THE BIG PICTURE
- Canadian GM strike idles 7,478. // Crain's Detroit Business;10/21/96, Vol. 12 Issue 43, p49
Reports that General Motors Corporation has idled 115 employees at the Livonia engine plant, as the total number of United States workers laid off because of the Canadian auto strike rose to 7,478. Further information on the strike.
- GM is still top producer in N. America. Domby, Debi // Automotive News;7/27/1998, Vol. 72 Issue 5777, p54
States that despite the strike at General Motors Corp. (GM) the company is still the number one vehicle producer in North America for 1998. Percentage of North American vehicles built by GM, Ford Motor Co., and Chrysler Corp.,; Amount of vehicles lost in production due to the GM strike; When...
- Strike toll is 49,156 GM vehicles. Detkowski, Karen L. // Automotive News;10/28/1996, Vol. 71 Issue 5684, p47
Presents information on limited production resulting from strikes in the automobile industry. Affect of the Canadian Auto Workers strike on the General Motors production; Estimate of vehicle output in North America. INSETS: Plant closings.;Scheduled plant overtime..
- Workers' new lament: Too much overtime. // U.S. News & World Report;10/10/94, Vol. 117 Issue 14, p12
Discusses how unionized workers at a General Motors plant in Flint, Michigan, went on strike in early October 1994. Their complaint that GM is hiking the working hours of experienced workers to avoid the greater expense of hiring and training new ones; Gripes about mandatory overtime; Many...
- Ford maneuvers put pressure on Johnson Controls. Sedgwick, David // Automotive News;2/17/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5700, p37
Reports that workers at Johnson Controls Incorporated walked off the job on January 28, 1996, after the United Automobile Workers failed to negotiate a contract with Johnson. Claims that Johnson is willing to give up a $100 million contract to build seats for the Ford Expedition and Econoline;...
- `Euro-strike' puts new spin on unity of Europe. Chaddock, Gail Russell // Christian Science Monitor;3/10/97, Vol. 89 Issue 71, p5
Reports that when Louis Schweitzer, the chairman of the company Renault, announced plans to close a profitable automobile plant in Belgium, he did not expect to set off a strike in Europe. When workers are expected to stage a protest against Schweitzer's decision; Impact of the decision on...
- St. Louis mechanics okay pact, end strike. Bernstein, Jack // Automotive News;8/23/1993, Vol. 67 Issue 5514, p42
Announces the end of a mechanics' strike against St. Louis dealerships. Lump-sum bonus for mechanics; Premium for Saturday work; Dealer negotiation team; International Association of Machinists Local 777.
- Sometimes you just slug it out. Flint, Jerry // Ward's Auto World;Jun97, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p14
Looks at the benefits of strikes as it relates to the automobile industry in the United States. Reference to the United Auto Workers; Issues which are usually solved by strike action; Impact of strikes.
- Enough trucks despite strike. Frame, Phil // Automotive News;1/17/1994, Vol. 67 Issue 5534, p2
Reports on United Auto Workers and General Motors bargainers' anticipation of a settlement in the strike of workers over local issues at its Shreveport, Louisiana plant. Plant as factory of Chevrolet trucks and GMC compact pickups; Reasons behind the strike; Sufficiency of supply of trucks from...