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GM strike hurts 150,000 auto industry workers, says consulting firm

About 75,000 parts supplier employees see temporary layoffs, wage drops

The strike at the No.1 U.S. carmaker began on Sept. 16, with its 48,000 members of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union seeking higher pay, greater job security, a bigger share of the automaker's profit and protection of healthcare benefits. About 75,000 employees of auto parts suppliers have either been temporarily laid off or have seen their wages shrink due to the slump in demand from GM, according to the AEG report.

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UAW says negotiations with GM took 'a turn for the worse'

GM made an offer that basically repeated one the UAW had previously rejected

Talks for a new four-year labor contract between General Motors Co and its striking workers cooled after the United Auto Workers rejected the largest U.S. automaker's latest offer on Sunday. GM made an offer to the union that basically repeated one the UAW had previously rejected, Terry Dittes, the UAW vice president in charge of the GM department, said in a letter to members. "We, in this union, could not be more disappointed with General Motors," Dittes said.

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UAW negotiations with GM now focused on wages and pensions

UAW says 'good progress' made on health care and the status of temporary workers

As the U.S. strike by the United Auto Workers union against General Motors Co nears three weeks, the main remaining issues in the negotiations have narrowed to wages and pensions, a person familiar with the talks said on Saturday. The GM strike began on Sept. 16 with the 48,000 UAW members seeking higher pay, greater job security, a bigger share of the leading U.S. automaker's profit and protection of healthcare benefits. The sides have been meeting daily and talks continued on Saturda

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Insiders talking to feds about UAW president as GM negotiations drag on

Part of the FBI's ongoing investigation of embezzlement by union leadership

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Shift to electric vehicles weighs heavy on UAW-GM talks

EVs need fewer components and staff to build them

Warren, Sanders to visit striking GM workers as dispute continues

The UAW says some progress has been made

Two major Democratic presidential candidates plan to visit striking General Motors workers in Detroit in the coming days as a five-day-old labor dispute threatens to enter its second week. Senator Elizabeth Warren will join workers on the picket line outside GM's Detroit-Hamtramck plant on Sunday, while Senator Bernie Sanders will do the same on Wednesday. GM has received harsh criticism from Democrats for shifting health insurance costs for its striking workers union as its members wal

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GM switches health insurance costs to union for striking workers as talks continue

UAW unsuccessfully sought to have GM cover costs through end of month

General Motors Co shifted health insurance costs for its striking workers to the United Auto Workers union as its members walked the picket line for the second day on Tuesday. The UAW on Monday launched the first company-wide strike at GM in 12 years, saying negotiations toward a new national agreement covering about 48,000 hourly workers had hit an impasse. This year's talks between the union and GM, Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) were expe

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On strike: UAW workers walk off GM factories and set up picket lines

'If we don't fight now, when are we going to fight?'

It wasn't clear how long the walkout would last, with the union saying GM has budged little in months of talks while GM said it made substantial offers including higher wages and factory investments. It's the first national strike by the union since a two-day walkout in 2007 that had little impact on the company. GM workers joined striking Aramark-employed janitors assigned to GM facilities on the picket lines Sunday night at a sprawling factory on the border between Detroit and the small town

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UAW calls national strike against GM

GM says it's offering greater pay and bonuses, more jobs and improved benefits

The United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight Sunday after U.S. labor contract talks reached an impasse, the first nationwide strike at GM in 12 years. "We do not take this lightly," Terry Dittes, the UAW vice president in charge of the union's relationship with GM, said at a press conference in downtown Detroit. GM said in a statement that its offer to the UAW during talks included more tha

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Ride-hailing drivers across the U.S. to strike ahead of Uber IPO

It may be tough to find a ride the morning of Wednesday, May 8

It may be tough to find a ride the morning of Wednesday, May 8.

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Tesla's Musk engages German workers to try to stave off strike

Tesla chief Elon Musk tries to ward off a strike that could threaten the Model 3 debut.

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Possible German factory strike threatens Tesla Model 3 deadline

Model 3 is expected to start deliveries in July

Workers at Tesla Advanced Automation Germany, which Tesla bought last year when it was called Grohman Engineering, may strike.

Labor Day: A look back at the largest UAW strikes in history

Striking is how workers demand humane treatment and a seat at the table with management. Some have been large enough to change the landscape of America.

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UAW, FCA Reach Agreement, Strike Avoided | Autoblog Minute

A union strike is avoided as the United Auto Workers reach a zero hour agreement with FCA. Autoblog's Adam Morath reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute.

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Autoblog Minute: No strike, FCA and UAW reach tentative agreement

A union strike is avoided as the United Auto Workers reached a tentative agreement with FCA. Autoblog's Adam Morath reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute.

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Proposed deal averts strike between FCA and UAW

A proposed contract averts a strike between FCA US and the UAW at least temporarily. The details are not published yet, and workers still must vote on the offer.

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Strike looms for FCA workers as soon as Wednesday night

Some UAW members at FCA US could go on strike as soon as Wednesday night if a deal or contract extension isn't in place to avert it. Both sides are still negotiating, though.

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Ford averts strike, F-150 production safe

Ford and the UAW have reached a tentative deal at the Kansas City, MO, factory to keep production of the F-150 going there. Without the agreement, a strike would have started October 4.

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Ford F-150 plant in Kansas City threatens to strike

Ford's Kansas City Assembly Plant, which builds the F-150, is threatening to strike in the coming days if the UAW workers there don't get a new agreement with the Blue Oval soon.

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