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Sean Crawford, of United Auto Workers 598, rallies outside the Marriott Renaissance Hotel while the UAW GM Council holds a meeting inside the hotel in Detroit, Sunday Sept. 15, 2019. (Kathleen Galligan/Detroit Free Press via AP, File)
WWJ News
October 18, 2019 - 2:42 pm
A decade ago, the company was dealing with a worldwide financial meltdown that froze credit and auto sales
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UAW on strike
(Photo: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)
WWJ News
October 17, 2019 - 5:21 pm
We're learning more about what's in the proposed agreement.
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In this Sept. 18, 2019, photo technician David Boxx works on updating an electrical system on a Caterpillar machine at the Puckett Machinery Company in Flowood, Miss. On Thursday, Oct. 17, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial production for September. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
WWJ News
October 17, 2019 - 10:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factory output slumped 0.5% in September, as a strike at General Motors caused a steep decline in auto production amid broader struggles for manufacturers. The Federal Reserve said Tuesday that manufacturing production has fallen 0.9% over the past 12 months, a reflection of...
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Ryan Piper with the United Auto Workers continues to picket after news of a tentative contract agreement with General Motors, in Langhorne, Pa., Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Bargainers for General Motors and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative contract deal on Wednesday that could end a monthlong strike that brought the company's U.S. factories to a standstill. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
WWJ News
October 16, 2019 - 11:17 pm
DETROIT (AP) — On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas dropped off by a supporter. They had carried signs for 31 days and demonstrated the muscle the United...
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UAW strike
General Motors employees Bobby Caughel, left, and Flint resident James Crump, shout out as they protest with other GM employees, United Auto Workers members and labor supporters outside of the Flint Assembly Plant on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 in Flint, Mich. Thousands of 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. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP)
WWJ News
October 16, 2019 - 3:01 pm
The national strike was the first by the UAW since a two-day walkout in 2007.
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WWJ News
October 16, 2019 - 11:11 am
"In my opinion, it's our management trying to instill into our membership that they're still in control."
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2019, file photo, a United Auto Workers strike sign rests between the chains of a locked gate entrance outside of Flint Engine Operations in Flint, Mich. General Motors CEO Mary Barra joined negotiators at the bargaining table Tuesday, Oct. 15, an indication that a deal may be near to end a monthlong strike by members of the United Auto Workers union that has paralyzed the company’s factories. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP, File)
WWJ News
October 15, 2019 - 11:30 am
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors CEO Mary Barra joined negotiators at the bargaining table, an indication that a deal may be near to end a monthlong strike by members of the United Auto Workers union that has paralyzed its factories. Barra and GM President Mark Reuss were in the bargaining room early...
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(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Associated Press
October 14, 2019 - 10:33 pm
The strike is in its fifth week.
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WWJ News
October 14, 2019 - 9:19 am
MACUNGIE, Pa. (AP) — Mack Truck workers are walking picket lines after their union launched a strike at plants in three states. The United Automobile Workers Union Local 677 workers began picketing Sunday morning at the Mack Truck cab and vehicle assembly plant and Lehigh Valley Logistics Center...
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(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
WWJ News
October 14, 2019 - 8:12 am
The union appears to be making some wins, especially in health care.
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