Auto Workers

Auto Workers

After nine months, the Honeywell lockout has finally come to an end. 300 workers at Honeywell International Aerospace in South Bend, Indiana voted on Saturday, February 25 to ratify a five-year contract. The big story here was the concessions pushed through by UAW....
Labor Around the World

Labor Around the World

One of the world’s largest ever industrial actions occurred earlier this month in India. Tens of millions of public sector workers, from state bank employees to power station workers to school faculty, protested against government policies. Relationships continue to...
SEIU Watch

SEIU Watch

It’s LM-2 season, which means we get to look at the financial expenditures of labor unions for the previous year. The most compelling bit of information that came from SEIU International’s LM-2 was its contribution to “Political Activities” – $27.7 million in all....
Whistlin’ Dixie

Whistlin’ Dixie

Volkswagen is currently refusing to bargain with the UAW as the representative of 165 skilled maintenance workers at its Chattanooga plant. They took it a step further in late December when they filed for an appeal of the NLRB decision that determined the unit size....
Detroit News

Detroit News

Negotiations between UAW and the Big Three are officially over as of a couple weeks ago.  The agreed upon changes in labor costs are as follows: Fiat Chrysler: From $47 per worker per hour today to $56 by 2019 General Motors: From $55 per worker per hour today to $60...