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48Here's what the UAW will be angling for in next year's contract negotiations

The United Auto Workers union is about to enter a new round of negotiations with the Detroit Three automakers, and this time, the focus is on the end of the two-tier wage system.

16Mercedes Alabama ops ordered to allow workers to discuss unionization

A decision last week by the National Labor Relations Board has bolstered the efforts of the United Auto Workers at Mercedes-Benz's Tuscaloosa, AL factory, as the union continues its attempts to represent the factory's workers.

235Senator says VW will give CUV to Tennessee plant if they reject UAW

Corker has been "assured" a new CUV will come to the plant if it votes against the UAW

280UAW tactics called into question at VW's TN plant

The United Auto Workers is in hot water with some of the very workers it is trying to unionize at Volkswagen's Chattanooga assembly plant. According to The Tennessean, eight Volkswagen factory workers have filed complaints against the UAW with the National Labor Relations Board, claiming the union "misled or coerced" them into formally asking for union representation.

25Hyundai, union reach tentative labor deal

According to Reuters, South Korea's labor unions may have reached a tentative deal with Hyundai following a compromise between the two sides on wages. Workers have staged a number of stoppages since August 20, which have cost the South Korean giant 1.02 trillion won – around $1.1B US. It also represents just over 50,000 units of production. That vehicle total sounds like a lot, but it's a small enough figure that Hyundai can apparently catch up with weekend and overtime shifts. We'd wager

6Chrysler-UAW contract expected to be ratified after Warren plant approval

The Detroit News reports that the United Auto Workers is close to ratifying a new four-year labor contract with Chrysler. The company's Warren Truck Plant voted in favor of the new deal on Tuesday, with 70 percent of union workers there casting ballots for the measure. That vote followed the Toledo North Assembly Plant's 'yes' vote on Monday, which helped to stave off fears of a veto.

313UAW "leans toward" striking Ford if deal isn't reached

The United Auto Workers are currently negotiating new labor contracts with The Detroit Three. Due to bankruptcy restrictions, UAW members working at General Motors and Chrysler and can't go on strike. Ford, on the other hand, didn't get a no-strike clause since it didn't go through the bankruptcy process. That means the UAW can walk off Blue Oval production lines if it chooses to do so, and it is already threatening to do just that if it doesn't get the agreement it wants when the current contra

82Detroit 3 in discussions with UAW on how to share benefits of "amazing turnaround"?

It's no secret that some members of the United Auto Workers aren't thrilled about the concessions that the union made during bankruptcy negotiations with both General Motors and Chrysler. Now that both of those automakers are back on their feet, the UAW wants a slice of their new-found prosperity. According to Bloomberg, UAW President Bob King believes that his members' sacrifices helped keep GM and Chrysler afloat, and now they deserve to share in the fruits of those concessions. King said that

13VW of Germany looking to lengthen work week for same pay

Volkswagen is looking to lengthen their employee's work week, without any additional financial compensation, a cost-cutting move to designed to help stabilize the company's bottom line.

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