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UAW Strike: General Motors Reportedly Fed Up

<img data-attachment-id="1692066" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1510751291.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="UAW strike Detroit sept 2019" data-image-description=" Linda Parton/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1510751291-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1510751291-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1692066″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1510751291-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1510751291-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1510751291-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1510751291-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1510751291-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1510751291-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1510751291.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Our last update on the GM-UAW strike revolved around union reps playing hardball on […]

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GM Offer Gets the Cold Shoulder From UAW

<img data-attachment-id="987106" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/General-Motors-Renaissance-Center-with-Marriott-e1492698450918.jpg" data-orig-size="3827,2153" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"AP","camera":"","caption":"The General Motors logo is displayed atop the Renaissance Center in Detroit. The automaker, while doing much better following the government bailout, is still lagging some of its competitors.","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"gm_hq","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="General Motors Renaissance Center HQ" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/General-Motors-Renaissance-Center-with-Marriott-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/General-Motors-Renaissance-Center-with-Marriott-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-987106 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/General-Motors-Renaissance-Center-with-Marriott-610×343.jpg” alt=”General Motors Renaissance Center” width=”610″ height=”343″> […]

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Striking UAW Workers’ Healthcare Now Back on GM’s Tab

<img data-attachment-id="1683840" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_335614826-2.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="UAW HQ" data-image-description=" James R. Martin/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_335614826-2-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_335614826-2-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1683840 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_335614826-2-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_335614826-2-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_335614826-2-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_335614826-2-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_335614826-2-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_335614826-2-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_335614826-2.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> As reports point to progress in efforts by General Motors and the UAW to reach a […]

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UAW and GM Reportedly Closer to Deal As Strike Fallout Fears Grow

<img data-attachment-id="1678044" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,853" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="GM Flint Investment silverado flilnt assembly" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1678044 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> As the strike by General Motors workers in the U.S. enters its 11th day, […]

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As GM-UAW Strike Enters Second Week, Both Sides Wait for the Other to Blink

General Motors seems ready to wait out any resistance to its contract offer by UAW-represented workers, though a prolonged strike could still hurt the company. With the strike by GM workers in the United States now entering its second week, the automaker’s vehicle inventory is healthy enough to weather days and weeks of picketing, but […]

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The Price of Progress: GM and UAW Inch Closer to a Deal As Strike Disrupts Operations Across North America

<img data-attachment-id="987106" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/General-Motors-Renaissance-Center-with-Marriott-e1492698450918.jpg" data-orig-size="3827,2153" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"AP","camera":"","caption":"The General Motors logo is displayed atop the Renaissance Center in Detroit. The automaker, while doing much better following the government bailout, is still lagging some of its competitors.","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"gm_hq","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="General Motors Renaissance Center HQ" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/General-Motors-Renaissance-Center-with-Marriott-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/General-Motors-Renaissance-Center-with-Marriott-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-987106 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/General-Motors-Renaissance-Center-with-Marriott-610×343.jpg” alt=”General Motors Renaissance Center” width=”610″ height=”343″> […]

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GM Strike Sends Ripples Across the Border, Canadian Union Prez Hints at Labor Action to Come

Plenty of workers at General Motors’ Oshawa, Ontario assembly plant soon won’t have much to do, as the UAW’s strike against GM impacts pickup production in Canada. The facility, due to stop producing vehicles by the end of the year, will temporarily lay off over a thousand workers, the automaker’s Canadian arm announced Wednesday. That’s […]

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GM Workers Strike to Get Back What the Recession Stole

The story by now is near-common knowledge: In the throes of the last recession, the nation’s Big Three automakers—General Motors, Chrysler, and Ford—accepted a $51 billion bailout from the federal government, allowing the companies to stave off bankruptcy and eventually recover to reap profits by the fistful. American taxpayers, meanwhile, lost $11.2 billion on this investment by the […]

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The Union vs the General: Battle Continues As Strike Hits Day Three

The United Auto Workers and General Motors are seeking to repair their fractured relationship, sitting down for talks as the union’s strike against its first bargaining partner enters its third day. Workers walked off the job at the automaker’s numerous U.S. plants at midnight Sunday, with the UAW complaining that a last-minute offer should have […]

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Contract Talks Restart; UAW Says GM Took Its Sweet Time Coming Up With Something Half Decent

The United Auto Workers claims General Motors waited almost literally till the eleventh hour to toss out a halfway decent offer, but by that time it was too late to bang out an agreement before an 11:59 p.m. Sunday strike deadline. As talks get underway after GM auto workers hit the streets last night, the […]

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Day Off Work: GM Workers Hit the Picket Line As UAW Strike Kicks Off

<img data-attachment-id="987106" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/General-Motors-Renaissance-Center-with-Marriott-e1492698450918.jpg" data-orig-size="3827,2153" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"AP","camera":"","caption":"The General Motors logo is displayed atop the Renaissance Center in Detroit. The automaker, while doing much better following the government bailout, is still lagging some of its competitors.","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"gm_hq","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="General Motors Renaissance Center HQ" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/General-Motors-Renaissance-Center-with-Marriott-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/General-Motors-Renaissance-Center-with-Marriott-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-987106 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/General-Motors-Renaissance-Center-with-Marriott-610×343.jpg” alt=”General Motors Renaissance Center” width=”610″ height=”343″> […]

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