The United Auto Workers (UAW) may employ a strategy similar to the 1998 strike if they decide to strike against the Detroit automakers next month, potentially causing serious damage to the industry by targeting key component plants or focusing on one automaker while striking at plants that produce its bestselling vehicles.
United Auto Workers members have overwhelmingly authorized a strike against General Motors, Ford Motor, and Stellantis during ongoing contract negotiations, with an average of 97% of members supporting the action, although the final votes are still being counted.
The United Auto Workers union has filed unfair labor practice charges against General Motors and Stellantis, accusing them of refusing to bargain in good faith, while Ford Motor offered a 9% wage increase, much lower than the union's demand for a 46% hike.
Ford Motor has made a contract offer to the United Auto Workers (UAW), which would provide hourly employees with increased wages, lump-sum bonuses, and improved benefits.
The president of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union criticizes General Motors' wage offer as "insulting" and warns of an impending strike if a fair deal is not reached.
United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain stated that the Detroit Three automakers, including Stellantis, Ford, and General Motors, are making progress towards meeting the union's demands as the deadline for current contracts approaches. Stellantis offered a 14.5% wage increase, Ford proposed a cost-of-living wage adjustment, and GM suggested a 10% boost, but the offers still fall short of the UAW's requested 46% increase.
The United Auto Workers (UAW) president, Shawn Fain, has rallied workers ahead of a possible strike against Detroit's "Big Three" carmakers, highlighting workers' loss while companies profit, which may test President Biden's support for unions as strikes could potentially damage the economy.
The United Auto Workers union plans to strike three major assembly plants of General Motors, Ford Motor, and Stellantis in the United States if agreements are not reached, potentially affecting around 12,700 workers.
The United Auto Workers (UAW) held a limited and targeted strike against General Motors, Ford, and Stellantis over issues including pay, pensions, and work hours, with demands for a 40% wage increase over four years and improvements to retiree benefits; the automakers have offered wage increases of around 14.5% to 20% over the same period, citing investments in electric vehicle production and the need to balance wage increases with costs associated with EV development.
Former President Donald Trump refuses to support the United Auto Workers (UAW) strike against the Big Three automakers, framing the workers' fight as a partisan issue and encouraging them to stop paying union dues, despite claiming to champion American manufacturing workers.
The president of the United Auto Workers rejects a 21 percent pay increase offer from Stellantis, leading to a continued strike against major carmakers.
The threat of a full walkout by United Auto Workers (UAW) poses a potential economic impact of over $5 billion on auto giants Ford, General Motors, and Stellantis, with laid-off workers and higher car prices among the consequences.
The migration of automakers to the anti-union South and the shift to electric vehicles is threatening the United Auto Workers (UAW) union, as fewer plants in the South are unionized and EV jobs pay less than traditional auto jobs, raising concerns about lower compensation and the future of unions in the auto industry.
GM and Stellantis are laying off workers as a deadline approaches for a deal with the United Auto Workers (UAW) to avoid a strike, with GM idling its plant in Kansas due to a shortage of stampings from the UAW-striking Wentzville plant and Stellantis passing a new counterproposal to the UAW.
The United Auto Workers (UAW) is demanding that General Motors (GM) give more money to assembly-line workers instead of spending billions on stock buybacks, as the UAW believes that the Detroit Three automakers have been minting profits and should share more with their employees.
The UAW is threatening to escalate its strike against Big Three automakers GM, Ford Motor, and Chrysler parent Stellantis, which could have significant implications for the labor confrontation.
The United Auto Workers union is expanding its strike against major automakers by walking out of 38 General Motors and Stellantis plants in 20 states, citing demands for higher wages and shorter working hours.
Despite expanding its strike against GM and Stellantis, the United Auto Workers (UAW) union has decided not to expand the number of Ford workers on strike due to progress in negotiations with Ford.
US autoworkers are striking against General Motors, Ford, and Stellantis (formerly Chrysler) to fight for fair wages and benefits, as well as taking on the power of the billionaire class represented by Stellantis chairman John Elkann and his wealthy family dynasty.