Labor

VW Diesel Owners’ Lawsuit Heads for Germany’s High Court

February 20, 2019 at 12:32 AM

A landmark lawsuit is heading to Germany's high court over demands that Volkswagen AG compensate customers who bought diesels that VW had rigged to evade emission laws.

FCA Profit Sharing for Hourly Workers Averages $6,000

February 08, 2019 at 12:04 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will pay eligible hourly workers an average $6,000 in profit sharing for their contribution to the company’s performance in 2018.

GM, Ford Prepare Profit Sharing Payouts

February 06, 2019 at 4:45 PM

General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. are preparing to distribute hundreds of millions of dollars in in profit-sharing payments to members of the United Auto Workers union over the next five weeks.

Audi Workers End Strike in Hungary

January 31, 2019 at 2:32 AM

Audi AG’s unionized workers in Gyor, Hungary, have ended a six-day strike over wages.

Audi Factory in Germany Idled by Strike in Hungary

January 29, 2019 at 2:18 PM

Audi AG hopes to resume operations at its assembly plant in Ingolstadt, Germany, tomorrow after a strike in Hungary late last week caused a parts shortage.

VW Will Trim Workforce at Slovakia Factory

January 28, 2019 at 1:44 PM

Volkswagen AG says it will shed about 500 jobs and reduce its use of contractors at the company’s assembly complex in Bratislava, Slovakia, to help meet its goal of hiking efficiency 30% by 2025.

Hyundai Cuts Jobs, Reviews Production in China

January 28, 2019 at 12:20 AM

Hyundai Motor Co.’s joint venture with BAIC Motor Corp. is trimming its workforce and pondering production cuts as output at its factories in China slumps to 50% of capacity.

JLR to Cut 4,500 Jobs in England

January 10, 2019 at 12:03 PM

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. confirms reports that it will eliminate 4,500 jobs from its 40,000-member workforce in the U.K.

Union Stages Sit-Down Protest at GM Oshawa Plant

January 09, 2019 at 1:08 AM

Members of Canada’s Unifor union protested General Motors Co.’s plan to close the company’s Oshawa assembly plant in Ontario by refusing to work the night shift last night.

UAW Sues GM Over Use of Temporary Workers

January 03, 2019 at 5:03 PM

The United Auto Workers union is suing General Motors Co. for using temporary workers at its truck plant in Fort Wayne, Ind., rather than offering the jobs to laid-off UAW members.

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.