Labor

GM backs down ending on health coverage for striking workers

As the UAW strike continues, General Motors has decided to continue to offer health care coverage to its almost 50,000 striking employees.  GM released a...

Peters, Stabenow vote against Scalia, confirmed despite Dems’ concerns over his...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Eugene Scalia to lead the U.S. Labor Department, in spite of Democrats’ concerns about his tenure...

Sanders in Detroit: GM treats ‘workers like crap’

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-V.t.), a Democratic presidential candidate, came to General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant with a message of support for striking United...

Michigan House Dems introduce worker protections during Labor Month, UAW strike

A group of Michigan House Democrats on Monday gathered to announce a package of bills focused on improving the compensation, protection and support of...

Slotkin joins UAW members in Lansing as strike hits 8th day

As dozens gathered on street corners around the gates to General Motors’ Lansing Grand River Assembly plant to continue the eighth day of striking...

AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Shuler on UAW strike: ‘We’re ready to fight’

A couple hours after presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) greeted United Auto Workers (UAW) members outside General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant on...

Warren joins UAW workers in Detroit on ‘Solidarity Sunday’

As the United Auto Workers (UAW) strike extended into its seventh day, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined striking workers at General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck...

Rick Haglund: Path to self-driving vehicles could be bumpier than a...

Electric self-driving cars and trucks promise to transform an auto industry that has relied almost exclusively on gasoline-powered vehicles for more than a century...

Updated: Warren, Sanders to do UAW strike support in Detroit

Updated, 5:24 a.m. 9/21/19 with Sanders' visit Presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) announced on Friday that she will visit striking UAW workers in...

U.S. House passes bill to end forced arbitration

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Friday passed legislation that would eliminate forced arbitration clauses in employment, consumer and civil rights cases. If enacted, the...

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