FCA to Idle 3,200 Workers at Mirafiori Plant

December 05, 2018 at 4:31 PM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV says 3,200 employees at its Mirafiori plant will work halftime through 2019 while the facility retools to make electric cars.

Toyota Looks Inside for Rising-Star Managers

November 15, 2018 at 6:36 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. plans to shed 60% of its top-level executives in Japan in January to make way for younger talent, The Nikkei says.

GM Offers Buyouts to 18,000 Salaried Workers

October 31, 2018 at 4:42 PM

General Motors Co. is launching a new round of buyouts for about 18,000 of its 50,000 white-collar employees in North America.

Nissan Delays Wage Talks Pending Clarity on Brexit

October 15, 2018 at 4:36 PM

Nissan Motor Co. says it doesn’t want to open wage talks with workers in Britain until the British government clarifies the terms under which the U.K. will exit the European Union next spring.

UAW Retiree Healthcare Trust Loses GM Board Seat

October 15, 2018 at 12:10 AM

A healthcare trust representing retired United Auto Workers union members has relinquished its seat on the General Motors Co. board.

Ex-FCA Exec Goes to Prison in Chrysler-UAW Bribery Scandal

August 27, 2018 at 4:09 PM

A federal court in Detroit has imposed a 5.5-year prison term on the former head of labor relations for Fiat Chrysler Automobile NV’s U.S. operations for his role in a scheme to siphon funds from a joint FCA-UAW training center.

Kia Reaches Tentative Labor Pact in Korea

August 23, 2018 at 12:43 PM

Kia Motors Corp. has reached a tentative one-year pay agreement with its unionized workers in South Korea.

Pay Hike Averts VW Strike in Mexico

August 20, 2018 at 4:40 PM

Volkswagen AG has sidestepped a strike at its giant assembly complex in Puebla, Mexico, with a pay hike and richer benefits, Reuters reports.

First Prison Sentence Handed Down in FCA-UAW Corruption Scandal

July 13, 2018 at 3:29 PM

Monica Morgan-Holiefield, the widow of United Auto Workers union executive General Holiefield, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for her role in a corruption scandal at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV.

Young Auto Engineers Say Their Employers Don’t Measure Up

June 26, 2018 at 5:49 PM

Only one-third of U.S. automotive engineers below the age of 36 agree that their work experience matches the way their employers’ portray themselves publicly, according to new research.

Prosecutors Say FCA, UAW Conspired to Violate Labor Laws

June 13, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Federal prosecutors say Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and the United Auto Workers union co-conspired to illegally grant favors to union officials and make special payments to them, The Detroit News reports.

UAW Members Hike Pay for Senior Leadership by 31%

June 12, 2018 at 3:55 PM

Delegates to the United Auto Workers union’s annual convention in Detroit have overwhelmingly approved a 31% raise for their salaried international leaders.