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Olga’s Kitchen extends Strike Relief Program for UAW employees

Olga’s Kitchen extends Strike Relief Program for UAW employees

Olga’s Kitchen has extended its Strike Relief Program to United Auto Workers for an additional two weeks, through Oct. 22. The offer includes $5 off... Read full article:: Olga’s Kitchen extends Strike Relief Pro...→

Olga’s Kitchen extends Strike Relief Program for UAW employees

Olga’s Kitchen extends Strike Relief Program for UAW employees

Olga’s Kitchen has extended its Strike Relief Program to United Auto Workers for an additional two weeks, through Oct. 22. The offer includes $5 off... Read full article:: Olga’s Kitchen extends Strike Relief Pro...→

Economist urges action to end GM-UAW strike to stop economic bleeding in 3 states

Economist urges action to end GM-UAW strike to stop economic bleeding in 3 states

Michigan Economist Patrick Anderson is urging members of Congress to encourage President Trump to invoke the Taft-Hartley Act to intervene in the strike against General Motors by the United Autoworkers union. Read full article:: Economist urges action to end GM-UAW str...→

Wages, pensions, plant investments still issues in UAW-GM strike

Wages, pensions, plant investments still issues in UAW-GM strike

With the strike by factory workers against General Motors in its 29th day, there are signs that negotiators may be moving toward an agreement. Read full article:: Wages, pensions, plant investments still...→

UAW labor cost per GM vehicle is 5%, so why is the strike in day 29?

UAW labor cost per GM vehicle is 5%, so why is the strike in day 29?

Both sides in the long strike at General Motors by the United Autoworkers Union agree on one thing, the labor deal is only 5% of the product cost to the company. Read full article:: UAW labor cost per GM vehicle is 5%, so ...→

First Shift: UAW boosts strike pay, responds to GM's offer

UAW increases strike pay, asks workers to last 'one day longer' than GM | VW weighing Lamborghini options? | Diess: EVs won't hurt margins | Chevy's charge to boost EV sales Read full article:: First Shift: UAW boosts strike pay, resp...→

Economic impact of UAW strike balloons

By the end of last week, some 150,000 workers either had been laid off or had their pay reduced, a consulting firm said. Most of those affected don't even work for GM. Read full article:: Economic impact of UAW strike balloons...→

UAW-GM strike proving costly to more than workers, automaker

Zack Bazzi is not seeing workers from a nearby General Motors plant swing through the gas station where he works on Detroit's east side since they went on strike nearly a month ago. Read full article:: UAW-GM strike proving costly to more tha...→

UAW letter to GM indicates that strike won't end quickly

General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra has stepped into contract talks with striking auto workers, asking the union to wrap up outstanding issues and respond to a company offer made this week. Read full article:: UAW letter to GM indicates that strike w...→

GM's Mexican Factories - Why Ending The UAW Strike Will Be So Hard

GM's Mexican Factories - Why Ending The UAW Strike Will Be So Hard

The talks to resolve the longest auto industry strike in decades have taken place in downtown Detroit for 24 straight days. But the biggest issue on the table now revolves around what happens in Mexico. Read full article:: GM's Mexican Factories - Why Ending The ...→

Community Comment on GM/UAW strike & Detroit blight plan

Community Comment on GM/UAW strike & Detroit blight plan

Once again, it’s time for our Community Comments. We received a lot of reaction to our station editorials about the auto talk negotiations and eliminating blight in Detroit neighborhoods. Read full article:: Community Comment on GM/UAW strike & Det...→

Analysts say 23-day UAW strike cost GM 165,000 vehicles

The 23-day strike by auto workers at General Motors has cost the company production of 165,000 cars and trucks and has passed the point where the GM can make up lost volume, according to auto... Read full article:: Analysts say 23-day UAW strike cost GM 1...→

Talks to End GM Strike Take ‘Turn for the Worse,’ UAW Says

Talks to End GM Strike Take ‘Turn for the Worse,’ UAW Says

General Motors and the striking United Auto Workers hit an impasse in contract talks Sunday over the question of moving production from Mexico to plants in the United States, two people close to the talks said. The union, which has... Read full article:: Talks to End GM Strike Take ‘Turn for th...→

Economic pain grows from UAW-GM strike

More than 46,000 hourly workers at General Motors plants have been on strike since Sept. 16 after the automaker and the UAW failed to reach a new labor agreement before their previous contract expired. Read full article:: Economic pain grows from UAW-GM strike ...→

UAW cites 'significant progress' in Ford talks as GM strike drags on

In a letter to members, UAW Vice President Rory Gamble said talks with Ford are "progressing very well" and that the two sides have agreed in principle on 18 of 20 subcommittees. Read full article:: UAW cites 'significant progress' in Ford...→

First Shift: UAW says latest GM offer to end strike 'came up short'

UAW: Latest GM offer 'came up short' | Ford to pay discrimination fine | Hyundai hires ex-Infiniti exec | Tesla production in China nearing | Missed hiring opportunities for dealers Read full article:: First Shift: UAW says latest GM offer to...→

UAW Strike Could Cost GM About $1 Billion - and Counting

UAW Strike Could Cost GM About $1 Billion - and Counting

The 16-day strike by auto workers has cost General Motors about $1 billion according to at least one estimate, while a parts shortage forced the company to close pickup truck and transmission plants in Mexico. Read full article:: UAW Strike Could Cost GM About $1 Billio...→

Expert: UAW Strike Has Cost GM $1B; Forced Mexican Plant Closure

Expert: UAW Strike Has Cost GM $1B; Forced Mexican Plant Closure

A JP Morgan analyst says the 16-day strike by the United Auto Workers Union has cost General Motors about $1 billion. Read full article:: Expert: UAW Strike Has Cost GM $1B; Forc...→

UAW strike forces GM to close Mexican pickup truck factory

UAW strike forces GM to close Mexican pickup truck factory

A parts shortage caused by a strike by the United Auto Workers union has forced General Motors to shut down its pickup truck and transmission factories in Silao, Mexico Read full article:: UAW strike forces GM to close Mexican pi...→

Close to a deal? GM UAW strike now in day 30

Close to a deal? GM UAW strike now in day 30

Positive signs are appearing that General Motors and the United Autoworkers Union could be close to a deal. The strike is in day 30. Read full article:: Close to a deal? GM UAW strike now in da...→

First Shift: UAW sets meeting of GM locals to discuss strike talks

UAW calls meeting of GM locals | Calif. dealer franchise law updated | Hyundai's $35B mobility plan | VW postpones Turkey decision | Who VW is targeting with new Atlas Cross Sport Read full article:: First Shift: UAW sets meeting of GM loca...→

Bad luck if your GM car needs spare parts or a repair, as UAW strike continues into its fifth week

Bad luck if your GM car needs spare parts or a repair, as UAW strike continues into its fifth week

“If this isn’t resolved in the next week or two, the impact will become more and more visible with each passing day,” said one automotive analyst. Read full article:: Bad luck if your GM car needs spare part...→

UAW strike against General Motors enters fifth week

UAW strike against General Motors enters fifth week

Workers have entered the fifth week of the strike against General Motors and it appears a deal is close to being reached. Read full article:: UAW strike against General Motors enters...→

Day 27: UAW increases strike pay to $275 per week

Day 27: UAW increases strike pay to $275 per week

The UAW is set to authorize increased strike pay to $275 per week following a vote Saturday morning. Read full article:: Day 27: UAW increases strike pay to $275...→

UAW-GM strike proving costly to more than workers, automaker

UAW-GM strike proving costly to more than workers, automaker

Financial costs of the UAW strike against General Motors are proving worrisome to more than the automaker and its workers manning picket lines Read full article:: UAW-GM strike proving costly to more tha...→

Dittes releases details of meeting with Barra, other UAW officials as strike continues

Dittes releases details of meeting with Barra, other UAW officials as strike continues

UAW-GM Vice President Terry Dittes released Thursday details of the Wednesday meeting between himself, General Motors CEO Mary Barra, and various other officials regarding the ongoing national strike. Read full article:: Dittes releases details of meeting with ...→

Barra meets with UAW brass as strike continues

The meeting on Wednesday marked the first time GM CEO Mary Barra has been formally involved in labor talks since the previous contract expired Sept. 14. Read full article:: Barra meets with UAW brass as strike con...→

UAW-GM strike day 25: Talks are 'intensifying' and went overnight, sources say

UAW-GM strike day 25: Talks are 'intensifying' and went overnight, sources say

Talks between the United Auto Workers and General Motors are "intensifying," sources tell 7 Action News, with negotiations going overnight Wednesday into Thursday before concluding in the early morning hours on Thursday. Read full article:: UAW-GM strike day 25: Talks are 'intensi...→

Analysts say 23-day UAW strike cost GM 165,000 vehicles

Analysts say 23-day UAW strike cost GM 165,000 vehicles

The 23-day strike by auto workers at General Motors has cost the company production of 165,000 cars and trucks and has passed the point where the GM can make up lost volume, according to outside analysts Read full article:: Analysts say 23-day UAW strike cost GM 1...→

Michigan recession could be days away with UAW strike at GM in day 19

Michigan recession could be days away with UAW strike at GM in day 19

Noted Economist Patrick Anderson of the Anderson Economic Group in East Lansing is forecasting a Michigan recession if the strike at General Motors by the United Auto Workers goes into a fourth week. Read full article:: Michigan recession could be days away wi...→

Day 18 of UAW strike: Economic issues holding up a deal

Day 18 of UAW strike: Economic issues holding up a deal

Sources are confirming to 7 Action News economic issues are holding up a deal in day 18 of the strike at General Motors by the United Auto Workers Union. Read full article:: Day 18 of UAW strike: Economic issues ho...→

Economic pain grows from UAW-GM strike

Nearly three weeks on the picket line at low pay and frustration over GM's temporary health insurance halt could make workers more critical of a potential tentative agreement. Read full article:: Economic pain grows from UAW-GM strike...→

GM cuts production in Mexico due to UAW strike

General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant worker Pierre Duhart walks the picket line during the UAW national strike. Read full article:: GM cuts production in Mexico due to UAW ...→

UAW strike could cost GM about $1 billion - and counting

The 16-day strike by auto workers has cost General Motors about $1 billion according to at least one estimate, while a parts shortage forced the company to close pickup truck and transmission... Read full article:: UAW strike could cost GM about $1 billio...→

GM lays off 6,000 workers in Mexico due to UAW strike

GM lays off 6,000 workers in Mexico due to UAW strike

Thousands of employees at auto suppliers have also likely been temporarily laid off by the strike. Read full article:: GM lays off 6,000 workers in Mexico due ...→

GM CEO Barra Joins Bargaining Table in Bid to End UAW Strike: Sources

GM CEO Barra Joins Bargaining Table in Bid to End UAW Strike: Sources

General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra and President Mark Reuss took part in contract talks with the United Auto Workers union on Tuesday, in a sign that a 30-day strike of 48,000 U.S. hourly workers could be nearing an end, two people briefed on the matter said. Read full article:: GM CEO Barra Joins Bargaining Table in B...→

UAW makes counteroffer to GM, increases strike pay; negotiations continue

The UAW responded over the weekend to GM's latest contract proposal, but neither side issued updates on the status of the talks by mid-afternoon on Monday. The UAW over the weekend increased members' strike pay to $275 a week and also called an unrelated strike against Mack Truck by 3,600 members at six plants.  Read full article:: UAW makes counteroffer to GM, increases ...→

UAW increases strike pay for GM workers as negotiations continue

UAW increases strike pay for GM workers as negotiations continue

As the United Auto Workers strike at General Motors enters its fifth week, union leaders voted to increase striking workers pay and allow them to take part-time jobs. Read full article:: UAW increases strike pay for GM workers ...→

UAW workers at Mack Truck plants in 3 states go on strike

UAW workers at Mack Truck plants in 3 states go on strike

UAW members at Mack Truck plants in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Florida call a strike for "fair pa, benefits and job protections," the UAW said Sunday. Read full article:: UAW workers at Mack Truck plants in 3 st...→

Barra meets with UAW brass as strike continues

The meeting Wednesday marked the first time GM CEO Mary Barra has been formally involved in labor talks since the previous contract expired Sept. 14. GM is pushing for around-the-clock negotiations to resolve the strike.  Read full article:: Barra meets with UAW brass as strike con...→

UAW letter to GM indicates that strike won't end quickly

UAW letter to GM indicates that strike won't end quickly

General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra has stepped into contract talks with striking auto workers, asking the union to wrap up outstanding issues and respond to a company offer made this week Read full article:: UAW letter to GM indicates that strike w...→

'Can you live on $250 a week?': UAW workers push for higher strike pay amid contract negotiations

'Can you live on $250 a week?': UAW workers push for higher strike pay amid contract negotiations

General Motors workers have now been on strike for 25 days. That is 25 days of getting by on $250 a week of strike pay, which is not easy. Read full article:: 'Can you live on $250 a week?': UAW work...→

GM CEO Mary Barra called secret meeting with UAW to end strike

GM CEO Mary Barra called secret meeting with UAW to end strike

General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra this week secretly met with brass from the United Auto Workers for the first time since the union called a strike last month that has idled more than 46,00… Read full article:: GM CEO Mary Barra called secret meeting ...→

First Shift: UAW-GM strike to delay new Corvette, big SUV output, firm says

New Corvette, big SUVs predicted to be delayed by strike | AFL-CIO head's USMCA warning | NHTSA reviews camera-based mirrors | Volvo says 'Hey Google' | Lithium-ion pioneers honored Read full article:: First Shift: UAW-GM strike to delay new ...→

UAW reports progress with Ford as GM strike goes into 19th day

UAW reports progress with Ford as GM strike goes into 19th day

While an auto workers strike against General Motors continues in its 19th day, a top union bargainer reported that talks with Ford are going well. Read full article:: UAW reports progress with Ford as GM str...→

AutoNews Now: UAW-GM strike costs continue to pile up

UAW-GM strike costs pile up | Ford, UAW make 'significant progress' in talks | NHTSA eyes Tesla's Smart Summon | Mitsubishi's Mi-Tech | Subaru's national dog day   Read full article:: AutoNews Now: UAW-GM strike costs contin...→

UAW strike day 17: Losses adding up on both sides

UAW strike day 17: Losses adding up on both sides

Both sides seem to be dug in on day 17 of the strike by the United Auto Workers Union against General Motors. Read full article:: UAW strike day 17: Losses adding up on b...→

UAW strike forces GM to close Mexican pickup truck factory | WTOP

DETROIT (AP) — A parts shortage caused by a strike by the United Auto Workers union has forced General Motors to shut down its pickup truck and transmission factories in Silao, Mexico. Read full article:: UAW strike forces GM to close Mexican pi...→

Day 16 of UAW strike: Union gives counteroffer to GM proposal sent Monday night

Day 16 of UAW strike: Union gives counteroffer to GM proposal sent Monday night

The UAW said it has submitted a counter offer to General Motors on day 16 of strike, after GM sent the union a proposal on Tuesday night. Read full article:: Day 16 of UAW strike: Union gives counte...→

GM cuts production in Mexico due to UAW strike

The automaker on Tuesday idled its full-size pickup plant in Silao and a nearby transmission plant because of a shortage of parts from the U.S. Two other GM assembly plants in Mexico remain operational. Read full article:: GM cuts production in Mexico due to UAW ...→

Economist urges action to end GM-UAW strike to stop economic bleeding in 3 states

Economist urges action to end GM-UAW strike to stop economic bleeding in 3 states

Michigan Economist Patrick Anderson is urging members of Congress to encourage President Trump to invoke the Taft-Hartley Act to intervene in the strike against General Motors by the United Autoworkers union. Read full article:: Economist urges action to end GM-UAW str...→

GM CEO Barra Joins Bargaining Table in Bid to End UAW Strike: Sources

GM CEO Barra Joins Bargaining Table in Bid to End UAW Strike: Sources

General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra and President Mark Reuss took part in contract talks with the United Auto Workers union on Tuesday, in a sign that a 30-day strike of 48,000 U.S. hourly workers could be nearing an end, two people briefed on the matter said. Read full article:: GM CEO Barra Joins Bargaining Table in B...→

First Shift: UAW sets meeting of GM locals to discuss strike talks

UAW calls meeting of GM locals | Calif. dealer franchise law updated | Hyundai's $35B mobility plan | VW postpones Turkey decision | Who VW is targeting with new Atlas Cross Sport Read full article:: First Shift: UAW sets meeting of GM loca...→

UAW labor cost per GM vehicle is 5%, so why is the strike in day 29?

UAW labor cost per GM vehicle is 5%, so why is the strike in day 29?

Both sides in the long strike at General Motors by the United Autoworkers Union agree on one thing, the labor deal is only 5% of the product cost to the company. Read full article:: UAW labor cost per GM vehicle is 5%, so ...→

UAW increases strike pay for GM workers as negotiations continue

UAW increases strike pay for GM workers as negotiations continue

As the United Auto Workers strike at General Motors enters its fifth week, union leaders voted to increase striking workers pay and allow them to take part-time jobs. Read full article:: UAW increases strike pay for GM workers ...→

UAW strike against General Motors enters fifth week

UAW strike against General Motors enters fifth week

Workers have entered the fifth week of the strike against General Motors and it appears a deal is close to being reached. Read full article:: UAW strike against General Motors enters...→

Economic impact of UAW strike balloons

By the end of last week, some 150,000 workers either had been laid off or had their pay reduced, a consulting firm said. Most of those affected don't even work for GM. Read full article:: Economic impact of UAW strike balloons...→

Barra meets with UAW brass as strike continues

The meeting Wednesday marked the first time GM CEO Mary Barra has been formally involved in labor talks since the previous contract expired Sept. 14. GM is pushing for around-the-clock negotiations to resolve the strike.  Read full article:: Barra meets with UAW brass as strike con...→

UAW-GM strike proving costly to more than workers, automaker

UAW-GM strike proving costly to more than workers, automaker

Financial costs of the UAW strike against General Motors are proving worrisome to more than the automaker and its workers manning picket lines Read full article:: UAW-GM strike proving costly to more tha...→

UAW letter to GM indicates that strike won't end quickly

General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra has stepped into contract talks with striking auto workers, asking the union to wrap up outstanding issues and respond to a company offer made this week. Read full article:: UAW letter to GM indicates that strike w...→

'Can you live on $250 a week?': UAW workers push for higher strike pay amid contract negotiations

'Can you live on $250 a week?': UAW workers push for higher strike pay amid contract negotiations

General Motors workers have now been on strike for 25 days. That is 25 days of getting by on $250 a week of strike pay, which is not easy. Read full article:: 'Can you live on $250 a week?': UAW work...→

Barra meets with UAW brass as strike continues

The meeting on Wednesday marked the first time GM CEO Mary Barra has been formally involved in labor talks since the previous contract expired Sept. 14. Read full article:: Barra meets with UAW brass as strike con...→

Community Comment on GM/UAW strike & Detroit blight plan

Community Comment on GM/UAW strike & Detroit blight plan

Once again, it’s time for our Community Comments. We received a lot of reaction to our station editorials about the auto talk negotiations and eliminating blight in Detroit neighborhoods. Read full article:: Community Comment on GM/UAW strike & Det...→

First Shift: UAW-GM strike to delay new Corvette, big SUV output, firm says

New Corvette, big SUVs predicted to be delayed by strike | AFL-CIO head's USMCA warning | NHTSA reviews camera-based mirrors | Volvo says 'Hey Google' | Lithium-ion pioneers honored Read full article:: First Shift: UAW-GM strike to delay new ...→

Analysts say 23-day UAW strike cost GM 165,000 vehicles

Analysts say 23-day UAW strike cost GM 165,000 vehicles

The 23-day strike by auto workers at General Motors has cost the company production of 165,000 cars and trucks and has passed the point where the GM can make up lost volume, according to outside analysts Read full article:: Analysts say 23-day UAW strike cost GM 1...→

Talks to End GM Strike Take ‘Turn for the Worse,’ UAW Says

Talks to End GM Strike Take ‘Turn for the Worse,’ UAW Says

General Motors and the striking United Auto Workers hit an impasse in contract talks Sunday over the question of moving production from Mexico to plants in the United States, two people close to the talks said. The union, which has... Read full article:: Talks to End GM Strike Take ‘Turn for th...→

UAW reports progress with Ford as GM strike goes into 19th day

UAW reports progress with Ford as GM strike goes into 19th day

While an auto workers strike against General Motors continues in its 19th day, a top union bargainer reported that talks with Ford are going well. Read full article:: UAW reports progress with Ford as GM str...→

Day 18 of UAW strike: Economic issues holding up a deal

Day 18 of UAW strike: Economic issues holding up a deal

Sources are confirming to 7 Action News economic issues are holding up a deal in day 18 of the strike at General Motors by the United Auto Workers Union. Read full article:: Day 18 of UAW strike: Economic issues ho...→

UAW cites 'significant progress' in Ford talks as GM strike drags on

In a letter to members, UAW Vice President Rory Gamble said talks with Ford are "progressing very well" and that the two sides have agreed in principle on 18 of 20 subcommittees. Read full article:: UAW cites 'significant progress' in Ford...→

UAW strike day 17: Losses adding up on both sides

UAW strike day 17: Losses adding up on both sides

Both sides seem to be dug in on day 17 of the strike by the United Auto Workers Union against General Motors. Read full article:: UAW strike day 17: Losses adding up on b...→

GM cuts production in Mexico due to UAW strike

General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant worker Pierre Duhart walks the picket line during the UAW national strike. Read full article:: GM cuts production in Mexico due to UAW ...→

UAW Strike Could Cost GM About $1 Billion - and Counting

UAW Strike Could Cost GM About $1 Billion - and Counting

The 16-day strike by auto workers has cost General Motors about $1 billion according to at least one estimate, while a parts shortage forced the company to close pickup truck and transmission plants in Mexico. Read full article:: UAW Strike Could Cost GM About $1 Billio...→

Day 16 of UAW strike: Union gives counteroffer to GM proposal sent Monday night

Day 16 of UAW strike: Union gives counteroffer to GM proposal sent Monday night

The UAW said it has submitted a counter offer to General Motors on day 16 of strike, after GM sent the union a proposal on Tuesday night. Read full article:: Day 16 of UAW strike: Union gives counte...→

GM lays off 6,000 workers in Mexico due to UAW strike

GM lays off 6,000 workers in Mexico due to UAW strike

Thousands of employees at auto suppliers have also likely been temporarily laid off by the strike. Read full article:: GM lays off 6,000 workers in Mexico due ...→

UAW strike forces GM to close Mexican pickup truck factory

UAW strike forces GM to close Mexican pickup truck factory

A parts shortage caused by a strike by the United Auto Workers union has forced General Motors to shut down its pickup truck and transmission factories in Silao, Mexico Read full article:: UAW strike forces GM to close Mexican pi...→

Close to a deal? GM UAW strike now in day 30

Close to a deal? GM UAW strike now in day 30

Positive signs are appearing that General Motors and the United Autoworkers Union could be close to a deal. The strike is in day 30. Read full article:: Close to a deal? GM UAW strike now in da...→

Wages, pensions, plant investments still issues in UAW-GM strike

Wages, pensions, plant investments still issues in UAW-GM strike

With the strike by factory workers against General Motors in its 29th day, there are signs that negotiators may be moving toward an agreement. Read full article:: Wages, pensions, plant investments still...→

UAW makes counteroffer to GM, increases strike pay; negotiations continue

The UAW responded over the weekend to GM's latest contract proposal, but neither side issued updates on the status of the talks by mid-afternoon on Monday. The UAW over the weekend increased members' strike pay to $275 a week and also called an unrelated strike against Mack Truck by 3,600 members at six plants.  Read full article:: UAW makes counteroffer to GM, increases ...→

Bad luck if your GM car needs spare parts or a repair, as UAW strike continues into its fifth week

Bad luck if your GM car needs spare parts or a repair, as UAW strike continues into its fifth week

“If this isn’t resolved in the next week or two, the impact will become more and more visible with each passing day,” said one automotive analyst. Read full article:: Bad luck if your GM car needs spare part...→

First Shift: UAW boosts strike pay, responds to GM's offer

UAW increases strike pay, asks workers to last 'one day longer' than GM | VW weighing Lamborghini options? | Diess: EVs won't hurt margins | Chevy's charge to boost EV sales Read full article:: First Shift: UAW boosts strike pay, resp...→

UAW workers at Mack Truck plants in 3 states go on strike

UAW workers at Mack Truck plants in 3 states go on strike

UAW members at Mack Truck plants in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Florida call a strike for "fair pa, benefits and job protections," the UAW said Sunday. Read full article:: UAW workers at Mack Truck plants in 3 st...→

Day 27: UAW increases strike pay to $275 per week

Day 27: UAW increases strike pay to $275 per week

The UAW is set to authorize increased strike pay to $275 per week following a vote Saturday morning. Read full article:: Day 27: UAW increases strike pay to $275...→

UAW-GM strike proving costly to more than workers, automaker

Zack Bazzi is not seeing workers from a nearby General Motors plant swing through the gas station where he works on Detroit's east side since they went on strike nearly a month ago. Read full article:: UAW-GM strike proving costly to more tha...→

UAW letter to GM indicates that strike won't end quickly

UAW letter to GM indicates that strike won't end quickly

General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra has stepped into contract talks with striking auto workers, asking the union to wrap up outstanding issues and respond to a company offer made this week Read full article:: UAW letter to GM indicates that strike w...→

Dittes releases details of meeting with Barra, other UAW officials as strike continues

Dittes releases details of meeting with Barra, other UAW officials as strike continues

UAW-GM Vice President Terry Dittes released Thursday details of the Wednesday meeting between himself, General Motors CEO Mary Barra, and various other officials regarding the ongoing national strike. Read full article:: Dittes releases details of meeting with ...→

GM's Mexican Factories - Why Ending The UAW Strike Will Be So Hard

GM's Mexican Factories - Why Ending The UAW Strike Will Be So Hard

The talks to resolve the longest auto industry strike in decades have taken place in downtown Detroit for 24 straight days. But the biggest issue on the table now revolves around what happens in Mexico. Read full article:: GM's Mexican Factories - Why Ending The ...→

GM CEO Mary Barra called secret meeting with UAW to end strike

GM CEO Mary Barra called secret meeting with UAW to end strike

General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra this week secretly met with brass from the United Auto Workers for the first time since the union called a strike last month that has idled more than 46,00… Read full article:: GM CEO Mary Barra called secret meeting ...→

UAW-GM strike day 25: Talks are 'intensifying' and went overnight, sources say

UAW-GM strike day 25: Talks are 'intensifying' and went overnight, sources say

Talks between the United Auto Workers and General Motors are "intensifying," sources tell 7 Action News, with negotiations going overnight Wednesday into Thursday before concluding in the early morning hours on Thursday. Read full article:: UAW-GM strike day 25: Talks are 'intensi...→

Analysts say 23-day UAW strike cost GM 165,000 vehicles

The 23-day strike by auto workers at General Motors has cost the company production of 165,000 cars and trucks and has passed the point where the GM can make up lost volume, according to auto... Read full article:: Analysts say 23-day UAW strike cost GM 1...→

Michigan recession could be days away with UAW strike at GM in day 19

Michigan recession could be days away with UAW strike at GM in day 19

Noted Economist Patrick Anderson of the Anderson Economic Group in East Lansing is forecasting a Michigan recession if the strike at General Motors by the United Auto Workers goes into a fourth week. Read full article:: Michigan recession could be days away wi...→

Economic pain grows from UAW-GM strike

More than 46,000 hourly workers at General Motors plants have been on strike since Sept. 16 after the automaker and the UAW failed to reach a new labor agreement before their previous contract expired. Read full article:: Economic pain grows from UAW-GM strike ...→

AutoNews Now: UAW-GM strike costs continue to pile up

UAW-GM strike costs pile up | Ford, UAW make 'significant progress' in talks | NHTSA eyes Tesla's Smart Summon | Mitsubishi's Mi-Tech | Subaru's national dog day   Read full article:: AutoNews Now: UAW-GM strike costs contin...→

Economic pain grows from UAW-GM strike

Nearly three weeks on the picket line at low pay and frustration over GM's temporary health insurance halt could make workers more critical of a potential tentative agreement. Read full article:: Economic pain grows from UAW-GM strike...→

First Shift: UAW says latest GM offer to end strike 'came up short'

UAW: Latest GM offer 'came up short' | Ford to pay discrimination fine | Hyundai hires ex-Infiniti exec | Tesla production in China nearing | Missed hiring opportunities for dealers Read full article:: First Shift: UAW says latest GM offer to...→

UAW strike forces GM to close Mexican pickup truck factory | WTOP

DETROIT (AP) — A parts shortage caused by a strike by the United Auto Workers union has forced General Motors to shut down its pickup truck and transmission factories in Silao, Mexico. Read full article:: UAW strike forces GM to close Mexican pi...→

UAW strike could cost GM about $1 billion - and counting

The 16-day strike by auto workers has cost General Motors about $1 billion according to at least one estimate, while a parts shortage forced the company to close pickup truck and transmission... Read full article:: UAW strike could cost GM about $1 billio...→

Expert: UAW Strike Has Cost GM $1B; Forced Mexican Plant Closure

Expert: UAW Strike Has Cost GM $1B; Forced Mexican Plant Closure

A JP Morgan analyst says the 16-day strike by the United Auto Workers Union has cost General Motors about $1 billion. Read full article:: Expert: UAW Strike Has Cost GM $1B; Forc...→

GM cuts production in Mexico due to UAW strike

The automaker on Tuesday idled its full-size pickup plant in Silao and a nearby transmission plant because of a shortage of parts from the U.S. Two other GM assembly plants in Mexico remain operational. Read full article:: GM cuts production in Mexico due to UAW ...→

Economist urges action to end GM-UAW strike to stop economic bleeding in 3 states

Economist urges action to end GM-UAW strike to stop economic bleeding in 3 states

Michigan Economist Patrick Anderson is urging members of Congress to encourage President Trump to invoke the Taft-Hartley Act to intervene in the strike against General Motors by the United Autoworkers union. Read full article:: Economist urges action to end GM-UAW str...→

Close to a deal? GM UAW strike now in day 30

Close to a deal? GM UAW strike now in day 30

Positive signs are appearing that General Motors and the United Autoworkers Union could be close to a deal. The strike is in day 30. Read full article:: Close to a deal? GM UAW strike now in da...→

GM CEO Barra Joins Bargaining Table in Bid to End UAW Strike: Sources

GM CEO Barra Joins Bargaining Table in Bid to End UAW Strike: Sources

General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra and President Mark Reuss took part in contract talks with the United Auto Workers union on Tuesday, in a sign that a 30-day strike of 48,000 U.S. hourly workers could be nearing an end, two people briefed on the matter said. Read full article:: GM CEO Barra Joins Bargaining Table in B...→

Wages, pensions, plant investments still issues in UAW-GM strike

Wages, pensions, plant investments still issues in UAW-GM strike

With the strike by factory workers against General Motors in its 29th day, there are signs that negotiators may be moving toward an agreement. Read full article:: Wages, pensions, plant investments still...→

First Shift: UAW sets meeting of GM locals to discuss strike talks

UAW calls meeting of GM locals | Calif. dealer franchise law updated | Hyundai's $35B mobility plan | VW postpones Turkey decision | Who VW is targeting with new Atlas Cross Sport Read full article:: First Shift: UAW sets meeting of GM loca...→

UAW makes counteroffer to GM, increases strike pay; negotiations continue

The UAW responded over the weekend to GM's latest contract proposal, but neither side issued updates on the status of the talks by mid-afternoon on Monday. The UAW over the weekend increased members' strike pay to $275 a week and also called an unrelated strike against Mack Truck by 3,600 members at six plants.  Read full article:: UAW makes counteroffer to GM, increases ...→

UAW labor cost per GM vehicle is 5%, so why is the strike in day 29?

UAW labor cost per GM vehicle is 5%, so why is the strike in day 29?

Both sides in the long strike at General Motors by the United Autoworkers Union agree on one thing, the labor deal is only 5% of the product cost to the company. Read full article:: UAW labor cost per GM vehicle is 5%, so ...→

Bad luck if your GM car needs spare parts or a repair, as UAW strike continues into its fifth week

Bad luck if your GM car needs spare parts or a repair, as UAW strike continues into its fifth week

“If this isn’t resolved in the next week or two, the impact will become more and more visible with each passing day,” said one automotive analyst. Read full article:: Bad luck if your GM car needs spare part...→

UAW increases strike pay for GM workers as negotiations continue

UAW increases strike pay for GM workers as negotiations continue

As the United Auto Workers strike at General Motors enters its fifth week, union leaders voted to increase striking workers pay and allow them to take part-time jobs. Read full article:: UAW increases strike pay for GM workers ...→

First Shift: UAW boosts strike pay, responds to GM's offer

UAW increases strike pay, asks workers to last 'one day longer' than GM | VW weighing Lamborghini options? | Diess: EVs won't hurt margins | Chevy's charge to boost EV sales Read full article:: First Shift: UAW boosts strike pay, resp...→

UAW strike against General Motors enters fifth week

UAW strike against General Motors enters fifth week

Workers have entered the fifth week of the strike against General Motors and it appears a deal is close to being reached. Read full article:: UAW strike against General Motors enters...→

UAW workers at Mack Truck plants in 3 states go on strike

UAW workers at Mack Truck plants in 3 states go on strike

UAW members at Mack Truck plants in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Florida call a strike for "fair pa, benefits and job protections," the UAW said Sunday. Read full article:: UAW workers at Mack Truck plants in 3 st...→

Economic impact of UAW strike balloons

By the end of last week, some 150,000 workers either had been laid off or had their pay reduced, a consulting firm said. Most of those affected don't even work for GM. Read full article:: Economic impact of UAW strike balloons...→

Day 27: UAW increases strike pay to $275 per week

Day 27: UAW increases strike pay to $275 per week

The UAW is set to authorize increased strike pay to $275 per week following a vote Saturday morning. Read full article:: Day 27: UAW increases strike pay to $275...→

Barra meets with UAW brass as strike continues

The meeting Wednesday marked the first time GM CEO Mary Barra has been formally involved in labor talks since the previous contract expired Sept. 14. GM is pushing for around-the-clock negotiations to resolve the strike.  Read full article:: Barra meets with UAW brass as strike con...→

UAW-GM strike proving costly to more than workers, automaker

Zack Bazzi is not seeing workers from a nearby General Motors plant swing through the gas station where he works on Detroit's east side since they went on strike nearly a month ago. Read full article:: UAW-GM strike proving costly to more tha...→

UAW-GM strike proving costly to more than workers, automaker

UAW-GM strike proving costly to more than workers, automaker

Financial costs of the UAW strike against General Motors are proving worrisome to more than the automaker and its workers manning picket lines Read full article:: UAW-GM strike proving costly to more tha...→

UAW letter to GM indicates that strike won't end quickly

UAW letter to GM indicates that strike won't end quickly

General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra has stepped into contract talks with striking auto workers, asking the union to wrap up outstanding issues and respond to a company offer made this week Read full article:: UAW letter to GM indicates that strike w...→

UAW letter to GM indicates that strike won't end quickly

General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra has stepped into contract talks with striking auto workers, asking the union to wrap up outstanding issues and respond to a company offer made this week. Read full article:: UAW letter to GM indicates that strike w...→

Dittes releases details of meeting with Barra, other UAW officials as strike continues

Dittes releases details of meeting with Barra, other UAW officials as strike continues

UAW-GM Vice President Terry Dittes released Thursday details of the Wednesday meeting between himself, General Motors CEO Mary Barra, and various other officials regarding the ongoing national strike. Read full article:: Dittes releases details of meeting with ...→

'Can you live on $250 a week?': UAW workers push for higher strike pay amid contract negotiations

'Can you live on $250 a week?': UAW workers push for higher strike pay amid contract negotiations

General Motors workers have now been on strike for 25 days. That is 25 days of getting by on $250 a week of strike pay, which is not easy. Read full article:: 'Can you live on $250 a week?': UAW work...→

GM's Mexican Factories - Why Ending The UAW Strike Will Be So Hard

GM's Mexican Factories - Why Ending The UAW Strike Will Be So Hard

The talks to resolve the longest auto industry strike in decades have taken place in downtown Detroit for 24 straight days. But the biggest issue on the table now revolves around what happens in Mexico. Read full article:: GM's Mexican Factories - Why Ending The ...→

Barra meets with UAW brass as strike continues

The meeting on Wednesday marked the first time GM CEO Mary Barra has been formally involved in labor talks since the previous contract expired Sept. 14. Read full article:: Barra meets with UAW brass as strike con...→

GM CEO Mary Barra called secret meeting with UAW to end strike

GM CEO Mary Barra called secret meeting with UAW to end strike

General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra this week secretly met with brass from the United Auto Workers for the first time since the union called a strike last month that has idled more than 46,00… Read full article:: GM CEO Mary Barra called secret meeting ...→

Community Comment on GM/UAW strike & Detroit blight plan

Community Comment on GM/UAW strike & Detroit blight plan

Once again, it’s time for our Community Comments. We received a lot of reaction to our station editorials about the auto talk negotiations and eliminating blight in Detroit neighborhoods. Read full article:: Community Comment on GM/UAW strike & Det...→

UAW-GM strike day 25: Talks are 'intensifying' and went overnight, sources say

UAW-GM strike day 25: Talks are 'intensifying' and went overnight, sources say

Talks between the United Auto Workers and General Motors are "intensifying," sources tell 7 Action News, with negotiations going overnight Wednesday into Thursday before concluding in the early morning hours on Thursday. Read full article:: UAW-GM strike day 25: Talks are 'intensi...→

First Shift: UAW-GM strike to delay new Corvette, big SUV output, firm says

New Corvette, big SUVs predicted to be delayed by strike | AFL-CIO head's USMCA warning | NHTSA reviews camera-based mirrors | Volvo says 'Hey Google' | Lithium-ion pioneers honored Read full article:: First Shift: UAW-GM strike to delay new ...→

Analysts say 23-day UAW strike cost GM 165,000 vehicles

The 23-day strike by auto workers at General Motors has cost the company production of 165,000 cars and trucks and has passed the point where the GM can make up lost volume, according to auto... Read full article:: Analysts say 23-day UAW strike cost GM 1...→

Analysts say 23-day UAW strike cost GM 165,000 vehicles

Analysts say 23-day UAW strike cost GM 165,000 vehicles

The 23-day strike by auto workers at General Motors has cost the company production of 165,000 cars and trucks and has passed the point where the GM can make up lost volume, according to outside analysts Read full article:: Analysts say 23-day UAW strike cost GM 1...→

Talks to End GM Strike Take ‘Turn for the Worse,’ UAW Says

Talks to End GM Strike Take ‘Turn for the Worse,’ UAW Says

General Motors and the striking United Auto Workers hit an impasse in contract talks Sunday over the question of moving production from Mexico to plants in the United States, two people close to the talks said. The union, which has... Read full article:: Talks to End GM Strike Take ‘Turn for th...→

Michigan recession could be days away with UAW strike at GM in day 19

Michigan recession could be days away with UAW strike at GM in day 19

Noted Economist Patrick Anderson of the Anderson Economic Group in East Lansing is forecasting a Michigan recession if the strike at General Motors by the United Auto Workers goes into a fourth week. Read full article:: Michigan recession could be days away wi...→

UAW reports progress with Ford as GM strike goes into 19th day

UAW reports progress with Ford as GM strike goes into 19th day

While an auto workers strike against General Motors continues in its 19th day, a top union bargainer reported that talks with Ford are going well. Read full article:: UAW reports progress with Ford as GM str...→

Economic pain grows from UAW-GM strike

More than 46,000 hourly workers at General Motors plants have been on strike since Sept. 16 after the automaker and the UAW failed to reach a new labor agreement before their previous contract expired. Read full article:: Economic pain grows from UAW-GM strike ...→

Day 18 of UAW strike: Economic issues holding up a deal

Day 18 of UAW strike: Economic issues holding up a deal

Sources are confirming to 7 Action News economic issues are holding up a deal in day 18 of the strike at General Motors by the United Auto Workers Union. Read full article:: Day 18 of UAW strike: Economic issues ho...→

AutoNews Now: UAW-GM strike costs continue to pile up

UAW-GM strike costs pile up | Ford, UAW make 'significant progress' in talks | NHTSA eyes Tesla's Smart Summon | Mitsubishi's Mi-Tech | Subaru's national dog day   Read full article:: AutoNews Now: UAW-GM strike costs contin...→

UAW cites 'significant progress' in Ford talks as GM strike drags on

In a letter to members, UAW Vice President Rory Gamble said talks with Ford are "progressing very well" and that the two sides have agreed in principle on 18 of 20 subcommittees. Read full article:: UAW cites 'significant progress' in Ford...→

Economic pain grows from UAW-GM strike

Nearly three weeks on the picket line at low pay and frustration over GM's temporary health insurance halt could make workers more critical of a potential tentative agreement. Read full article:: Economic pain grows from UAW-GM strike...→

UAW strike day 17: Losses adding up on both sides

UAW strike day 17: Losses adding up on both sides

Both sides seem to be dug in on day 17 of the strike by the United Auto Workers Union against General Motors. Read full article:: UAW strike day 17: Losses adding up on b...→

First Shift: UAW says latest GM offer to end strike 'came up short'

UAW: Latest GM offer 'came up short' | Ford to pay discrimination fine | Hyundai hires ex-Infiniti exec | Tesla production in China nearing | Missed hiring opportunities for dealers Read full article:: First Shift: UAW says latest GM offer to...→

GM cuts production in Mexico due to UAW strike

General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant worker Pierre Duhart walks the picket line during the UAW national strike. Read full article:: GM cuts production in Mexico due to UAW ...→

UAW strike forces GM to close Mexican pickup truck factory | WTOP

DETROIT (AP) — A parts shortage caused by a strike by the United Auto Workers union has forced General Motors to shut down its pickup truck and transmission factories in Silao, Mexico. Read full article:: UAW strike forces GM to close Mexican pi...→

UAW Strike Could Cost GM About $1 Billion - and Counting

UAW Strike Could Cost GM About $1 Billion - and Counting

The 16-day strike by auto workers has cost General Motors about $1 billion according to at least one estimate, while a parts shortage forced the company to close pickup truck and transmission plants in Mexico. Read full article:: UAW Strike Could Cost GM About $1 Billio...→

UAW strike could cost GM about $1 billion - and counting

The 16-day strike by auto workers has cost General Motors about $1 billion according to at least one estimate, while a parts shortage forced the company to close pickup truck and transmission... Read full article:: UAW strike could cost GM about $1 billio...→

Day 16 of UAW strike: Union gives counteroffer to GM proposal sent Monday night

Day 16 of UAW strike: Union gives counteroffer to GM proposal sent Monday night

The UAW said it has submitted a counter offer to General Motors on day 16 of strike, after GM sent the union a proposal on Tuesday night. Read full article:: Day 16 of UAW strike: Union gives counte...→

Expert: UAW Strike Has Cost GM $1B; Forced Mexican Plant Closure

Expert: UAW Strike Has Cost GM $1B; Forced Mexican Plant Closure

A JP Morgan analyst says the 16-day strike by the United Auto Workers Union has cost General Motors about $1 billion. Read full article:: Expert: UAW Strike Has Cost GM $1B; Forc...→

GM lays off 6,000 workers in Mexico due to UAW strike

GM lays off 6,000 workers in Mexico due to UAW strike

Thousands of employees at auto suppliers have also likely been temporarily laid off by the strike. Read full article:: GM lays off 6,000 workers in Mexico due ...→

GM cuts production in Mexico due to UAW strike

The automaker on Tuesday idled its full-size pickup plant in Silao and a nearby transmission plant because of a shortage of parts from the U.S. Two other GM assembly plants in Mexico remain operational. Read full article:: GM cuts production in Mexico due to UAW ...→

UAW strike forces GM to close Mexican pickup truck factory

UAW strike forces GM to close Mexican pickup truck factory

A parts shortage caused by a strike by the United Auto Workers union has forced General Motors to shut down its pickup truck and transmission factories in Silao, Mexico Read full article:: UAW strike forces GM to close Mexican pi...→