Jackson greets workers, stumps for march

DETROIT, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- The Rev. Jesse Jackson and a union leader said they greeted Detroit-area autoworkers Tuesday morning to get support for a march scheduled for Saturday.
Bob King: UAW 'a force for innovation'

Bob King: UAW 'a force for innovation'

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Aug. 2 (UPI) -- United Auto Workers President Bob King in Michigan said it was time for employers to look at union workers as a benefit, rather than a liability.
UAW nominates Bob King for president

UAW nominates Bob King for president

DETROIT, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- The United Auto Workers nominating team in Detroit said it unanimously selected Bob King to replace retiring UAW President Ron Gettelfinger.

Likely new UAW president praised

DETROIT, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The likely next president of the U.S. United Auto Workers union has wide-ranging respect among both labor and management, analysts say.

Ford says employee buyouts on the way

DETROIT, June 14 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. says a gathering of its plant managers and top union officials was told more employee buyouts are on the way for struggling U.S. automaker.

Ford pushing buyouts with carrot and stick

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. is moving aggressively to sell its buyout program to its U.S. union workforce with enticements of tuition, health benefits and cash.

Ford, Auto Workers reach agreement

DETROIT, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. and the United Auto Workers agreed on a tentative contract Saturday after nearly 40 hours of marathon bargaining.

Ford-UAW talks move into high gear

WAYNE, Mich., Oct. 15 (UPI) -- United Auto Workers talks with Ford Motor Co., the last of the Detroit automakers without a union agreement, moved into high focus Monday.

Ombudsman charged with keying councilman

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- A parking dispute has led to the ombudsman in a South Carolina municipality being charged with defacing a city councilman's car with a key.

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Nissan workers say no to UAW

SMYRNA, Tenn., Oct. 4 (UPI) -- United Autoworkers officials say the rejection of union representation by employees at Nissan's sprawling assembly plant in Tennessee is a setback but organizin

Stakes high in UAW Nissan vote

CHICAGO, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- The stakes are high for the United Auto Workers in Wednesday's scheduled unionization vote at the Nissan plant in Smyrna, Tenn.
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