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.
Workers in Alabama are staging a fourth attempt to kick the United Auto Workers (UAW) out of their plant following claims that stuffed ballot boxes derailed their last vote.
Volkswagen’s decision to allow multiple employee representatives at the bargaining table could undermine America’s longstanding practice of majority rule in labor relations, according to legal experts.
Sean Moss just wanted to crank out high quality cars when he joined Volkswagen in June 2011, but he is now leading an insurgent campaign to deliver his co-workers from the UAW.
A new Volkswagen policy could open the door for the UAW to gain a foothold in right to work Tennessee despite the union’s defeat in February.
The Kansas chapter of the United Auto Workers union is using its website to draw attention to GM workers who choose not to pay union dues.
UAW Local 31 dedicates an entire page of its website to listing the names and work stations of employees who have opted to exercise their rights not to be in the union. UAW Local 31 lists nearly 30 workers at the Fairfax, Kansas GM plant who are not in the union. The “Scab List” is published under the union website’s “Important Information” section.
The United Auto Workers distributed a list of “scab” workers to members at a plant in right to work Tennessee in an effort to intimidate non-union workers, according to one longtime GM employee.