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Volkswagen workers in Tennessee reject United Auto Workers

Volkswagen workers in Tennessee reject United Auto Workers

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Workers at Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., rejected representation by the United Auto Workers, the union said Friday.

UAW touts vote at Volkswagen assembly plant in Tennessee

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The United Auto Workers says a vote to unionize a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee could lead to a ground-breaking collaborative management approach.

Colorado woman ambushed by bull moose

GRAND LAKE, Colo., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- A bull moose attacked a 30-year-old Colorado woman, inflicting injuries that left her hospitalized, her boss says.
Volkswagen in talks to unionize Tennessee plant

Volkswagen in talks to unionize Tennessee plant

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Volkswagen said it was talking with U.S. union officials as it considers establishing a German-styled works council at its plant in Tennessee.

Public-sector workers protest Detroit bankruptcy

DETROIT, July 23 (UPI) -- Firefighters gathered on the streets of Detroit to protest proposed cuts to worker benefits as part of the city's bankruptcy process, officials said.

UAW's King lays out broad agenda

DETROIT, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- United Auto Workers President Bob King said it is time to energize the labor movement, starting by rebuilding support in Michigan.
Obama weighs in on right-to-work law

Obama weighs in on right-to-work law

LANSING, Mich., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- President Obama entered the right-to-work fray in Michigan, telling Daimler Detroit Diesel workers lawmakers shouldn't be taking away bargaining rights.
1.7 billion motor vehicles

1.7 billion motor vehicles

The prediction of a doubling in the number of motor vehicles on Earth by 2035 would seem to warrant a prescription for birth control.
AL SWANSON, UPI Auto Writer
Santorum calls Dems: Vote against Romney

Santorum calls Dems: Vote against Romney

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Rick Santorum's campaign urged Democrats to vote against Mitt Romney in the Michigan Republican primary Tuesday, a move a Romney spokesman termed shameful.
Leaked UAW documents focus on protests

Leaked UAW documents focus on protests

DETROIT, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- The United Auto Workers union is part of a coalition of groups that is organizing political protests scheduled to begin this spring, leaked documents indicate.
UAW to train members to protest

UAW to train members to protest

DETROIT, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- United Auto Workers chief Bob King said U.S. workers' rights are being trampled by "right-wing Republicans" and "1-percenters" and it's time to take action.

UAW endorses push for greener cars

DETROIT, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- United Auto Workers President Bob King said the union endorses increasing U.S. vehicle fuel efficiency standards for environmental and job-creating reasons.
New life for former Saturn factory

New life for former Saturn factory

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, both U.S. senators and United Auto Workers President Bob King were on hand last week when GM announced its plans for the Spring Hill assembly plant that once produced Saturns.
AL SWANSON, United Press International
UAW faces split vote on Chrysler deal

UAW faces split vote on Chrysler deal

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- United Auto Workers union is stuck with a split vote on a deal with Chrysler, which may send part of it into arbitration, the Detroit Free Press reports.

Ford, UAW deal could go either way

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Approval for the United Auto Workers' tentative deal with U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co. is teetering, union officials said.
Chrysler, UAW reach tentative deal

Chrysler, UAW reach tentative deal

DETROIT, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- The United Auto Workers union, for the third time in a month, said it had reached a tentative contract deal with a major automaker, in this case Chrysler.
UAW approves deal with GM

UAW approves deal with GM

DETROIT, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- The United Auto Workers said rank-and-file members approved a four-year contract with U.S. automaker General Motors with a 64 percent majority.

UAW, Chrysler extend contract

DETROIT, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- The United Auto Workers said Wednesday it has agreed to a contract extension with Chrysler Group LLC, based in Dearborn, Mich.
Local UAW presidents approve GM deal

Local UAW presidents approve GM deal

DETROIT, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Local United Auto Workers presidents in Detroit approved a contract proposal from General Motors, sending it to a vote among 48,500 rank-and-file workers.

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Auto talks inconclusive at deadline

DETROIT, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Two automakers in Detroit agreed to extend the contract that expired Wednesday night and a third may be close to a new contract, the Detroit Free Press said.
UAW to tackle wage gap

UAW to tackle wage gap

DETROIT, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Closing a wage gap between new hires and established workers is job one, United Auto Workers President Bob King says.
Vote to strike against Ford is a formality

Vote to strike against Ford is a formality

CLEVELAND, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Union workers in Ohio are scheduled to vote to authorize a strike against Ford Motor Co., just in case contract negotiations go awry.

UAW plans to shore up bottom line

DETROIT, July 20 (UPI) -- It isn't asking too much for U.S. autoworkers to make it to the middle class, United Auto Workers Union President Bob King said.
UAW president scathing on Ford CEO's pay

UAW president scathing on Ford CEO's pay

DETROIT, March 23 (UPI) -- United Auto Workers President Bob King tipped his hat to Ford President Alan Mulally Wednesday, then said his salary was reprehensible.
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