United Auto Workers expands strike at GM and Ford amid ongoing fight with the Big Three Automakers
On Friday, United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain ordered 7,000 additional workers at Ford and General Motors to go on strike at Friday noon. He announced that members of the union at Ford's Chicago assembly plant and General Motors' Lansing Delta Township assembly plant would leave the job to join the ongoing strike.
Culinary and Bartenders Unions in Las Vegas vote to authorize a strike
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UAW union to announce plans to extend strike as part of their contract dispute with the automakers
The UAW union started its strike on Sept. 14 when the union couldn't reach agreements on new contracts with Ford, General Motors, and Jeep maker Stellantis. However, since the commencement of the strike, there has not been serious progress in contract talks according to the union.
UAW President Slams Trump Michigan Visit
Donald Trump made a public decree that he would visit picketing UAW workers. Trump is seeking a return to the Whitehouse despite his mounting legal challenges. President Joe Biden recently visited the picket line and Trump wishes to hold a rally to support the workers.
Biden Walks Michigan Picket Line
President Joe Biden will visit Michigan today. The visit marks a historic first for a sitting president. President Biden will meet with and walk with the picketing author workers.
Hollywood's Writer's Strike Is Over After More Than 5 Months
Did you miss being able to watch new content on streaming services like Netflix, or watch new movies? The delays for new content may just be over! (Okay, it's not may, it is over.)
WGA, Studios End 146-Day Strike in Tentative Deal
This post was written entirely by AI. Hollywood writers' union and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers announced Sunday night that they will end their almost five-month strike after reaching a tentative agreement with studios. Complete agreement terms must be authorized.
UAW Doesn’t Want Trump to Visit Michigan
It has been reported that Donal Trump wants to visit the picketing auto workers who are striking against the big 3 Detroit car manufacturers. The former president has not remained silent on the negotiations. He has repeatedly called for an end to electric vehicles, criticized UAW President Shawn Fain, as well as bashing President Biden.
Wrigley Field Concession Workers Vote to Authorize Strike Amid Contract Disputes
Union representing Wrigley Field workers says strike could happen "at any moment" In a decisive move, concession workers at Chicago's iconic Wrigley Field have voted to authorize a strike, signaling a potential labor disruption that could happen at any moment. The vote comes after years of contract disputes and grievances among the workers.
Trump to Visit UAW Picketers in MI
Donald Trump is planning on foregoing the Republican debate and wants to visit the striking UAW workers in Michigan. Trump is seeking a return to the Whitehouse despite facing 91 criminal charges. In order to do so he will have to flip Michigan back to red. Michigan voted for Biden in the last presidential election, but Trump carried the state in 2016.
Struck by Lightning and Arresting Armed Poachers: Stories of the Wildlife Conservation Officer
In the realm of law enforcement, few professions are as perilous and enigmatic as that of Wildlife Conservation Officers, commonly known as Game Wardens. These unsung heroes dedicate their lives to safeguarding our natural treasures and preserving the delicate balance of ecosystems. Among their ranks is John Borkovich, a seasoned veteran who recently offered a rare insider's view into the astonishing, often life-threatening situations faced by conservation officers in the line of duty.
UAW Threatens Strike at More Plants if ‘Serious Progress" Isn't Made By Friday
The United Auto Workers union is warning that strikes at additional General Motors, Ford Motor, and Stellantis plants in the U.S. will occur if "serious progress" isn't made in negotiations by noon ET Friday, the UAW President Shawn Fain announced on Monday night.
UAW Says Biden Not Helping with Strike Talks
Recently it has been reported that President Joe Biden and staffers have taken interest in the negotiations between the United Auto Workers and the big three Detroit car companies, Ford, GM, and Stellantis.
21% wage increase offered
AUTO WORKERS are on strike. In an effort to end the strike by the United Auto Workers, Stellantis – which owns Chrysler, Jeep and Fiat – has offered a 21 percent raise for hourly workers.
United Auto Workers' Strike Impact on the US Economy
The United Auto Workers (UAW) strike has commenced, raising concerns about its potential impact on the US economy. While experts suggest that a recession is unlikely, the strike is already causing economic bruising. Gabriel Ehrlich, an economic forecaster at the University of Michigan, points out that the unionized part of the automotive industry, though substantial, no longer holds the same weight in the national economy.
President Biden Faces Challenges as UAW Strikes Over Green Transition and Labor Demands
In the battleground state of Michigan, President Joe Biden's two key priorities—combating climate change and supporting unions—are coming into conflict as the United Auto Workers (UAW) initiate a strike against the country's major automakers. The strike, involving 13,000 workers, is a significant test of Biden's ability to maintain a diverse political coalition while seeking reelection.
UAW Strikes Resumes Amidst Bargaining Tensions with Big Three Detroit Automakers
The United Auto Workers (UAW) and major Detroit automakers, including General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler parent company Stellantis, are set to resume negotiations after a targeted strike initiated by UAW members. Approximately 13,000 autoworkers initiated picketing at three assembly plants located in Michigan, Ohio, and Missouri following the expiration of their contract at 11:59 p.m. ET on Thursday. This strike has effectively halted the production of several popular car models, including the Ford Bronco, Jeep Wrangler, and Chevrolet Colorado.
UAW Officially on Strike
The United Auto Workers are officially on strike. This strike will be the first of its kind. Never before has the UAW struck against all three car companies, Ford, GM, and Stellantis.
Auto Strike Could Be Felt Nationwide
An extended walkout by the United Auto Workers in a contract dispute could raise car prices and affect jobs at the companies’ suppliers. A U.A.W. strike against one or more of Detroit’s Big Three — Ford Motor, General Motors and Stellantis, which owns Chrysler, Jeep and Ram — is likely to quickly affect the U.S. economy, particularly in the Midwest. And a prolonged strike, by crimping the availability of new vehicles, could lead to soaring car prices. The combination of slower growth and higher prices could complicate matters for the Federal Reserve, which has sought to bring down inflation while maintaining job growth.
UAW Strike Strategy Could Use Parts Plants to Weaken Detroit Three
With their strike deadline set for Thursday, September 14 at 11:59 p.m., the UAW is considering various strategies, including a strike of all members, to get management of the Detroit Three (Stellantis, General Motors, and Ford) to reach an agreement that the UAW believes would allow their members to have a fairer wage and to more equitably share in the fruits of their labor.