UAW President Shawn Fain has repeatedly talked about the UAW “bump.” It’s the wage increase workers at foreign automaker transplants received in the wake of the 25% pay hike UAW members got from GM, Ford and Stellantis. Now he’s looking to see if they want to join his “movement.” Get details at Headlight.News.
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UAW Chief Shawn Fain said the people would have their say, and the workers at General Motors plant in Flint, Michigan are saying “No thanks.” The proposed deal was voted down by a narrow margin, with complaints centering on mandatory overtime, the lauded cost-of-living adjustment and more. Get details at Headlight.News.
When UAW President Shawn Fain said the union was looking not only to win back what the union lost nearly two decades ago and to get more, but also to revive the labor movement in the country, he didn’t know how quickly that would come to his own industry, reports Headlight.News.
UAW President Shawn Fain broke his pattern of announcing expansions of the union’s stand-up strikes on Fridays when he sent workers at Ford’s Kentucky Truck Plant to the picket lines Wednesday after Ford’s latest offer wasn’t significantly better from its previous ones. Find out more at Headlight.News.
Workers at Mack Trucks overwhelmingly rejected a tentative agreement on Sunday and walked off the job Monday. A statement by UAW President Shawn Fain said union negotiators are “committed to exploring all options” for a better settlement. The walkout at Mack comes as...
Ford CEO Jim Farley and UAW President Shawn Fain are pointing fingers at one another as the strike by hourly workers continues, in part, due to potential job losses resulting from the shift to electric vehicles. Read the story at Headlight.News.
Unsurprisingly UAW President Shawn Fain announced plans to send more workers at GM and Ford to the picket lines at noon Friday. Stellantis was spared another round of walkouts due to some last-minute progress in talks before the announcement made on social media. Get details at Headlight.News.
The UAW is contemplating an expansion of its ongoing strike. Union chief Shawn Fain will reveal what the organization will do next or if the talks with the Detroit automakers are on the upswing. Get details at Headlight.News.
Joe Biden became the first sitting U.S. president to join a picket line when he accepted UAW chief Shawn Fain’s invitation to come to metro Detroit and address striking union workers and march with them. Get the story at Headlight.News.
Automakers laying off more workers as plants become idle. Get details at TheDetroitBureau.com.
The union’s militant leader, Shawn Fain, says if negotiations don’t improve, the stand up strike is going to grow. Meanwhile, former President Donald Trump says he’s coming to Detroit to meet with union members, but Fain says Trump is the problem the UAW is battling. Details at Headlight.News.
Ford CEO Jim Farley frustrated as contract talks near deadline, especially when Fain skips contract presentation. Get perspective about what’s going on in the final hours before the deadline at Headlight.News.