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Crain’s Detroit: UAW presses to save Detroit-Hamtramck plant

UAW officials and workers at General Motors Co.’s Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant still hope that the company will reverse a decision next year to end production at the plant and possibly close it. “What we can’t live with is this plant closing,” said Frank Stuglin, the UAW Region 1 director who oversees the plant… Read more at www.crainsdetroit.com >>>

Automotive News: UAW delivers 4,000-plus community letters to GM HQ

Workers criticize Barra for plans to shutter plant she once ran DETROIT — UAW officials hand-delivered more than 4,000 community letters addressed to General Motors leadership on Friday in another effort to reverse the automaker’s decision to end production at four U.S. plants in 2019…. Read more on www.autonews.com >>>

Click on Detroit: UAW holds ‘vigil for our families’ at Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant

DETROIT – It’s a somber holiday season for the thousands of General Motors workers who could possibly lose their jobs. There is expected to be 664 job cuts at the Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant. Thursday afternoon a crowd gathered for what the UAW called a “vigil for our families.” Read more at www.clickondetroit.com >>>

UAW Files Suit Against GM

The UAW has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against General Motors for breach of labor contract. The suit requests that the court order GM to transfer seniority union members to the Fort Wayne, Ind., Assembly Plant in keeping with the contractual agreement between the parties. GM is currently circumventing the agreement by using temporary employees. There are approximately 1,000 seniority employees on layoff nationwide, including 690 employees laid off at the Lordstown Ohio Assembly Plant, many of whom have applied to transfer to openings at the Fort Wayne Plant. “UAW members negotiated a binding agreement and we expect ... Read more