Labor

UAW to Convene Board and Pick New President

By: Bill Hampton - November 21, 2019 at 6:10 PM

The United Auto Workers union says its international executive board will name a new president to replace Gary Jones, who resigned on Nov. 20 amid a federal corruption probe.

UAW Pres. Jones Resigns in Corruption Scandal

By: Bill Hampton - November 20, 2019 at 5:26 PM

United Auto Workers Union President Gary Jones resigned today as a federal probe into union corruption tightens around him.

Continental to Cut 5,000 Jobs by 2028

By: Bill Hampton - November 20, 2019 at 10:19 AM

Continental AG says it will cut 5,000 jobs by 2028 in areas related to the production of engine components and analog electronics.

French Unions Voice Support for PSA-FCA Merger

By: Bill Hampton - November 19, 2019 at 11:19 AM

PSA Group’s labor unions back the proposed merger of the company with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, pending details.

FCA Faces Tricky Talks on UAW Contract

By: Bill Hampton - November 18, 2019 at 6:11 PM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is plunging into delicate final contract talks this week with the United Auto Workers union this week that could spark a strike at its U.S. facilities, analysts say.

UAW Ratifies Ford Labor Contract

By: Bill Hampton - November 15, 2019 at 10:55 PM

Hourly United Auto Workers union members ratified a four-year labor agreement with Ford Motor Co. tonight by a 56% margin.

UAW Plans Basic Reforms in Corruption Scandal

By: Bill Hampton - November 14, 2019 at 11:59 AM

The United Auto Workers union promises tighter financial controls and other reforms as its criminal corruption scandal grows.

Ex-VW Board Members Charged with Overpaying Labor Reps

By: Bill Hampton - November 12, 2019 at 2:46 PM

Two former Volkswagen Group board members have been charged by German prosecutors of overpaying several members of the carmaker’s powerful works council.

A Scary Look at the Auto Industry

By: Gary S. Vasilash - November 04, 2019 at 6:00 AM

A witch, a clown, a masked vigilante, and a doctor go into a studio. . . .

UAW Chief Takes Leave as Corruption Probe Circles

By: Bill Hampton - November 04, 2019 at 12:21 AM

United Auto Workers union President Gary Jones has taken an indefinite leave of absence as a federal investigation into corruption tightens around him.

UAW to Begin Ratification Vote on Ford Contract

By: Bill Hampton - November 01, 2019 at 4:51 PM

The United Auto Workers’ Ford Council has voted to send the union’s tentative four-year labor contract with Ford Motor Co. to hourly workers for ratification.

UAW Probe Implicates Union President Jones

October 31, 2019 at 5:49 PM

Criminal charges against a top aide at the United Auto Workers union implicate UAW President Gary Jones.