Why is the UAW on strike? It is their contract requirement

As the United Auto Workers enters today four of its strike against Detroit’s Big Three, the stake will be higher for car manufacturers Ford, General Motors and Stellantis. UAW President Shawn Fain has threatened to the target several factories for work stoppages if “serious progress” towards an agreement has not been reached by Friday at … Read more

The small town of Wayne, Michigan becomes a battleground for the UAW-Big Three

Ford Motor announced that 600 non-striking workers have been temporarily laid off, hours after workers in a separate part of the plant walked off the job early this morning. Leaders of the United Auto Workers tapped workers there early Friday to start a historic strike against the BigThree automakers, drawing national attention to the small … Read more

The Detroit UAW is heading for a strike. This is what it would look like.

Detroit auto workers plan to walk off the job Friday if their union leaders can’t agree on a new labor contract with Ford, General Motors and Stellantis. United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain said during a Facebook Live event late Wednesday that members will use a so-called “stand up” strike strategy, in which workers “in … Read more

Autoworkers could go on strike within days. Here’s what you need to know

The clock is ticking for Detroit’s three major automakers to sign a new labor contract and avoid a work stoppage that could cost the U.S. economy billions of dollars. Ford, General Motors and Stellantis (formerly Fiat Chrysler) have until 11:59 a.m. Thursday to reach an agreement or face a potential strike by more than 140,000 … Read more