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A Volkswagen worker polishes the logo on the front of a car coming off the assembly line. (Credit: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/GettyImages)

UAW Leaders: Consensus Reached With Volkswagen

UAW officials say the creation of Local 42 will avoid the need for another election that could involve “third-party interference.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2014

Newly elected UAW President Dennis WIlliams--file photo. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

UAW Launches New Strategy In Drive To Organize VW Plant

UAW Local 42 aims to represent workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2014

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Detroit Tigers On Hand As Balduck Park Reopens With Help From Ford, UAW

Detroit Tigers Torii Hunter, Austin Jackson, Rajai Davis and Tigers great Willie Horton were on hand for Saturday’s opening ceremonies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2014

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UAW-Ford Funds Restoration Of Detroit Ballpark

Improvements to the neighborhood ballpark include the installation of bleachers, an updated scoreboard, landscaping and new restrooms.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2014

Newly elected UAW President Dennis WIlliams--file photo. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

New Face Of UAW Stresses Membership Solidarity, Bridging Pay Gaps

Attendees heard from Teamsters President James Hoffa, followed by newly-elected UAW President Dennis Williams delivering his inaugural address.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2014

Dennis Williams (credit: uaw.org)

Dennis Williams Elected New UAW President

“It’s humbling,” said Williams, right after the vote. “I’m excited for our union.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2014

United Auto Workers president Bob King. (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File)

UAW Raises Dues For 1st Time In 47 Years

Representatives from local unions across the nation approved the increase with a show of hands, raising dues from two hours of pay per month to 2 1/2 hours.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2014

Day one of the UAW Convention in Detroit. (credit: Jeff Gilbert/WWJ)

Dues Increase ‘A Big Issue’ At UAW Constitutional Convention Underway In Detroit

Leadership, organizing and dues are high on the minds of delegates meeting in Detroit for the first day of the UAW’s Constitutional Convention.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2014

Sergio Marchionne (Chrysler photo)

Chrysler CEO Wants To Start Talks With UAW A Year Early

Marchionne says big issue will be dealing with two-tier wage system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2014

UAW VP Joe Ashton (GM photo)

UAW VP Poised To Join GM Board

UAW Vice President Joe Ashton has been nominated to serve on the GM Board of Directors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2014

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