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Elon Musk Stock-Option Tweet Violated U.S. Labor Law, UAW Alleges

The United Auto Workers is asking the federal labor board to investigate Tesla Inc. over a tweet by Elon Musk.

In a complaint filed Wednesday and obtained by Bloomberg News, the union alleges that the electric-car maker violated the National Labor Relations Act by threatening to take away employee stock options in retaliation for engaging in protected union activity. 1,013 more words

Local UAW members prepare to vote on Freightliner contract

Ongoing contract negotiations with Daimler Truck could have a local impact. On Saturday, United Auto Workers union chapters will hold votes on an offer from the company, which operates two Freightliner plants here and one in Upstate South Carolina. 265 more words

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Local organizer glimpses challenge of building worker power in South

Lured by generous tax incentives and low wages, foreign automakers have steadily increased their footprint in Southern states over the last two decades. Their employees earn less than union members at the Big Three domestic automakers, but attempts to organize workers in the South’s new, foreign-owned plants have almost always failed. 737 more words


Leftist Labor Unions Losing Clout

Leftist Labor Unions Losing Clout
by JBS President Emeritus John F. McManus

During August 4-5, voting for or against unionization was heavy at the Nissan plant in Canton, Mississippi. 666 more words


Ventra Assembly workers reject contract

UAW Local 251 employees at Ventra Assembly Windsor have voted 83 per cent to reject a proposed contract.

The 180 Ventra Assembly employees gathered at Fogolar Furlan on Saturday morning to listen to the proposal submitted by the company. 57 more words

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Top Backers Renew Support For Union At Nissan In Mississippi

CANTON, Miss. (AP) – High profile backers of a union at Nissan’s Mississippi plant are renewing their support for the United Auto Workers.

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez addressed UAW supporters by videoconference Tuesday, two days before 3,700 workers begin voting on whether the UAW should represent them. 97 more words


'Horrendous' NAFTA the target of Unifor/UAW partnership

The Trump administration has found a pair of powerful allies in its push for a major overhaul of the NAFTA trade agreement — two of North America’s biggest private-sector labour unions. 708 more words

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