Federal Judge Signs Off On Historic Change To UAW ConstitutionMembers of the United Auto Workers will vote in national leadership elections after a judge approved the results of a referendum that rose from a corruption scandal at the union.
UAW Votes For Direct Election Of Leaders In Wake Of ScandalThe “one member, one vote” measure received about 64% of 140,586 valid ballots that were received by Monday’s mail-in deadline.
Another UAW Official Charged With Looting Union CoffersAn official at a suburban Detroit branch of the United Auto Workers took $2 million from the union and spent it on cars, guns, luxury clothing, and gambling, federal investigators said Nov. 10.
UAW Members To Vote In Fall On Direct Election Of LeadersThe United Auto Workers union's 397,000 members will vote by mail this fall on whether they want to pick their leaders in direct elections.
UAW Leaders Pick Secretary-Treasurer Ray Curry To Run UnionRay Curry, 55, was picked by the union's International Executive Board on Monday. He will replace Rory Gamble, who retires on Wednesday.
Rory Gamble, Who Led UAW Through Scandal, Pandemic, RetiresRoy Gamble, 65, became acting president in November of 2019 just after a contentious 40-day strike against General Motors, and in the middle of a wide-ranging federal probe of bribery and embezzlement by top union officials.
Former UAW President Dennis Williams Sentenced To 21 Months In PrisonThe former president for the United Auto Workers was sentenced for his role in the federal corruption case.
UAW, US Attorney Reach Deal To Reform Union After ScandalThe United Auto Workers and the U.S. attorney's office in Detroit say they have reached a settlement with the goal of reforming the union in the wake of a wide-ranging bribery and embezzlement scandal.
Former UAW Exec Gets 2 1/2 Years In Prison For KickbackA former United Auto Workers vice president who took a $250,000 kickback on a watch contract was sentenced Tuesday to 2 1/2 years in prison, the latest punishment in what the government calls “systemic" corruption at the highest ranks of the union.
Filmmaker Showcases Ford Motor Company's Work To Make PPE At The Height Of The PandemicA Filmmaker has teamed up With Ford to produce a documentary about its role in producing PPE supplies during the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Coronavirus In Michigan: Automakers To Shut Down Factories, AP ReportsA person briefed on the matter says Detroit's three automakers have agreed to close all of their factories due to worker fears about the coronavirus.
UAW Former President Charged With Embezzlement In Federal InvestigationFederal prosecutors say he embezzled more than $1 million from the auto worker's union.
Vance Pearson, Former UAW Regional Director Pleads Guilty To Corruption ScandalA former senior official at the United Auto Workers pleaded guilty Friday to a broad corruption scheme, admitting that he conspired with others to conceal the use of union cash for vacation villas, golf, cigars and booze.
UAW President Denies Wrongdoing Claims, Says He’s CleanThe president of the United Auto Workers denied wrongdoing Thursday after a newspaper reported he's under scrutiny in a federal investigation of union corruption.
UAW Announces Merger Of Region 5The UAW International Executive Board voted on Dec. 5 to merge the states represented by UAW Region 5 between UAW Regions 4 and 8. This merger will be effective February 28, 2020.