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  • Apr 1, 2015
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    Is UAW Willing to Give or Just Take?

    Wall Street is reaping most of the riches of America’s resurgence, why not give a little bit of Wall Street to blue collar workers? That’s the fastest way to help bridge the gap in income inequality....More
  • Newswire

    UAW Debating Plan to Fight Automakers' 2-Tier Wages  

    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....More
  • Newswire

    UPDATE 1-GM, Ford to ask UAW for new lower-pay tier in U.S. -Bloomberg  

    (Adds comment from GM) 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. 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....More
  • Newswire

    Toyota Latest Japanese Company to Raise Worker Pay  

    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....More
  • Newswire

    VW Raises German Workers' Pay, Pensions  

    The contract expiring May 31, 2016 gives some 115,000 IG Metall union members at VW's six Western Germany factories a 3.4% pay raise and the automaker also will pay into a staff pension account....More
  • Newswire

    Toyota, Union Talks Off to Rocky Start  

    The automaker on the first day of negotiations declared the union's demand for a pay raise of ¥13,300 per worker per month "impossible."...More
  • Newswire

    Germany's IG Metall Union OKs 3.4% Pay Raise  

    The pay raise approved by the metalworkers union, Germany's biggest, applies to workers in the country's southwest region, home to automaker Daimler and Tier 1 supplier Bosch....More
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