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UAW, GM leaders have a deal to end strike, now workers will decide

9:56pm BST

DETROIT General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers union reached a tentative deal on Wednesday for a new four-year labor deal, moving closer to ending a costly month-long strike that shut down GM's most profitable factories in a test of wills over the future of U.S. auto industry jobs. | Video

GM appeals directly to employees as strike losses mount, riling UAW

12 Oct 2019

DETROIT/WASHINGTON General Motors Co took the unusual step of appealing directly to its unionized employees in a blog post on Friday that laid out its latest offer aimed at ending a month-long strike, drawing an angry response from the union that the automaker was trying to "starve ... workers off the picket lines." | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-GM appeals directly to employees as strike losses pile up

11 Oct 2019

DETROIT/WASHINGTON, Oct 11 General Motors Co took the unusual step of appealing directly to employees in a blog post on Friday that laid out the terms of the automaker's latest offer aimed at ending a month-long strike.

GM, UAW clash over how to reach deal to end lengthy strike

11 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON/DETROIT General Motors and the United Auto Workers (UAW) union clashed late Thursday over how to end a 25-day strike that has cost the company over $1 billion, according to letters seen by Reuters.

Talks between UAW and GM take 'turn for the worse' - union official

06 Oct 2019

DETROIT Talks for a new four-year labour contract between General Motors Co and its striking workers took a "turn for the worse" on Sunday after the United Auto Workers rejected the largest U.S. automaker's latest offer but the two sides were still talking. | Video

UAW-GM picket lines become 2020 U.S. presidential campaign battleground

24 Sep 2019

DETROIT/WASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is scheduled to join United Auto Workers members on a picket line in Detroit on Wednesday, underscoring the extent to which the longest auto worker strike in nearly 30 years has become a political event.

Electric vehicle startup Rivian gets a jolt from big Amazon.com van order

19 Sep 2019

DETROIT Electric vehicle startup Rivian Automotive LLC got a big boost from one of its investors on Thursday when Amazon.com announced it was ordering 100,000 electric delivery vans.

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