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Mercedes-Benz Workers Reject UAW

Mercedes-Benz Workers Reject UAW

Workers at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Vance, Alabama have voted overwhelmingly against being represented by the United Auto Workers union. The Detroit Free Press reports the final vote count was 2,045 for and 2,642 against UAW representation. Click here to read the full story in the Detroit Free Press.

UAW Loses 13,000 Members in One Year

UAW Loses 13,000 Members in One Year

The United Auto Workers union has lost 13,000 members in the last year alone, according to official government filings the union made. The UAW fell to 370,000 members at the end of 2023, down from 383,000 in 2022, resulting in the lowest membership in a decade and a half. Despite […]

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UA, AU to UAW: Cease and Desist

UA, AU to UAW: Cease and Desist

YellowhammerNews.com is reporting the University of Alabama and Auburn University have sent a “cease and desist” letter to the UAW for what it says are infringements on their trademarks. The statement, issued jointly by the two universities reads, in part: “The United Auto Workers are currently infringing on the intellectual […]

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Nissan Workers Vote to Decertify UAW

Nissan Workers Vote to Decertify UAW

Several online sources report employees at a Nissan parts distribution center in New Jersey have voted to decertify the UAW. Workers in Somerset, New Jersey filed a petition in April to rid themselves of the union. The union was certified in 2020 according to reports. On May 1, the decertification […]

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Bargaining In Bad Faith? No Contract After A Year

Bargaining In Bad Faith? No Contract After A Year

UAW staff organizers employed by the UAW claim the UAW refuses to negotiate in good faith with its staff. UAW staff organizers voted to unionize more than year ago. Today, the staff organizers still do not have a contract. Labor Union News reports: Following their unionization last year, union organizers […]

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GM, Stellantis Sales Hurt by UAW Strike

GM, Stellantis Sales Hurt by UAW Strike

Bloomberg is reporting that General Motors Co. and Stellantis reported slowing US sales growth in December of 2023, as it tried to recover from United Auto Workers strikes at four assembly plants. Stellantis reported a 1% drop in sales, according to Bloomberg. Meanwhile, Hyundai sales gained 5% during the same […]

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