UAW Local 699 ratifies new Nexteer contract

BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP, MI — Nexteer Automotive workers represented by UAW Local 699 in Saginaw County ratified a proposed five-year contract Friday, Dec. 18. “The people have spoken and that’s the vote,” said UAW Local 699 President Rick Burzynski. Read more on MLIVE.com >>>

Detroit Lions Holiday 4 Pack offer for the Quick Lane Bowl

Minnesota vs. Central Michigan Monday, December 28, 2015 5:00PM at Ford Field UAW FAMILY HOLIDAY FOUR PACK with THE WORKS FOOD PACKAGE A $280 value for only $119 *Plus Fees 4 Lower Level Seats 4 “The Works” Food Vouchers each good for 1 Hot Dog, Chips and 1 20 oz. Soda *Minimum of 4 ticket

Union OKs Kohler contract, ending strike

More than 2,000 Kohler Co. union employees are heading back to work after voting Wednesday night to accept a new four-year labor contract, bringing an end to a 4 ½-week-old strike at Sheboygan County’s largest employer. The labor deal includes compromises by both sides on health care costs and a two-tier wage system that the

Kohler, union reach tentative deal on new contract

Negotiators for Kohler Co. and the United Auto Workers have reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract, the local union president said Tuesday night. If approved by the membership of UAW Local 833, the deal would end a strike by some 2,000 workers that began four and a half weeks ago. Read the

Detroit casino workers ratify new contract

Workers at Detroit’s three casinos ratified a new 5-year contract Sunday — ending months of contentious and complicated negotiations and providing relief to thousands of workers. Joe Daugherty, president of Unite Here Local 24 and head of the bargaining committee for a group of unions, said in an email that a majority of workers at all

All state worker unions ratify contracts

LANSING – With Friday’s ratification by the nearly 17,000-member United Auto Workers Local 6000, members of all state government employee unions have OK’d contracts for 2016 and beyond. With the UAW’s sign-off, collective bargaining agreements for five of Michigan’s six state worker unions, representing about two-thirds of the state government workforce, will now go before the

Statement on US WTO Complaint Regarding Chinese Tax Exemption on Aircraft

“International trade plays a vital role in our economy, accounting for roughly thirty percent of the GDP and directly impacting millions of jobs. Unfortunately, many of our trading partners routinely cut corners and break rules to get an unfair advantage both stateside and abroad. The consequences are severe as millions of jobs in the manufacturing

Volkswagen Skilled Trades Employees Vote Overwhelmingly For UAW Local 42

OFFICIALS APPLAUD WORKERS ‘COURAGE AND PERSISTENCE,’
 URGE VOLKSWAGEN TO RESPECT DECISION CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Skilled trades employees at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant have voted overwhelmingly to designate UAW Local 42 as their representative for the purpose of initiating collective bargaining. In a two-day election on Thursday and Friday, 152 skilled trades employees cast ballots. The National Labor

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