Skip to main content

uaw

  • 0
    Report: Chrysler stays IPO until 2014
    1385406000

    There will not be a Chrysler IPO in 2013. Fiat, according to a report from Forbes, has announced that it will not be able to make the American brand's initial public offering before the end of the year, saying that the short, five-week window that makes up the rest of 2013 is "not ...

  • 0
    Report: UAW nominates Secretary-Treasurer Williams to replace retiring King
    1383938100

    UAW Secretary-Treasurer Dennis Williams has officially been nominated to take over the union from President Bob King, whose term is set to end in June. The nomination of Williams is big for a number of reasons, not least of which is because the 60-year-old has never actually worked in an ...

  • 0
    Report: Are VW execs pushing workers to unionize in Chattanooga? [UPDATE]
    1382288400

    United Auto Workers has been pushing to unionize Volkswagen's Chattanooga, TN plant, and Volkswagen seems to be open to the idea - the two parties already have discussed an employee "works council" for the factory, which would require UAW organization - but the automaker says it will only ...

  • 0
    Report: VW leadership split on unionizing TN plant
    1381527000

    The "will they, won't they" back-and-forth in the United Auto Worker's courtship of Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant is still in full swing, as the union, German and American executives and most importantly, employees, try to figure out just what the future of labor relations will be at a plant ...

  • 0
    Video: Does Alfa Romeo's US return hinge on Chrysler-Fiat deal?
    1381172400

    A Bloomberg report from last month said that if Chrysler ends up offering an IPO, it could jeopardize the entire alliance between the Auburn Hills-based automaker and Fiat, but the outlet now says that an IPO could crush the dreams of hopeful Alfa Romeo 4C owners in the US. As the latest ...

  • 0
    Report: UAW tactics called into question at VW's TN plant
    1380225600

    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 ...

  • 0
    Followup: Fiat-Chrysler alliance in jeopardy due to Pentastar's IPO filing?
    1380216660

    The four-year relationship between Fiat and Chrysler has thus far been beneficial for both automakers, but it has also proven to be a complicated battle between Sergio Marchionne and the United Auto Workers – the latter controlling the remaining 41.5 percent of Chrysler. With the recent ...

  • 0
    Official: Chrysler files for IPO
    1380023940

    Chrysler has had a lot of owners over the past few years alone, from Daimler to Cerberus to Fiat and the federal government. But it could be poised to gain some more before long. Like, a lot more. The automaker has just announced that it has filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission ...

  • 0
    Report: Chrysler IPO to be filed as early as this week
    1379370540

    An initial public offering for the Chrysler Group could happen this week, following Sergio Marchionne's comments to Financial Times in London, according to a report from The Detroit News. Fiat, which owns 58.5 percent of Chrysler, has been in a battle with the UAW retiree healthcare trust over ...

  • 0
    Report: Senator Corker says VW would be 'laughingstock' if it made deal with UAW
    1379009700

    Certainly, nobody wants to be known as a "laughingstock in the business world." But that's just what Volkswagen would be if it entered into an agreement with the United Auto Workers union, allowing its workers in Chattanooga, TN to organize a German-style works council that would represent both ...

  • 0
    Report: VW, UAW hold high-level talks on organizing Chattanooga
    1378245600

    Volkswagen and the United Auto Workers union are now one step closer to achieving a deal that would see VW's plant in Chattanooga, TN become unionized. If it happens, it would be the first major victory in recent years for the UAW at a plant in the United States run by a foreign automaker. The ...

  • 0
    Report: Court ruling to delay Fiat's Chrysler buyout?
    1375378080

    We've already reported on the attempts of Fiat to purchase the remaining 41.5-percent stake in Chrysler, currently owned by the United Auto Workers' VEBA healthcare trust. And while the issues still aren't resolved, Fiat has received both a bit of good news and a bit of bad news from a Delaware ...

  • 0
    Report: UAW poised to take notes from German labor unions?
    1372250700

    Automotive News Europe reports the United Auto Workers may borrow from German labor unions' playbook. UAW President Bob King says that he's seen the merit of the country's labor system after having being appointed to the supervisory board of Opel last year. Germany's so-called codetermination ...

  • 0
    Report: Bob Lutz, UAW rep commend Chrysler for not bowing to NHTSA recall pressure [w/poll]
    1370892660

    Bob Lutz, the well-known executive with a range of automakers including both General Motors and Chrysler, says he supports Chrysler for not caving under federal pressure to issue a recall on 2.7 million Jeep vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is arguing that the plastic ...

  • 0
    Report: Treasury poised to sell off 30 million more GM shares
    1370527980

    The next step in the US Treasury's efforts to eliminate its financial interests in General Motors will involve the sale of 30 million shares of the automaker's stock. The government's move to divest itself of GM is all part of a larger plan to sell the remaining 300 million shares of stock it ...

  • 0
    Report: Fiat seeking $10B in financing to buy Chrysler
    1369927680

    As Fiat looks to become the full owner of Chrysler, all it has standing in its way is the retiree trust of the United Auto Workers, which currently holds the remaining 41.5 percent of the company as the result of the Pentastar's bankruptcy deal. The Detroit News is reporting that that Fiat is ...

  • 0
    Report: Fiat pondering swallowing rest of Chrysler, US IPO
    1366833660

    At the moment, Fiat is in court with the United Auto Workers, waiting for the justice system to provide some guidance on a fair price for 41.5-percent of Chrysler it doesn't own. Fiat owns 58.5 percent of the company and wishes to buy the remainder, which is owned by the union's VEBA retiree ...

  • 0
    Report: VW's Browning says TN workers to decide whether they want union
    1365087360

    Jonathan Browning, Volkswagen North America CEO, has said that workers at the company's Chattanooga, Tennessee manufacturing facility will decide if they want union representation. Browning made the comment while speaking to reporters at the New York Auto Show, according to Reuters. Browning also ...

  • 0
    Report: UAW membership up for third straight year
    1364817600

    The Detroit News reports that the United Auto Workers union has seen membership increase for the third straight year. The organization is now 382,513 members strong, which marks a jump of about 1,800 over 2011. That doesn't include workers who are represented but don't have a contract with the ...

  • 0
    Report: Chrysler fires protest organizer at MI assembly plant
    1363127520

    Chrysler has reportedly fired a Warren Stamping Plant worker for what the company is calling a violation of its code of conduct. Alex Wassell (left), a 20-year veteran with the automaker, was suspended without pay after he was quoted in an article in The Detroit News. The 63-year-old welder ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle