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GM threatens to sue over union's Super Bowl ad in Canada

'GM, you may have forgotten our generosity, but we'll never forget your greed'

'GM, you may have forgotten our generosity, but we'll never forget your greed.'

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Tesla severance agreements may restrict whistleblowers

Language could prevent employees from speaking publicly about safety

Language could prevent employees from speaking publicly about safety

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Buying American-made and union-made vehicles: An Autoblog guide

American-made is one thing, union-made is quite another.

Buying an American-made car is easy. Buying one made by union workers, well that's a little trickier.

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19 SUVs Made in America by the UAW

Want to know which SUVs are union-made here in the United States? Here you go.

We share the 19 SUVs presently made in the United States by the United Autoworkers, or UAW.

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Ford releases video to address harassment, discrimination claims by workers

The video will run on monitors in all 24 of Ford's U.S. plants.

"We do not and we will not tolerate harassment or discrimination in any way, shape or form."

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UAW President Dennis Williams rips tax-cut bill, Ford’s Mexico plans

Labor boss says the GOP tax bill "gives corporations an incentive to outsource" when the U.S. badly needs jobs and tech.

The labor boss says the GOP tax bill "gives corporations an incentive to outsource" and says the U.S. badly needs jobs and tech.

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Sexual and racial harassment rampant at Ford Chicago plant, says report

Workers describe an atmosphere hostile to women and minorities.

Despite multimillion-dollar settlements, workers describe an atmosphere hostile to women and minorities.

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Hyundai Kona crossover factory grinds to a halt ahead of U.S. launch

Union protesting what it says are plans to reduce workforce.

Hyundai has been in talks with the union since October on production of the Kona, which it hopes will reverse a U.S. sales slump.

Illinois’ pro-union stance kills bid for Toyota-Mazda plant, report says

Southern states have "right-to-work" laws

Southern states have "right-to-work" laws.

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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.

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Tesla's Elon Musk promises roller coasters, fro yo at factory

That thrill ride will be electric powered, of course

Tesla chief Elon Musk doubles down on his effort to stave off unionization at the company's Northern California plant by offering perks such as a roller coaster and free frozen yogurt.

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Elon Musk thinks unions are bad for Tesla

Musk assured his workforce that creature comforts were coming to the Fremont factory, like free frozen yogurt stands and a Tesla electric pod car roller coaster for fun and cross-campus travel.

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UAW boss says Clinton will renegotiate NAFTA if elected

UAW President Dennis Williams is hoping a new agreement would foster stronger unions in Mexico.

Williams claims Clinton told him she'd renegotiate the still controversial trade agreement signed into law by her husband way back in 1993.

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UAW wants to unionize Tesla Fremont plant

The UAW has been talking for years about unionizing at Tesla. It's doing so again.

UAW president Dennis Williams says he's still interested in getting workers organized at Tesla's Fremont factory.

100 workers walk out at Tesla Gigafactory work site

At issue is the employment of out-of-state workers.

About 100 workers building the Tesla Gigafatory walked out today, protesting out-of-state workers. Nevada's tax breaks put limits on these hires.

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Uber and Lyft drivers can now form unions in Seattle

The Seattle City Council voted unanimously to allow drivers for ridesharing apps to unionize, but the measure could face legal hurdles soon.

Seattle to decide whether to let Uber, Lyft drivers unionize

Ride hailing app companies Lyft and Uber are against a new proposal in Seattle that would let their drivers unionize. The city council will vote today.

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UAW chooses FCA as lead bargaining company

The United Auto Workers has chosen Fiat Chrysler Automobiles as its lead bargaining company as it seeks to finalize new contracts with the 140,000 or so workers represented by the union.

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