Latest United Auto Workers News

1,000 CNH Industrial workers strike in Iowa, Wisconsin

May. 02, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

More than 1,000 workers at two CNH Industrial plants went on strike Monday in search of a better deal with the company that makes agriculture and construction equipment. The United Auto Workers union said the workers in Racine, Wisconsin, and Burlington, Iowa, went on strike at noon...

Atlantic City dealers' union backs casino smoking ban

Apr. 28, 2022 17:53 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A union representing Atlantic City casino dealers is calling on New Jersey lawmakers to prohibit smoking in the resort’s casinos. The United Auto Workers wrote earlier this week to state legislators asking them to hold hearings on a bill that would...

Union workers on strike at Sheboygan manufacturing company

Apr. 04, 2022 16:42 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — More than 265 union workers at a manufacturing company in Sheboygan went on strike Monday after the two sides failed to a agree on a labor contract that expired Friday. United Auto Workers Local 1472 members began picketing Vollrath Co., which specializes in...

Ex-UAW official pleads guilty to embezzling $2.2M from union

Mar. 26, 2022 13:56 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A former official at a suburban Detroit branch of the United Auto Workers has pleaded guilty to charges that he embezzled more than $2 million in union money. Timothy Edmunds, 54, pleaded guilty Friday to one count each of embezzling union funds and money laundering...

Masks optional at auto plants not in high virus risk areas

Mar. 03, 2022 23:51 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Face masks will be optional for U.S. union auto workers, as long as their factories are in counties that are not at high risk for the novel coronavirus. A task force of officials from Ford, General Motors, Stellantis and the United Auto Workers union decided to drop...

Musk invites auto union to hold organizing vote at factory

Mar. 03, 2022 13:09 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Elon Musk is inviting the United Auto Workers union to hold an organizing vote at Tesla's factory in Fremont, California. On Twitter Wednesday, Musk wrote that he invited the union to hold a vote at its convenience. “Tesla will do nothing to stop them,” he wrote....