Labor

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.

Study: Shift to Electrics Could Cut 75,000 Jobs in Germany

June 05, 2018 at 9:54 AM

About 75,000 jobs in Germany could vanish if carmakers there follow through with aim to make 25% of their vehicles all-electric by 2030, Reuters reports.

French Unions Bridle at PSA’s Plan to Move Grandland X Output to Germany

May 30, 2018 at 7:08 PM

Two unions that represent PSA Group workers in France are alarmed by the company’s decision to move production of the Opel Grandland X crossover vehicle from France to Germany.

PSA, Opel Labor Leaders Agree to Wage Concessions, Job Guarantees

May 30, 2018 at 1:05 AM

PSA Group and Germany’s IG Metall labor union have agreed on a package of wage concessions, jobs guarantees and new-product investments for the carmaker’s Opel unit.