Inside The UAW's Opulent Lakeside Resort

Earlier this year, the United Auto Workers decided to sell its money-losing 1,000-acre resort and golf course. Now, while GM files for its IPO, new UAW leadership is pulling the resort off the market. Here's a look inside. » 8/19/10 12:40pm 8/19/10 12:40pm

New UAW President: Keep Your Nonunion Cars Off My Lawn

UAW President Bob King wrote a two-page letter to a reporter explaining why he wasn't allowed to park his Toyota Camry at a UAW hall lot (or any union property): Toyota hates the First Amendment. [KCBJ, Detroit News] » 8/19/10 10:30am 8/19/10 10:30am

Breaking! UAW Holds Special Super-Double-Secret Ford Meeting


UAW leadership for all FoMoCo plants in the US met yesterday afternoon under direction of UAW head Ron Gettelfinger and Bob King, the new veep in charge of contract talks with the Dearborn-based automaker. Although local leaders speculated the topic of the meeting was buyouts, specifically the company-wide kind — no… » 8/30/06 10:00am 8/30/06 10:00am

The Jalopnik Morning Shift


• What do you get two Swedes on their 50th anniversary? [NYTimes]
• The exhaust system may be the only thing we can afford on a Ferrari. [tubistyleusa.com]
• He's already like the best golfer ever — why not try racing? [BBC]
• Rule #326: If you're Allen Iverson, don't loan your car out to shady-ass cousins. [Toronto… » 4/20/06 8:45am 4/20/06 8:45am