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Brazil: GM plant strike ends after union coerces the company to axe layoff plans


Workers at a General Motors auto assembly facility in Brazil returned to work after a six-day standoff with the company after the latter decided to end plans to ay off 800 employees, according to the local union. The latest labor issue in the troubled Brazilian auto industry had the metalworkers union of Sao Jose dos Campos end the protest on Thursday, ...
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GM could prepare a new truck by the name “Badlands”
Here’s an interesting piece of news: a recent US Patent and Trademark Office filling has revealed the proposed name for a new General Motors truck – with the largest US ...
GM decides to pull the plug on Indonesian factory, cutting 500 jobs
General Motors, the largest US automaker and the third biggest in the world announced recently it decided to close its production operations at a local plant in Indonesia, ceasing output ...
GM receives 33 new ignition switch compensation claims
Our weekly report on the progress of the General Motors ignition switch compensation program is here, with 33 new compensation claims received last week, according to the office of the ...
US: UAW’s president believes GM share buyback plan would be premature
United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams sits in an interesting position – the union indirectly has control over the biggest single chunk of General Motors shares. This is why Williams, in ...
GM surprised by Brazilian factory walk out
A strike at its Brazilian car plant took the largest US automaker – and the third biggest in the world – General Motors, by surprise late on Friday as workers ...
US: UAW president wants increased salaries nut plans to help auto companies remain competitive
United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams believes that if automakers decided not to hike base wages of their plant workers they would commit an "injustice" – building pressure for the ...
US: unions make a comeback as automakers have record profits
After the dark years of the economic crisis are finally a fading memory and with the economy in great shape, the US labor movement is done avoiding at all costs ...
US: Ally Financial’s CEO believes GM leasing contract to be all but lost
Ally Financial Inc has taken numerous measures to ensure it can replace the remainder of its exclusive leasing deals with the largest US automaker, General Motors, forecasting that the former ...
US: GM’s new general counsel comes from LyondellBasell
General Motors, the largest US automaker and the third biggest carmaker in the world announced yesterday that its new chief counsel would be Craig Glidden, chief legal officer at chemicals ...



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