Over 75,000 Kaiser Permanente workers threaten strike

Thousands of healthcare workers march down Vermont to call for the urgent need for improved working conditions, better support systems and increased investment in the healthcare workforce at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center in Hollywood on Monday, Sept. 4, 2023 in Los Angeles, CA. Dania Maxwell | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images More … Read more

UAW strike expands to 38 more facilities at GM and Stellantis

DETROIT — The United Auto Workers is expanding strikes to 38 parts and distribution locations across 20 states, targeting General Motors and Stellantis, UAW President Shawn Fain said Friday morning. The union will not initiate additional strikes at Ford Motor, as the company has proven it’s “serious about reaching a deal,” Fain said in a … Read more

Striking unions impacting the economy at a level not seen in decades

The auto workers’ strike is the latest in a series of labor-management conflicts that economists say could start having significant growth impacts if they persist. So far, the United Auto Workers stoppage has impacted just a small portion of the workforce with limited implications for the broader economy. But it is part of a pattern … Read more

UAW will strike at more U.S. auto plants if serious progress isn’t made

Blue Cross Blue Shield employees show their support to members of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union as they march through the streets of downtown Detroit following a rally on the first day of the UAW strike in Detroit, Michigan, on September 15, 2023.  Matthew Hatcher | AFP | Getty Images DETROIT – The United … Read more

Stellantis offers raises, inflation protection to UAW as strikes continue

Demonstrators during a United Auto Workers (UAW) practice picket outside the Stellantis Mack Assembly Plant in Detroit, Michigan, US, on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023. Jeff Kowalsky | Bloomberg | Getty Images Stellantis said Saturday that its most recent proposal to the United Auto Workers includes raises of nearly 21% over the course of the contract, … Read more

UAW strike brings blue collar battle, Bernie Sanders to Detroit

DETROIT — The United Auto Workers strike is bringing a blue-collar versus billionaire battle to the Motor City, just as UAW President Shawn Fain wanted. The outspoken union leader has weaponized striking — historically a last resort for the union — after less than 24 hours into a work stoppage arguably better than any UAW … Read more

UAW strike hits Ford, GM, Stellantis plants

DETROIT – Thousands of members of the United Auto Workers went on strike at three U.S. assembly plants of General Motors, Ford Motor and Stellantis, after the union and the automakers failed to reach a deal on a new labor contract Thursday night. “The UAW Stand Up Strike begins at all three of the Big Three,” the union said … Read more

Trump criticizes UAW leadership amid strike, warns auto workers’ jobs are moving to China

Donald Trump and Kristen Welker Getty Images WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump warned that U.S. auto workers’ jobs will move to China and accused the United Auto Workers’ leadership of failing its members, thousands of whom went on strike Friday against General Motors, Ford and Stellantis. “The auto workers will not have any jobs, Kristen, because … Read more