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US: UAW feels threatened by automakers’ switch to Mexico


The United Auto Workers union sees hurdles in growing the salaries of affiliated employees at the Detroit Three, as more manufacturing capacity and jobs are relegated to US plants without unions or to Mexico. The UAW has to satisfy the needs of its members this summer when contract talks are scheduled with General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, as for ...
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UAW wants to come up with a viable strategy to end two-tier wage system
During a convention of UAW representatives on Tuesday, a drive to rally the union’s stand against the two-tiered salary structure at the Detroit Three ultimately crumbled, but the pay gap ...
Report – GM and Ford mull another low-paid worker tier from the UAW
The two largest US automaker, General Motors and Ford, could negotiate with the United Auto Workers union the creation of another – third – tier of workers that get low ...
US: the UAW is preparing for contract negotiation strategy
The UAW union and its new president, Dennis Williams, have a crucial year ahead, as they set up the pace to negotiate the contract of represented workers with the three ...
US: ex-UAW vice president Holiefield dead at 61
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US: UAW’s two-tier pay system is hot debate issue
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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 ...
US: UAW president wants increased salaries nut plans to help auto companies remain competitive
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Ford outguns larger General Motors in terms of US factory workforce levels
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US: UAW workers still expect better wages when negotiations start
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