The strike against General Motors by the United Auto Workers is playing out amid a corruption scandal inside the UAW that has caused distrust of the union leadership among many rank-and-file members.
UPDATE: Auto workers strike against GM in contract dispute
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
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Negotiators for General Motors and the United Auto Workers took a break from bargaining around 9 p.m. Monday but headed back at to the tables on Tuesday as a strike by more than 49,000 employees extended into a second day.
A strike by over 49,000 United Auto workers against General Motors could have been averted had the company made its latest offer sooner, the union’s top negotiator said in a letter to the company.
The company cited a decline in demand for its flat-rolled carbon steel products for the closure that could happen as soon as this month.
Allison, which makes automatic transmissions, acquired one of its long-time suppliers, plus a company that makes tools for that supplier.
The move announced Tuesday means that GM will be the focus of bargaining, and any deal with the company will set the pattern for Ford and Fiat Chrysler. It also means that if the union decides to go on strike, it will be against GM.
The 2019 J.D. Power Tech Experience Index study found that frustrated drivers may avoid the systems in future vehicle purchases. That’s a problem for automakers who want to prepare people for fully automated vehicles.
The canceled development was a joint venture between Indianapolis-based Heritage Environmental and Monterrey, Mexico-based Zinc Nacional, which had said the project planned for the site of a former BorgWarner automotive factory would have created up to 90 jobs over several years.
The retirement of President and Chief Operating Officer Rich Freeland will spark several executive-level promotions at the Indiana-based manufacturer.
The manufacturer has reinvigorated its product line, brokered new partnerships, and greatly expanded its sales footprint, but the tune from parent New York-based Voxx International Corp. is far less melodic.
The Lafayette factory now has about 5,700 workers and, in April, produced its 4 millionth vehicle since opening in 1989.
Fort Wayne-based Steel Dynamics Inc. said the electric arc-furnace unit will be in Sinton, Texas, about 25 miles northwest of Corpus Christi.
GCI Slingers said it will add 10,000 square feet to its existing 20,000-square-foot facility at 5005 W. 106th St.
Maxxis International has several original-equipment supply contracts with Midwest auto assemblers, including Subaru of Indiana.
The order strengthens the standards that federal agencies must follow under the Buy American Act, which creates a preference for American-made goods.
Volkswagen will invest $2.6 billion into a Pittsburgh autonomous vehicle company that's mostly owned by Ford as the automakers deepen their partnership to develop driverless and electric vehicles in an ultra-competitive landscape.
An electric vehicle startup has halted plans to start production at a northern Indiana factory and hire more than 450 workers.
Indiana-based industrial equipment and casket maker Hillenbrand Inc. has agreed to acquire plastics-processing equipment maker Milacron Holdings Corp., the companies announced Friday morning.
The newly merged company has big plans for broad rollout of the natural stone, which is considered superior to other types of limestone quarried throughout the world.