Items Tagged with 'union'


Trio pleads guilty in $8M kickback scheme

November 29, 2019
| By AP
DETROIT — Authorities said a doctor and two associates have pleaded guilty to crimes related to an $8 million scheme that targeted members of the United Auto Workers and their health care plans. Read More

UAW approves contract with Ford

November 18, 2019
| By AP
DETROIT — Members of the United Auto Workers union at Ford Motor Co. voted to approve a new contract with the company. Read More

UAW enacts ethics reforms

November 14, 2019
DETROIT — The United Auto Workers union will tighten financial controls, ban contributions from employers and vendors to charities run by its officers and hire an ethics officer in the wake of a federal corruption investigation. Read More

UAW president takes leave of absence

November 4, 2019
| By AP
DETROIT — The United Auto Workers announced that President Gary Jones is taking a paid leave of absence amid a federal investigation of corruption within the union. Read More

Ford and union reach tentative agreement

October 31, 2019
DETROIT — The United Auto Workers union has reached a tentative contract agreement with Ford after three days of intense bargaining. Read More

GM workers ratify contract and end 40-day strike

October 28, 2019
ROMULUS — A contentious 40-day strike that crippled General Motors' U.S. production has come to an end as workers approved a new contract with the company. Read More

Feds get 10th conviction in union corruption probe

October 25, 2019
| By AP
DETROIT — A former union official has pleaded guilty to accepting more than $120,000 in bribes and kickbacks from contractors with business at a United Auto Workers training center. Read More

Auto workers strike against GM

September 16, 2019
DETROIT — More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday, as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike. Read More

UAW picks GM as bargaining target and workers authorize strikes

September 3, 2019
DETROIT — The United Auto Workers union has picked General Motors as the target company for this year's contract talks with Detroit's three automakers. Read More

FBI searches home of UAW president

September 2, 2019
DETROIT — Federal agents searched the suburban home of the president of the United Auto Workers, apparently another step in an investigation that has netted labor leaders and auto industry officials and damaged the union's reputation during contract talks with U.S. car companies. Read More