Autoworkers are mourning the loss of one of their own after he was struck on the picket line by a car. USA Today reports: ” A United Auto Workers picket was struck and killed Tuesday by a driver outside the General Motors plant in Spring Hill amid an ongoing strike. UAW union officials released a statement Tuesday about…

UAW members who work for Volvo Group’s Mack trucks are officially on strike. USA Today reports: “More than 3,600 hourly workers at Mack Trucks Inc., in Florida, Maryland and Pennsylvania went on strike at six plants at 11:59 p.m. Saturday seeking “fair pay and benefits,” the UAW confirmed early Sunday. ‘UAW members get up every day and put in…

GM workers are receiving a strike benefits increase as they enter their fourth week off the job. CNN Business here: “As the United Auto Workers union strike against General Motors reached the end of its fourth week Sunday, the union moved to raise the level of financial support for nearly 50,000 GM workers who walked off…

GM has abruptly cancelled health benefits for striking workers. And to make matters worse, the cancellation takes effect immediately. ABC affiliate, WXYZ reports: “General Motors is playing hardball with striking UAW members. The company is pulling the plug on the healthcare coverage effective Tuesday, Sept. 17. That means the tab will have to be picked…

The Teamsters will be there for autoworkers if the UAW goes on strike tonight. Fox Business reports: “The Teamsters won’t be transporting General Motors vehicles during the United Auto Workers’ strike. International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa said on Sunday that its members will stand in solidarity with the UAW and honor its picket lines as the…