Labor & Human Resources http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53309/more en GM Korea Union Threatens Strike Over Pay, Work Rules http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/gm-korea-union-threatens-strike-over-pay-work-rules <div class="node-body article-body">Korea’s National Labor Relations Commission can order a 10-day cooling-off period before the union can take strike action.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/gm-korea-union-threatens-strike-over-pay-work-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/gm-korea-union-threatens-strike-over-pay-work-rules#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific South Korea General Motors Globalization Labor & Human Resources Production Sales Results Unions Vehicle Assembly Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:48:00 +0000 1307831 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM Korea hoping new-gen Spark lives up to name on sales front.</strong></p> Porsche Labor Rep Joins Volkswagen Supervisory Board http://wardsauto.com/porsche-labor-rep-joins-volkswagen-supervisory-board <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Uwe Hueck, deputy chairman of the VW-owned sports car maker, replaces Juergen Dorn, the former lead labor representative at truck manufacturer MAN, on the parent company's 20-member board.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/porsche-labor-rep-joins-volkswagen-supervisory-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Germany Labor & Human Resources Unions & Trade Organizations Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:43:00 +0000 1307251 at http://wardsauto.com GM Korea Workers Authorize Strike http://wardsauto.com/gm-korea-workers-authorize-strike <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Union members at GM Korea, which accounts for nearly 20% of the automaker's global production, voted to approve a possible strike over wages and production volumes.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/gm-korea-workers-authorize-strike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Asia Pacific South Korea Labor & Human Resources Production Unions & Trade Organizations Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:22:00 +0000 1307111 at http://wardsauto.com Suzuki Names Successor to Osamu Suzuki as President http://wardsauto.com/suzuki-names-successor-osamu-suzuki-president <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Japanese automaker says Executive Vice President Toshihiro Suzuki has succeeded Osamu Suzuki, who will remain chairman and CEO, as president effective Tuesday.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suzuki-names-successor-osamu-suzuki-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Japan Labor & Human Resources Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:14:00 +0000 1306261 at http://wardsauto.com Takata CEO Compensation Cut in Latest Fiscal Year http://wardsauto.com/takata-ceo-compensation-cut-latest-fiscal-year <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Regulatory filings do not specify Shigehisa Takada's compensation for the fiscal year ended March 31 but it did not exceed ¥100 million, less than half the ¥206 million he received a year earlier.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/takata-ceo-compensation-cut-latest-fiscal-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers Asia Pacific Japan Finance Labor & Human Resources Fri, 26 Jun 2015 06:48:00 +0000 1304911 at http://wardsauto.com Truck Maker MAN Reportedly Cutting 1,800 Jobs http://wardsauto.com/truck-maker-man-reportedly-cutting-1800-jobs <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Volkswagen subsidiary cites efforts to cut costs and restore profitability in eliminating 1,800 jobs at its main trucks division.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/truck-maker-man-reportedly-cutting-1800-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Germany Finance Labor & Human Resources Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:22:00 +0000 1303591 at http://wardsauto.com GM’s Clegg Says Wage Gap Just One Item of UAW Talks http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-s-clegg-says-wage-gap-just-one-item-uaw-talks <div class="node-body article-body">The executive speaks after announcing a $245 million investment to prepare its Orion Twp., MI, assembly plant for a yet-to-be-named product. WardsAuto forecasts a small Cadillac CUV.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-s-clegg-says-wage-gap-just-one-item-uaw-talks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/gm-s-clegg-says-wage-gap-just-one-item-uaw-talks#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Buick Cadillac Chevrolet Capacity Utilization Component Future Products Labor & Human Resources Restructuring United Auto Workers (UAW) Vehicle Assembly Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:02:00 +0000 1302331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Clegg confident of successful UAW talks.</strong></p> UAW’s Williams Critical of Mexico’s Rise; Says Contract Strike Possible http://wardsauto.com/north-america/uaw-s-williams-critical-mexico-s-rise-says-contract-strike-possible <div class="node-body article-body">Successful talks likely will hinge on the 2-tier wage structure put in place at Detroit Three manufacturing plants in 2007.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/uaw-s-williams-critical-mexico-s-rise-says-contract-strike-possible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/uaw-s-williams-critical-mexico-s-rise-says-contract-strike-possible#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America U.S. Chrysler Fiat Ford General Motors Labor & Human Resources United Auto Workers (UAW) Thu, 18 Jun 2015 17:41:00 +0000 1300881 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>UAW President Williams with reporters in Detroit.</strong></p> UPDATE 2-Toyota PR chief arrested on suspected Japan drug violation http://wardsauto.com/update-2-toyota-pr-chief-arrested-suspected-japan-drug-violation <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Adds Toyota comment in paragraphs 4 and 5)</p> <p>By Kiyoshi Takenaka and Maki Shiraki</p> <p>TOKYO, June 18 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp's head of public relations, an American and its first female senior executive, was arrested on Thursday on a suspected violation of Japan's drug laws for sending a painkiller through the mail.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-2-toyota-pr-chief-arrested-suspected-japan-drug-violation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Japan Labor & Human Resources Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:26:38 +0000 1300581 at http://wardsauto.com Ssangyong Can’t Afford Many Misses, But Tivoli a Hit http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/ssangyong-can-t-afford-many-misses-tivoli-hit <div class="node-body article-body">Robust demand and ratcheted-up sales projections for the Tivoli may prove to be a two-edged sword for Ssangyong as the low-volume automaker heads into traditionally contentious contract talks with its workers union. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/ssangyong-can-t-afford-many-misses-tivoli-hit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/ssangyong-can-t-afford-many-misses-tivoli-hit#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific South Korea Ssangyong Capacity Utilization Labor & Human Resources Production Sales Results Wed, 17 Jun 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1295711 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Tivoli&rsquo;s features, low price help shave automaker&rsquo;s thin margins.</strong></p>