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'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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Trump takes credit for previously announced deals so often, there's a new word for it

US president Donald Trump’s habit of publicizing investments and jobs that were already planned before he took office has sparked a new contender for the dictionary: 387 more words

Labor History Was Made Here

Behind these locked gates once sat a massive General Motors complex where generations of Flint, Michigan, residents worked.

Known by many as “Chevy in the Hole,” the site is slowly being transformed into an urban park that will be known as Chevy Commons. 188 more words


Tesla Inc employee says plant workers contacted the UAW about forming a union

Tesla Inc. workers at its only auto plant have contacted the United Auto Workers seeking assistance with forming a union, according to a Medium post by a man claiming to be a factory employee. 255 more words


Trump Tweets Threats of Big Taxes to GM Over Small Cars; Ford Rearranges Plants Much to Trump's Delight; Trump's Trade Pick China's Worst Nightmare?


Trump is tweeting again, this time going after General Motors. The President-elect wants to slap some big ugly taxes on the auto company because it imports Chevrolet Cruzes from Mexico instead of making them in the United States. 672 more words

Today's News & Commentary — December 12, 2016

Graduate students who work as teaching and research assistants at Columbia University successfully voted for union representation. As reported in Bloomberg BNA, the vote (1,602 to 623) will allow working students to be represented by… 246 more words

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Columbia Grad Assistants To Vote On Whether To Join Union

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The United Auto Workers may soon be coming to Columbia University to represent graduate teaching and research assistants.

The assistants will vote next month on whether to form a union affiliated with the UAW. 147 more words