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.
UAW Leaders Appoint Rory Gamble As PresidentRory Gamble has been appointed by members of the United Auto Workers union as its new president.
Retired UAW Vice President Is The Latest To Plead GuiltyA retired vice president at the United Auto Workers pleaded guilty Wednesday to corruption charges, admitting he received a $250,000 kickback after arranging a contract for 58,000 watches.
UAW Official Reports Progress In Talks With Fiat ChryslerA top official of the United Auto Workers union says negotiators have made a lot of progress with Fiat Chrysler but difficult issues remain.
GM Sues Fiat Chrysler Over Union BribesGeneral Motors is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that its crosstown rival got an unfair business advantage by bribing officials of the United Auto Workers union.
Feds Met With UAW Official About Corruption ChargesFederal prosecutors in Detroit say they traveled to St. Louis last week to provide documents and determine if a United Auto Workers official would consider a plea deal in a corruption investigation.
Auto Union Opens Talks With Fiat Chrysler; Strike PossibleThe United Auto Workers union on Monday turned its bargaining focus to Fiat Chrysler, raising the possibility of another strike against a Detroit automaker.
Union Enacts Ethics Reforms In Wake Of Federal InvestigationThe United Auto Workers union will tighten financial controls, ban contributions from employers and vendors to charities run by its officers, and hire an ethics officer in the wake of a federal corruption investigation.