Last year's successful strikes may prompt more labor actions in 2024

Jan 15, 2024
Workers were watching as strikers won concessions from Hollywood studios and Detroit automakers.
Washington Post employees walk a picket line during their 24-hour strike in December of last year.
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UAW win highlights concerns over risks for workers in clean energy transition  

Nov 13, 2023
The UAW fought for protection if factories shut down. But workers in other carbon-intensive industries could find themselves displaced.
With an eye toward the eventual electrification of vehicle production, the United Auto Workers worked with GM to bring battery manufacturing under its contract. 
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General Motors and UAW reach tentative contract agreement, potentially ending 6-week strike

Oct 30, 2023
The deal follows the pattern set with Ford last week and Jeep maker Stellantis over the weekend.
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As GM announces quarterly results, all eyes are on strike's effects

Oct 24, 2023
Investors — and the union — will be scrutinizing the numbers for clues about how the extended work stoppage is affecting the companies.
Because only two weeks of the UAW strike were in Q3, earnings may not take much of a hit — but keep an eye on forecasts.
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UAW strike strategy sets companies against each other

Sep 25, 2023
The union is making a bet that inconvenienced drivers will side with them – which would put pressure on the Big Three car companies to make a deal.
On Friday, the UAW expanded its strike to several Stellantis and GM auto parts facilities, including this one in Naperville, Ill.
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Is a four-day workweek possible for blue-collar workers?

Sep 19, 2023
A four-day workweek, which is among UAW contract demands, could make companies more efficient. But some think it could cause burnout.
The United Auto Workers are on strike at certain plants across the U.S. Among their contract demands are a four-day week with no reduction in pay.
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Automakers rely on temp and "tiered" workers. The UAW wants them to stop.

Sep 18, 2023
The practice dates back to the federal bailout in the 2000s.
Up to 40% of autoworkers in some plants are tiered, according to Syracuse University professor Tod Rutherford.
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How are car dealers feeling about the UAW strike?

Sep 15, 2023
Solid Inventory is keeping some worries away for now. But a prolonged strike could hurt the industry, one expert says.
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The UAW strike is also about EVs and the future of auto industry jobs

So far, the UAW is holding a limited strike at three plants across three states.
Members of the UAW began striking last night at a select few factories and plants across the Midwest.
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For some striking workers, small can be mighty

Sep 14, 2023
The United Auto Workers may focus its actions on specific plants, instead of organizing a broad work stoppage, if contract negotiations fail.
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