The halting of car production in North America has begun. ABC affiliate, WXYZ, reports: “Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler will close all of their factories due to worker fears about the coronavirus, sources tell 7 Action News. According to Ford, they will suspend production at all manufacturing sites in North America through March 30…

With love in the air as Valentine’s Day approaches, we thought we’d share some proud union moments from the past year that we loved. 1. Teamsters joining in solidarity with striking UAW workers by refusing to deliver GM vehicles Last September, members of the UAW across the country went on strike against GM. The Teamsters…

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…