United Auto Workers (UAW) president Dennis Williams called the bribery allegations brought against the widow of a former union executive “appalling,” adding that they may have led Nissan workers to reject unionization, but denied that they reflect the larger organization.
The United Auto Workers union has turned to federal labor regulators to boost its campaign in the south after workers overwhelmingly rejected its bid to unionize a Mississippi plant.
The indictment of a former union executive’s wife in a federal bribery investigation could complicate the United Auto Workers’ quest to unionize a Nissan factory in right to work Mississippi.
The wife of a former union executive and a former vice president at Fiat Chrysler have been indicted for allegedly violating federal labor law in connection to a bribery investigation.
United Auto Workers president Dennis Williams said he is confident the union will win a historic election in right-to-work Mississippi.
A Michigan union fired back at workers who dropped off the membership rolls by urging its members to isolate them at work.
New union contracts negotiated at American auto manufacturers will lead to a spike in labor costs after years of belt tightening.
Alabama factory workers voted for the fifth time in two years to break ties with the UAW on Tuesday.
Alabama workers are being forced to take a fifth vote to kick out a local UAW chapter despite giving the union the boot in February.
Employees at NTN-Bower Corporation in Hamilton, Alabama, voted 82-50 to kick UAW (United Auto Workers) Local 1990 out of the ball bearings plant. Friday’s secret ballot election was the fourth arranged to determine the union’s future at the company. The workers won the right to withdraw from the union, which has represented them since 1976, after a two-year campaign.