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UAW Strike Could Destroy Michigan’s Economy

If the United Auto Workers strike against General Motors were to last more than a week, it could drive the Michigan economy into a head-first recession worse than the UAW strike in 2010. That’s according to economic experts queried by the Detroit News. There are 14 assembly plants being picketed in Michigan, which puts those …

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UAW President Implicated In Federal Complaint

If you haven’t been following the shenanigans taking place within the United Auto Workers union hierarchy, we’ll sum it up for you: Bad. UAW contracts with the Detroit automakers expired September 14, just as a federal criminal complaint focused on corruption within the organization implicated President Gary Jones. Another union official is also implicated but …

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UAW Strikes, Potentially Crippling GM

General Motors first United Auto Workers strike in 12 years started this morning, with 46,000 workers set to man picket lines. Additionally, the Teamsters have said they’ll honor the strike in solidarity with their UAW workers and not deliver vehicles to dealerships. So, not only are the plants shut down, nothing will get delivered, which …

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UAW Strike Almost Guaranteed to Happen

As news of the UAW leadership’s corruption continues to make headlines, it appears a strike is imminent. Michigan’s MLive reports that union members working for General Motors plan to walk out once their current agreement expires at midnight, Sept. 14. At least for now, the UAW strike will not affect Ford or Fiat Chrysler. Assuming …

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UAW Authorizes a Strike At GM

As we’ve mentioned in August the United Auto Workers union contracts with FCA, Ford, and GM are up for renewal this month. It is known that tensions between the UAW and GM are high because it has the least amount of union workers and has announced plans to idle four plants in America while shifting …