Latest Labor unions News

Strikes against automakers spread to 38 locations in 20 states, Stellantis and GM are targeted

Sep. 22, 2023 11:08 AM EDT

The United Auto Workers expanded its strike against major automakers Friday, walking out of 38 General Motors and Stellantis parts distribution centers in 20 states. Another 5,600 additional workers joined the strike on top of the 13,000 of the 146,000 members that began the strike...

The United Auto Workers expands its strikes against automakers to 38 locations in 20 states

Sep. 22, 2023 10:27 AM EDT
DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers expands its strikes against automakers to 38 locations in 20 states.

Labor unions say they will end strike actions at Chevron's three LNG plants in Australia

Sep. 21, 2023 23:30 PM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Labor unions said Friday they will end disruptive strike actions at Chevron Corp.'s three liquefied natural gas plants in Australia that provide more than 5% of global LNG supplies. Chevron Australia and the Offshore Alliance said they had accepted an...

Trump says he always had autoworkers' backs. Union leaders say his first-term record shows otherwise

Sep. 21, 2023 15:14 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — When former President Donald Trump visits Detroit next week, he’ll be looking to blunt criticisms from a United Auto Workers union leadership that has said a second term for him would be a “disaster" for workers. Trump will bypass the second Republican...

A new breed of leaders are atop the largest US unions today. Here are some faces to know

Sep. 21, 2023 13:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There will be no Emmy Awards tonight and there are thousands of auto workers on picket lines in Missouri, Michigan and Ohio in a seemingly rapid reemergence of organized labor this year. Unions have nowhere near the pull, or members, that they did decades ago, yet...

Worries are rising about inflated profit expectations on Wall Street

Sep. 21, 2023 08:18 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Corporate profits may have already hit bottom: After falling for much of the last year, S&P 500 companies are expected to report 0.2% profit growth for the summer. While that sounds anemic, it would be the first quarter of growth in a year, according to FactSet....

As writers and studios resume negotiations, here are the key players in the Hollywood strikes

Sep. 20, 2023 20:51 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Negotiations between striking screenwriters and Hollywood studios have resumed and will continue Thursday, the latest attempt to bring an end to pickets that have brought film and television productions to a halt. The two sides have been divided on issues of pay,...

Jeep maker Stellantis makes a new contract offer as auto workers prepare to expand their strike

Sep. 20, 2023 20:34 PM EDT

General Motors and Stellantis announced fresh layoffs Wednesday that they blamed on damage from the United Auto Workers strike, and the labor standoff grew more tense just two days before the union was expected to call for new walkouts. Stellantis provided a glimmer of hope for a...

United Auto Workers threaten to expand targeted strike if there is no substantive progress by Friday

Sep. 19, 2023 23:37 PM EDT

The United Auto Workers union is stepping up pressure on Detroit’s Big Three by threatening to expand its strike unless it sees major progress in contract negotiations by Friday. In a video statement late Monday, UAW President Shawn Fain said workers at more factories will join...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Sep. 18, 2023 07:11 AM EDT

Iron Mountain Daily News. September 12, 2023. Editorial: Check eligibility for heating credit before month’s end Tax credits are not just for tax season, the state advises. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is partnering with the...