labor dispute

General Motors Strike
Detroit resident Jay Hawkins, left, and Flint resident Damien Moore picket outside of General Motors' Flint Paint Facility during the nationwide UAW strike against General Motors on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, in Flint, Mich. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP)
WWJ News
October 07, 2019 - 5:14 pm
In a letter to members, UAW Vice President Terry Dittes cast doubt on whether there will be a quick settlement in the contract dispute.
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UAW GM STRIKE
Charlie Illig, a 22-year GM employee, pickets along with co-workers outside the General Motors Fabrication Division, Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, in Parma, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
WWJ News
October 04, 2019 - 6:28 pm
About 49,000 UAW members walked off their jobs on Sept. 16 when contract talks slowed.
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United Auto Workers GM strike
In this Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, photo United Auto Workers members picket during a strike at General Motors Orion Assembly plant in Orion Township, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
WWJ News
October 01, 2019 - 1:44 pm
The plant shutdowns mean that GM has lost any new supplies of its light-duty Chevrolet Silverado.
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2019 file photo, union members picket outside a General Motors facility in Langhorne, Pa. The strike against GM by United Auto Workers entered its second week Monday, Sept. 23 with progress reported in negotiations but no clear end in sight. Bargainers met all weekend and returned to talks Monday morning as the strike entered its eighth day. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
WWJ News
September 23, 2019 - 9:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The strike against General Motors by 49,000 United Auto Workers entered its second week Monday with progress reported in negotiations but no clear end in sight. Bargainers met all weekend and returned to talks Monday morning as the strike entered its eighth day. A person briefed on...
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UAW
FILE - In this July 16, 2019, file photo United Auto Workers President Gary Jones speaks during the opening of their contract talks with General Motors in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
WWJ News
September 13, 2019 - 1:07 pm
"GM is looking through the windshield ahead, and it looks like nothing but land mines."
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Construction Barrels
July 31, 2019 - 5:57 pm
"At this point we are waiting and hoping that there will be a solution as soon as possible."
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FILE - In this June 18 2010 file photo,a bartender spreads Nutella on a crepe in a creperie in Rome. French workers frustrated over salary negotiations are blocking the world's biggest Nutella factory. Tensions are mounting at the site in Villers-Ecalles in Normandy, where activists from the Workers' Force union have been blocking trucks from entering or leaving the factory for a week. (AP Photo/Alberto Pellaschiar, File)
June 04, 2019 - 11:02 am
PARIS (AP) — No more Nutella?! French workers are threatening as much, bringing the world's biggest Nutella factory to a near-standstill in a showdown over salary negotiations. Tensions have been mounting at the site in Villers-Ecalles in Normandy, where activists from the Workers' Force union have...
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strike
April 12, 2019 - 11:59 am
UHRICHSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police say a couple made laxative-laced cookies for striking school employees because they were tired of the noise from the picket line near their home. Authorities in eastern Ohio say none of the striking workers ate the sugar cookies, but the couple was charged with...
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696 work stalled
(Photo: Mike Campbell/WWJ)
September 25, 2018 - 6:02 pm
This comes after talks held Tuesday mornin with both sides failed to produce a long-term, or even short-term, agreement.
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construction barrel road work
photo: dreamstime
September 25, 2018 - 10:24 am
The dispute has halted 150 road projects across the state since Sept. 4.
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