Tag: Strike

Impact & Regulations

Ford estimates US strike impact at $1.3 bn

October 27, 2023

Via: Tech Xplore

Ford on Thursday said the need to retore manufacturing operations outweighed the additional costs to sweeten a labor contract to end a strike that has cost it some $1.3 billion. “The important thing for us was to get back to […]


Strike means strong US car sales may be on borrowed time

October 4, 2023

Via: Tech Xplore

Ford reported increased US quarterly sales Wednesday, rounding out a series of upbeat performance updates in a still-robust auto market that has yet to feel significant pain from a labor strike. Ford, one of three US car giants contending with […]

Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

Mack Truck Workers Begin Strike at Plants in 3 States

October 15, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

Thousands of Mack Truck workers were on strike Oct. 13 at plants in three states, the first such walkout in decades. United Automobile Workers union members, many wearing red T-shirts and carrying signs, began picketing in the morning at the […]

Impact & Regulations

GM Losing Patience With UAW Over Nearly Monthlong Strike

October 11, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

General Motors Co.’s chief labor negotiator suggested the United Auto Workers is dragging its feet in responding to the automaker’s latest contract offer in a show of frustration with a strike that’s lumbering toward the one-month mark. GM made a […]

Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

The Shift to Electric Vehicles Propels a Strike Against GM

September 17, 2019

Via: Wired

When United Automobile Workers members walked off the job at 33 General Motors sites around the US on Sunday morning, perhaps the most … striking detail was that they only numbered 46,000. The last time the UAW’s GM workers went […]