Tag: Supplier

UAW welcomes Magna Seating Members: Spring Hill Plant Votes Overwhelmingly to Join UAW

Spring Hill, Tenn. – By a nearly unanimous vote workers at Magna Seating International, a new facility in Spring Hill, Tenn. voted last evening to join the UAW International Union. The 230 workers build seats for the new Cadillac XT5 and GMC Acadia in a state of the art 122,500 square foot facility near the Spring Hill General Motors Manufacturing plant. “Members voted 192-1 last evening to join the UAW,” said Ray Curry, director of UAW Region 8. “We welcome the new members, 230 workers of Magna, to the UAW family and look forward to begin bargaining with Magna,” said ... Read more

Feds Charge Alabama Hyundai Supplier Illegally Threatened to Close Plant to Stifle Worker Organizing

Labor Board Demands Company Make Shop Floor Announcement that Workers Have Right to Organize — Workers Vow to Continue Speaking Out for Safe, Good Jobs Selma, Ala. – The federal government has charged Lear Corp., a major supplier to Hyundai, with illegally threatening on multiple occasions to close its Selma factory in an effort to intimidate workers who are organizing for higher pay and basic health and safety protections. In its complaint, the National Labor Relations Board also alleged that Lear supervisors interrogated workers over their support for organizing a union at the plant and repeatedly threatened them with job loss, ... Read more