Labor

UAW Board Member Charged with Embezzlement

September 12, 2019 at 5:28 PM

Federal authorities have arrested Vance Pearson, a United Auto Workers Union regional director and board member, on charges of conspiracy, embezzlement, money laundering and mail and wire fraud.

Workers Set to Strike GM Korea Next Week

September 06, 2019 at 4:36 PM

Unionized workers at General Motors Co.’s South Korean unit say they will strike the company’s facilities there from Monday through Wednesday.

Another Guilty Plea in UAW Corruption Probe

September 04, 2019 at 3:11 PM

Another former United Auto Workers union official, this one from the union’s General Motors department, has pleaded guilty to money laundering and wire fraud.

UAW Chooses GM as Strike Target

September 03, 2019 at 11:47 AM

The United Auto Workers Union has selected General Motors Co. as its initial strike target for this year’s labor contract talks.

Hyundai Workers Agree to Lower Bonus, No Strike

September 03, 2019 at 1:07 AM

Hyundai Motor Co.’s union workers in South Korea have accepted the smallest contract bonuses in nearly 20 years and agreed not to strike for the first time since 2011.

GM Trails Ford, FCA in Number of UAW Workers

August 30, 2019 at 1:25 AM

General Motors, once the largest employer of United Auto Workers union members, now trails domestic rivals Ford and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles by a wide margin.

FBI Raids UAW Facilities, Presidents' Homes

August 28, 2019 at 1:32 PM

Today FBI agents raided several facilities connected to the United Auto Workers union, including the homes of its current and former president, according to media reports.

Hyundai Averts Traditional Annual Labor Strike

August 28, 2019 at 2:28 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. appears to have sidestepped a routine annual labor strike for the first time in eight years.

U.S. Auto-Related Jobs Grew 3% in 2018

August 27, 2019 at 4:10 PM

Employment in the U.S. motor vehicles and components industry grew 3% last year to more than 2.53 million jobs, according to a government report.

Labor Dept. Trims March Jobs Level

August 22, 2019 at 2:29 AM

The U.S. had 501,000 fewer nonfarm jobs in March than originally estimated, according to the Dept. of Labor.

Mahindra Sheds 1,500 Employees as Sales Sag

August 20, 2019 at 12:46 AM

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. says it has eliminated 1,500 contract jobs in India since April and warns more layoffs are possible next month if sales continue to slide.

Ex-UAW Official Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison

August 05, 2019 at 4:13 PM

Norwood Jewell, a former vice president of the United Auto Workers union, has been sentenced to 15 months in prison and a year of probation in a corruption scandal involving the UAW and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV.