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Gamble takes over as acting UAW president as Jones takes leave...

Amid ongoing scandal for the United Auto Workers, President Gary Jones has taken a leave of absence.  UAW Vice President Rory Gamble assumed the duties...

UAW reaches tentative deal with Ford, FCA merger announced

The state’s dominant automotive industry continues to undergo major changes.  Just as the United Auto Workers (UAW) continues its contract negotiations with the Big 3...

Auto workers ratify contract with GM, end six-week strike

The six-week United Auto Workers strike of General Motors ended Friday afternoon as about 49,000 workers voted to ratify a four-year contract. The union will...

Whitmer orders Michigan overtime pay rule exceeding Trump admin measure

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday directed her Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity to write a rule that would go beyond a Trump administration...

Column: Even when they aren’t fired for being pregnant or gay,...

Pregnant teachers in classrooms are routine these days. But the law didn’t always protect expectant women in any workplace. As part of her stump speech,...

Michigan sees smaller salary growth than neighboring states

A decade removed from the Great Recession, Michigan’s growth in earnings still lags that of its neighbors, according to a new analysis.  Michigan ranks No....

Michigan Air National Guard employees join AFGE

In a vote certified on Oct. 4, Michigan Air National Guard workers chose the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) to become their exclusive...

Rick Haglund: UAW-GM deal will likely boost workers, economy

President Donald Trump could take a lesson in the art of the deal from the United Auto Workers and General Motors Co. A tentative four-year...

GM contract will go before UAW workers

The UAW National Council voted Thursday to accept the tentative agreement with General Motors after a monthlong strike that could deliver big gains for...

UAW looks to have scored big victories in jobs, wages and...

As the UAW National Council is set to meet Thursday to decide whether to recommend its members ratify the tentative deal reached Wednesday with...

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