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Canadian auto union says it's learned its lesson about 'the hug' from last summer

TORONTO — It was the hug seen ‘round the world.

The Detroit Three automakers and the United Auto Workers (UAW) union were settling down to begin labour negotiations last summer. 706 more words

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Auto workers union endorses Clinton | TheHill

The UAW whose members had their jobs saved by President Obama’s stimulus bill have no endorses Hillary Clinton. Dennis Williams, the president of the United Auto Workers, endorses Hillary Clinton today on Hardball with Chris Matthews. 58 more words

Bob King

Occupation: labor union administrator
Born: August 18, 1946
Education:
Grad., University Michigan, 1968
JD, University Detroit, 1973
Career:
President, United Auto Workers, 2010—
Vice president, United Auto Workers, 1998—2010… 244 more words

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Today’s News & Commentary — April 26, 2016

Once a friend of the United Auto Workers, Volkwagen has truly become a foe.  The New York Times reports that yesterday “Volkswagen announced that it would go to federal court to appeal a recent victory by the U.A.W.   285 more words

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Legislating from the Bench: Court Strikes Down Wisconsin Right-to-Work Law 

Right-to-work laws prohibit businesses and unions from reaching agreements that require all workers, not just union members, to pay union dues. Twenty-four other states have such laws. 307 more words

Politics

Ford Announces $1.6 Billion Investment in Mexico

DETROIT/WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co (F.N) on Tuesday announced it would invest $1.6 billion to build more small cars in Mexico, starting in 2018, triggering a fresh blast of criticism from Republican front-runner Donald Trump. 663 more words

Manufacturing

Ford Boosts Investments in Mexico Despite Election Year Controversy

Ford Motor Company, criticized by Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump for manufacturing outside the United States, announced on Tuesday that it would invest $1.6 billion to build more small cars in Mexico, starting in 2018. 492 more words

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