Tesla Raises Wages for German Workers Amid Union Pressure

BERLIN—Tesla is boosting factory worker pay in Germany amid an aggressive unionization drive, a move that comes as Chief Executive Elon Musk may face similar organizing attempts in the U.S. Tesla’s management in Germany late last week unveiled a package of wage increases for workers during Musk’s visit to the so-called Gigafactory on the outskirts … Read more

GM, UAW Reach Tentative Labor Deal to End Strike

Updated Oct. 30, 2023 10:22 am ET General Motors became the last of the Detroit automakers to reach a new tentative labor deal with the United Auto Workers union Monday to end a strike that has spanned more than six weeks, according to people familiar with the talks. This latest accord follows tentative agreements struck … Read more

UAW Expands Strike With GM After Reaching Tentative Agreement With Stellantis

Updated Oct. 28, 2023 7:19 pm ET The United Auto Workers called a fresh strike at a General Motors factory in Tennessee, a surprise walkout after negotiators had been working nearly around the clock to finalize a new contract this weekend. Workers at GM’s factory in Spring Hill, Tenn., were ordered to go on strike … Read more

GM, UAW Move Closer to a Tentative Labor Contract

Updated Oct. 27, 2023 5:23 pm ET The United Auto Workers union is close to completing a tentative agreement on a new contract with General Motors, two days after the union clinched a tentative deal with Ford Motor. The two sides negotiated throughout Thursday night and into Friday morning, and reconvened in the early afternoon … Read more

Ford Retrenches Further on EVs, Citing Waning Demand

Updated Oct. 26, 2023 7:15 pm ET Ford Motor posted $1.2 billion in net income in the third quarter, swinging from a loss in the prior-year period, but it withdrew its guidance for the year, citing the impact of the United Auto Workers strike. The company also said it is pushing out $12 billion in … Read more

Ford Considers Cutting Shift at F-150 Lightning Pickup Plant, UAW Memo Says

Updated Oct. 14, 2023 11:22 am ET Ford Motor is considering cutting a work shift at the plant where it builds its electric F-150 Lightning pickup as demand for the EV truck falters, according to a memo from a United Auto Workers official.  Copyright ©2023 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 87990cbe856818d5eddac44c7b1cdeb8 Reference

UAW Spares Carmakers Further Strikes, but Says More Could Come

The union president said the strike is entering a new phase and needs a new approach. Reference

UAW Strikes at Ford Pickup-Truck Plant in Kentucky

Union escalates its nearly four-week labor action by hitting the automaker’s largest factory. Source link

UAW Adopts an Unlikely Power Symbol: a Trash Can

Auto workers buy into wastebasket mania after union leadership “trashes” contract proposals; “For me, it was a turning point.” Source link

UAW Talks Turn to Key Battleground: Jobs at Future Battery Plants

Automotive workers union says it scored a victory with General Motors on battery plants, but gaps with other companies remain. Source link