Issues in Big Three-UAW local plant negotiations: Heavy weather ahead

McAlinden, Sean B.
August 1997
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;
Focuses on issues related to local automobile plant negotiations between General Motors Corp. and the United Automobile Workers Union in the United States. Union position regarding outsourcing of subassembly operations; Skills trade reorganization; Contract highlights.


Related Articles

  • General Motors and the UAW deserve each other. Flint, Jerry // Ward's Auto World;Sep98, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p23 

    Comments on a dispute between the United Auto Workers (UAW) union and General Motors company. Information on a strike of the workers at General Motors; Effects of strikes on businesses; Criticism of strategies used by UAW leaders.

  • There is a better way. Gardner, Greg // Ward's Auto World;Sep98, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p25 

    Opinion. Comments on the labour dispute between General Motors Corporation and United Auto Workers union. Views on the hiring of replacement workers during strikes; Importance of discussing various job descriptions; Examination of the national labor agreement.

  • GM strike put squeeze on area parts suppliers. Schneider, A.J. // Indianapolis Business Journal;3/25/96, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p3A 

    Reports on the effect of the United Auto Workers' 1996 strike against General Motors Corp. Creation of a ripple effect that caused layoffs at General Motors' Indiana suppliers.

  • GM strike puts a dent in output. Frasier, Brian // Automotive News;3/25/1996, Vol. 70 Issue 5651, p47 

    Presents information on matters related to the United States automobile industry. How the United Auto Workers strike against General Motors affected that company's production in March, 1996; Recorded decrease in North American vehicle production; Estimate for North American truck production.

  • UAW poised to hit more crucial GM parts plants. Jackson, Kathy // Automotive News;5/5/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5711, p4 

    Focuses on the plans of the United Automobile Workers to strike in two plants of General Motors Corp. Concern on the company's determination to reduce its labor force; Expected impact of the strikes on the firm's production.

  • Strike shuts down GM plants. Defendis, Megan // Crain's Detroit Business;07/28/97, Vol. 13 Issue 30, p38 

    Reports that as a result of failure to reach a contract agreement between General Motors Corporation (GM) and United Auto Workers Local 909 (UAW), workers at GM's transmission plant in Warren, Michigan, took strike action. Challenge UAW is making to GM; Information on the Warren plant.

  • Deals are waiting on back burner. Sherefkin, Robert // Crain's Detroit Business;07/20/98, Vol. 14 Issue 29, p1 

    Reports that a United Auto Workers strike has caused a delay in General Motors Corp.'s merger and acquisition deals with its suppliers. Details on the strike at the General Motors Corp.; Comment from Clifton Roesler, an investment banker; Number of General Motors who lost their jobs during this...

  • Auto dealers have lots with too little. Bridgeforth Jr., Arthur // Crain's Detroit Business;07/20/98, Vol. 14 Issue 29, p22 

    Presents information on the automobile industry in Detroit, Michigan, focusing on the United Auto Workers' strike against General Motors Corp. Impact of this strike on automobile dealers in Detroit; Comment from Mel Polk, sales manager for Century Chevrolet-GEO.

  • UAW must realize competition rules the world today.  // Automotive News;6/22/1998, Vol. 72 Issue 5772, p12 

    Opinion. Focuses on the impact of the United Automobile Workers strike on General Motors (GM) in Flint, Michigan. Business strategy of GM executives; Several measures taken by GM as results of the strike.

  • Nobody will win. Crain, Keith // Automotive News;6/29/1998, Vol. 72 Issue 5773, p12 

    Opinion. Questions whether the United Automobile Workers (UAW) or General Motors (GM) should be the blame for the strike at GM's Flint, Michigan plant. Negotiations between the UAW and GM.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics