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2013-12-02 16:20:13

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- UAW-Ford will give inkless fingerprinting kits to plant employees to keep an identification record of their children -- For every kit given to an employee, another kit will be donated to the local community by the National Child Identification Program -- At least 225,000 kits expected to be given to families, including 50,000 kits earmarked for Detroit Public Schools UAW-Ford is joining forces with the...

2012-11-30 12:20:26

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chrysler Group LLC announced today that it would pay its UAW-represented employees the second half of the $3,500 ratification bonus on Dec. 21, waiving the financial threshold outlined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement that would not have made a potential payment possible until first quarter 2013. Per the national contract Chrysler Group reached with the UAW in October 2011, UAW members were to receive the $3,500 ratification bonus in...

2011-10-12 06:21:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chrysler Group LLC and the UAW have reached a tentative agreement on a new national labor contract, covering approximately 26,000 represented employees. The agreement is subject to UAW member ratification. At this time, we cannot discuss the specifics of the agreement pending a ratification vote - an internal UAW process. SOURCE Chrysler Group LLC

2011-10-04 08:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford commits to add 12,000 hourly jobs in its U.S. manufacturing facilities by 2015, including in-sourcing from Mexico, China and Japan; this is 5,750 hourly jobs more than the previously announced 7,000 U.S. positions to be added by year-end 2012 Ford pledges to invest $16 billion in the U.S. - including $6.2 billion for U.S. plants - to design, engineer and produce more new and upgraded vehicles and components by 2015 Ford says the...

2011-06-06 09:54:00

Partnership includes UAW, ACH and MIOSHA WASHINGTON, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Dr. David Michaels has signed an agreement renewing OSHA's partnership with Ford Motor Co., the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America and Automotive Component Holdings LLC, and welcoming the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration as a new partner. "OSHA's...

2010-10-25 13:40:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FMCS Director George Cohen today announced that UAW President Bob King will be the featured luncheon speaker in Chicago on November 3 for the first of three FMCS-sponsored seminars on health care issues in collective bargaining. The special one-day seminar in Chicago will kick off a special Agency outreach to labor and management representatives to encourage cooperation and collaboration in bargaining on health care issues. Mr. King was...

2010-10-14 16:00:00

WARREN, Mich., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A welded sculpture symbolizing the plight of innocent civilians victimized by a civil war in Africa captured top honors as Chrysler Group LLC and the UAW unveiled an art show that reveals autoworkers' creative side. The jointly sponsored 2010-2011 Artists at Work Exhibition features 85 pieces of art, ranging from sculpture and painting to blown glass and photography by 39 UAW-represented and non-bargaining unit Chrysler employees. UAW and Chrysler...

2010-08-18 13:07:00

BAY CITY, Mich., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors today announced a $20 million investment in its Bay City, Mich. Powertrain operations to produce camshafts for the next generation Ecotec engine, bringing new investment at the plant to $62.5 million this year. "This specific investment results in 15 jobs at the plant, but the cumulative employment impact of these three investments is 113 people," said GM Manufacturing Manager Gerald Johnson. The Ecotec is GM's highest volume,...

2010-03-19 11:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor, Wayne County Executive, Mayor and UAW join employees for celebration All-new 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 to replace seven current V-6 engines, resulting in flexibility, efficient operations and significant cost savings to the company Michigan becomes center of Chrysler Group's powertrain offensive Nearly $1 billion in powertrain investments in Michigan since 2007 With Michigan Governor Jennifer M. Granholm and other local officials in...

2009-05-29 15:18:00

The United Auto Workers said members voted overwhelmingly to accept concessions with General Motors Corp. as the U.S. automaker moves toward bankruptcy. UAW members voted 74 percent in favor of the deal that includes giving up cost-of-living raises and performance bonuses and one paid holiday in 2010 and 2011. The deal also suspends tuition assistance and dental coverage, and reduces prescription drug coverage, the Detroit News reported Friday. It was a tough, but necessary vote, Local 599...