United Auto Workers

Two women work on the engine of a GM truck on the assembly line of the General Motors Flint Assembly Plant. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) FILE

Preserving Jobs, Pay Raises On Table As US Auto Talks Open

The talks are expected to be the toughest in recent memory. For the first time in more than a decade, the companies are healthy and making billions in profits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2015

Ford STEAM Conference

Ford and UAW Donate $200K To Fund STEAM Programs In DPS

The Ford Fund and United Auto Workers donated $200,000 to help further science, technology, engineering, arts and math in Detroit Public Schools.

CBS Detroit–10/07/2014

DEARB0RN, MI - JUNE 16: Bill Ford, Jr. (L), chairman and CEO of Ford Motor Co., and his father, William Clay Ford Sr., retired vice chairman of Ford's board of directors, attend the automaker's 48th annual shareholders meeting in this handout photo by Ford June 16, 2003 in Dearborn, Michigan. (Photo by Getty Images)

Sports, Business Leaders Recall William Clay Ford

More members of the sports and business communities are sharing their memories of William Clay Ford, the last surviving grandchild of automotive pioneer Henry Ford and owner of the Detroit Lions.

97.1 The Ticket–03/10/2014

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Detroit Automakers Worry About UAW Money Struggles

Detroit’s three automakers — Ford, Chrysler and General Motors — are increasingly anxious about the 78-year-old union’s future. For them, it’s a “devil you know” situation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2014

Bob King (Getty Images)

UAW Chief: Unions Seek Mich.’Right-To-Work’ Ban

United Auto Workers President Bob King said Thursday that a coalition of unions will push for an amendment to the Michigan Constitution that bars so-called “right-to-work” legislation outlawing contracts that require employees to join unions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2012

Chrysler Group Sterling Heights Assembly Plant (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Local Chrysler Union Backs New Labor Agreement

A Detroit-area union is supporting a new labor contract with Chrysler Group, giving the agreement a boost after “no” votes at other key locals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2011

Ford - UAW

Ford UAW Vote Appears To Be Passing

Thanks to big, positive votes at locals in Dearborn and Flat Rock, the deal — which was going down in defeat last week — now leads with a 58- to 42-percent margin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2011


UAW Chrysler Reach Tentative Agreement

Chrysler Group LLC and the UAW have reached a tentative agreement on a new national labor contract, covering approximately 26,000 represented employees. The agreement is subject to UAW member ratification.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2011

GM CEO Dan Akerson and UAW President Bob King Open Talks

GM, UAW Optimistic As Labor Talks Begin

General Motors and the UAW opening contract talks today with a vow that they will be able to work through differences, and get a deal that rewards workers, while keeping the company competitive.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2011

The crowd at the Grand Hotel Theater listens to the opening sessions of the Mackinac Policy Conference

UAW’s King: Reject Political Extremism

In the only speech from a labor leader scheduled for the Mackinac Policy Conference, UAW president Bob King urged business owners and executives to reject political extremism.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/01/2011