Labor & Human Resources http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53309/more en Ford CEO Fields' 2014 Salary, Compensation Totals $18.6 Million http://wardsauto.com/ford-ceo-fields-2014-salary-compensation-totals-186-million <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Fields' compensation is based in part on a Ford formula for meeting performance targets, of which 91% were met last year, compared with 112% in 2013.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ford-ceo-fields-2014-salary-compensation-totals-186-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America U.S. Labor & Human Resources Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:55:00 +0000 1249551 at http://wardsauto.com UAW Debating Plan to Fight Automakers' 2-Tier Wages http://wardsauto.com/uaw-debating-plan-fight-automakers-2-tier-wages <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">UAW leaders are calling for "bridging the gap" between the two wage levels paid to Detroit Three hourly workers, but some delegates to the union's bargaining convention want the pay gap eliminated.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/uaw-debating-plan-fight-automakers-2-tier-wages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America U.S. Labor & Human Resources United Auto Workers (UAW) Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:40:00 +0000 1247981 at http://wardsauto.com UPDATE 1-GM, Ford to ask UAW for new lower-pay tier in U.S. -Bloomberg http://wardsauto.com/update-1-gm-ford-ask-uaw-new-lower-pay-tier-us-bloomberg <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Adds comment from GM)</p> <p>March 23 (Reuters) - U.S. automakers General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co are considering asking the United Auto Workers union to create a new tier of lower-paid union workers in their U.S. factories, Bloomberg reported citing people familiar with the matter.</p> <p>The UAW currently has a two-tier wage system, that includes top-paid $28-an-hour assembly workers and the lower-paid second tier, whose wages top out at $19.28.</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-1-gm-ford-ask-uaw-new-lower-pay-tier-us-bloomberg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America U.S. Labor & Human Resources United Auto Workers (UAW) Tue, 24 Mar 2015 02:22:31 +0000 1247331 at http://wardsauto.com Toyota Latest Japanese Company to Raise Worker Pay http://wardsauto.com/toyota-latest-japanese-company-raise-worker-pay <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The automaker's monthly base-pay raise of ¥4,000 per worker is short of union demands for ¥6,000, but it exceeds last year's ¥2,700 boost and is its largest in more than a decade. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/toyota-latest-japanese-company-raise-worker-pay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Japan Finance Labor & Human Resources Unions Wed, 18 Mar 2015 02:25:00 +0000 1244011 at http://wardsauto.com Visteon CEO Leuliette Stepping Down http://wardsauto.com/visteon-ceo-leuliette-stepping-down <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The 65-year-old Leuliette has overseen the supplier's restructuring into specializing in automotive electronics. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/visteon-ceo-leuliette-stepping-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers North America U.S. Labor & Human Resources Restructuring Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:14:00 +0000 1243031 at http://wardsauto.com Report Says Tesla Revamping Sales Leadership http://wardsauto.com/report-says-tesla-revamping-sales-leadership <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Bloomberg reports the electric-vehicle maker will return Jerome Guillen, currently its vice president-global sales and service, to a customer-satisfaction position.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/report-says-tesla-revamping-sales-leadership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy North America U.S. Labor & Human Resources Fri, 13 Mar 2015 12:30:00 +0000 1242181 at http://wardsauto.com GM Names Thai National to Head Operation http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/gm-names-thai-national-head-operation <div class="node-body article-body">Amnat Saengjan will take over as vice president-manufacturing at GM Thailand effective April 1 and will be responsible for both the GM Thailand and GM Powertrain Thailand plant operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/gm-names-thai-national-head-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/gm-names-thai-national-head-operation#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Thailand General Motors Labor & Human Resources Wed, 11 Mar 2015 18:12:00 +0000 1241001 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Amnat Saengjan</strong></p> UAW Aims to Open Door to South at Mercedes in Alabama http://wardsauto.com/north-america/uaw-aims-open-door-south-mercedes-alabama <div class="node-body article-body">“The company provides for me and my family,” says George Jones, who is leading the union’s organizing effort at the Vance plant. “So why would I want to hurt it?”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/uaw-aims-open-door-south-mercedes-alabama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/uaw-aims-open-door-south-mercedes-alabama#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production North America U.S. Mercedes Volkswagen Employment Labor & Human Resources Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1239301 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Alabama plant sole non-unionized Daimler facility in world.</strong></p> Apple Wants Battery Maker's Lawsuit Quashed http://wardsauto.com/apple-wants-battery-makers-lawsuit-quashed <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Apple and five former A123 Systems engineers were sued in February by the battery maker, which accuses the technology titan of hiring engineers who could contribute to development of an electric car.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/apple-wants-battery-makers-lawsuit-quashed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Batteries Electric Vehicles Labor & Human Resources Supply Chain Tue, 10 Mar 2015 22:58:00 +0000 1240321 at http://wardsauto.com Short of Sales Target, Tesla Cuts China Jobs http://wardsauto.com/short-sales-target-tesla-cuts-china-jobs <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The U.S.-based electric-vehicle maker says the job cuts are part of a restructuring plan announced earlier this year, but does not comment on a newspaper report saying 180 of its 600 China positions have been eliminated. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/short-sales-target-tesla-cuts-china-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology China Electric Vehicles Labor & Human Resources Sales Results Mon, 09 Mar 2015 06:01:00 +0000 1238811 at http://wardsauto.com