UAW-American Axle Contract Talks Stall...Like An American Axle PCM?

Let's be clear — that headline's for comedic effect only. Just because we once had trouble with a 2005 Dodge Ram intermittently stalling doesn't mean American Axle PCM's are faulty. But what we're sure is faulty are contract negotiations between the General's big league supplier and the UAW. The strike has shut down… »5/14/08 9:40am5/14/08 9:40am


UAW Ratifies GM Contract, Chrysler Strike Over...Probably

According to the General, the UAW's just ratified the contract penned with GM just a couple of weeks back. That's good news for GM. So, what else? Well, you remember that Chrysler strike? Well, yeah, it looks like Reuters and Dow Jones are now in agreement with Forbes — the strike's over. So basically it looks like… »10/10/07 5:44pm10/10/07 5:44pm

Once Again, With Feeling: UAW Sets Wednesday Strike Deadline For Chrysler

Just two weeks after the UAW organized a national strike on GM, the union has turned its collective-bargaining nuke on Chrysler's manufacturing operations. The UAW's set a deadline, giving Chrysler until 11 am Wednesday to finalize contract negotiations. But the deadline doesn't really mean a strike is inevitable.… »10/09/07 9:30am10/09/07 9:30am

UAW Reportedly Facing Resistance To Deals At Ford, Chrysler

According to the Wall Street Journal, UAW President Ron Gettelfinger's hopes for efficiently achieving new national contracts at Ford and "The New Chrysler" could hit trouble. Union negotiators representing workers at Chrysler have signaled reluctance to tacitly approve an agreement that mirrors the tentative deal… »10/02/07 9:15am10/02/07 9:15am

GM, UAW Agreement Details Out In Open: C3XX Is The New GMT-900 In 2012

In addition to the news on the discontinuation of discounted AOL service and a small rear-wheel-drive platform named Alpha, there's also news from GM's wide world of pickup trucks. Those pretty brand-spankin' new GMT-900 pickup trucks and SUV's from Chevy and GMC? They've already got a replacement platform, and the… »9/29/07 11:30am9/29/07 11:30am

GM, UAW Agreement Details Out In Open: Discounted AOL Service Discontinued!

While thumbing through the Freep's copy of the GM-UAW Agreement, we found a concession we're sure will be quite difficult for the working man to bear. Apparently, despite Ron Gettelfinger's tireless work at the negotiating table, UAW GM active and retired workers will have the program providing AOL internet service at… »9/28/07 6:15pm9/28/07 6:15pm

UAW, GM Settle Strike With Landmark Health Care Deal

The UAW and GM have agreed to a new national labor agreement, the centerpiece of which is a landmark agreement on creation of an independent retiree health care trust run by the UAW. And not to say we told you so — but we've pretty much been correct every step of this way — first in calling there'd be a strike and now… »9/26/07 7:50am9/26/07 7:50am