Proposed GM contract lifts wages, closes 4 plants

Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images General Motors has reached an agreement with the United Auto Workers to end a month-long strike, and the automaker’s idling manufacturing facility in Lordstown, Ohio will officially close as part of the deal. But a planned sale of the facility to a new electric truck startup called Lordstown Motors, which is partially owned by struggling electric vehicle maker Workhorse Group, is still on, The Verge has learned. “It’s still our intention to sell the plant to Lordstown Motors,” Jim Cain, GM’s senior manager for sales and executive communications, tells The Verge. News of the sale to Workhorse was first announced by President Trump in May, who touted it as “GREAT NEWS FOR OHIO!” The president had previously berated GM for wanting to close... Continue reading…

Proposed GM contract lifts wages, closes 4 plants

General Motors' proposed agreement to end a labor strike includes a wage increase and faster transition to fulltime status for temporary workers but permanently shuts four plants, according ...

Thu 17 Oct 19 from TechXplore

UAW leaders reach tentative deal with GM to end US worker strike

Leaders of the United Auto Workers announced Wednesday they have reached a tentative deal with General Motors to end a nationwide strike.

Wed 16 Oct 19 from TechXplore

Auto suppliers hit as GM strike in US grinds on

As the General Motors strike grinds on, more auto suppliers and contractors are sending workers home, adding to the economic drag on Michigan and other US midwestern car manufacturing hubs.

Thu 10 Oct 19 from TechXplore

GM strike negotiations take 'turn for the worse': union

Negotiations to resolve a three-week-old strike at General Motors for better pay, benefits and job security have taken "a turn for the worse," a top negotiator with the United Autoworkers Union ...

Mon 7 Oct 19 from TechXplore

UAW-GM tentative agreement: Detroit plant stays open, Lordstown and two others close - Roadshow

Detroit-Hamtramck will remain open, per this agreement, and it will likely build an electric pickup truck.

Thu 17 Oct 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

GM still plans to sell Lordstown plant to EV startup after UAW strike

Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images General Motors has reached an agreement with the United Auto Workers to end a month-long strike, and the automaker’s idling manufacturing facility ...

Thu 17 Oct 19 from The Verge

GM and UAW reach proposed tentative agreement to end strike - Roadshow

Until a meeting on Thursday, however, the strike will continue.

Wed 16 Oct 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

UAW, GM close in on tentative deal to end strike, report says - Roadshow

Meanwhile, the UAW and GM are staying quiet about what the final agreement may include.

Tue 15 Oct 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

UAW-GM strike closes in on one month as negotiations continue - Roadshow

We asked what the sticking points are in negotiations, but GM and the UAW are both staying quiet.

Tue 15 Oct 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

GM makes public plea for union to resolve UAW strike - Roadshow

The automaker released a letter to the public urging the union to strike an agreement.

Fri 11 Oct 19 from CNET

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