SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
The Canadian Auto Workers on Sunday said that 82 percent of Ford Motor Co. workers have ratified a new four-year contract.
"Our members at Ford recognize that in these uncertain economic times, some of the most important elements of a new...
Ford workers ratify new contract with UAW
By: Dee-Ann Durbin and Tom Krisher
October 18, 2011
DETROIT (AP) -- Ford Motor Co.'s U.S. factory workers have approved a new four-year labor contract that promises profit-sharing checks and billions in U.S. plant investments but keeps the...
Chrysler suspends nine workers at Trenton plant over drinking and smoking scandal
By Steven J. Ewing
Jul 19th 2011
Last week, the local news team at FOX 2 Detroit broke this story about Chrysler employees caught drinking and smoking on their lunch break near the Trenton Engine...
FORD TO ADD 7,000 U.S. WORKERS IN NEXT TWO YEARS; EXPANDS COMMITMENT TO AMERICAN MANUFACTURING
•Ford will add more than 7,000 new hourly and salaried jobs between this year and next in the United States
•As part of this job growth, Ford will begin recruiting engineers specializing in...
UAW-represented workers at General Motors's Nexteer steering plant in Saginaw approved contract changes Tuesday that requires them to give back raises in return for a cash payment and also includes a buy down for skilled trades workers.
Workers at the Ford Transit factory in Southampton have downed tools in a protest over the firm's future plans.
The company branded the walkout by up to 100 of the 500 staff on site on Monday as "unconstitutional" and having "no legal basis".
Employees left at 1200 BST - two hours before the...
Workers at Ford's Wixom plant punching out for the last time
Oakland County town prepares to go on without the employer that gave it life a half-century ago
Louis Aguilar / The Detroit News
WIXOM -- This town wouldn't exist without Ford Motor Co. -- but now it's going to have to try.
In all of recorded employment history, it has never been a good thing when the boss "requests" that employees talk up the company, especially when non-employees know that those workers are operating under orders. Nevertheless, that is exactly...
The day he got home from the Army 37 years ago was the day Angelo Bruno got a job as a painter at Ford Motor Co.'s Michigan Truck Plant. He's been proud of his career -- until now. The automaker's woes have forced changes at the plant that have left him as angry with his union as he is at Ford...
ST. PETERSBURG. Feb 15 (Interfax) - Workers at ZAO Ford Motor Company, a Russian outlet of the U.S. carmaker located in Vsevolozhsk in the Leningrad region, suspended a strike and resumed work at midnight on Wednesday, Alexei Etmanov, the factory's union leader, told Interfax.
Taking part in...