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First auto workers' national strike in 12 years could bring US car giant GM's work to a standstill

29 days ago   |   By RT

The United Auto Workers announced that some 48,000 workers at General Motors Co. plants will go on strike starting on Sunday in a move that could hurt the American auto giant and even the whole US economy.
The decision to go on strike was taken after labor contract talks between the manufacturing company and the trade union ended up in a deadlock. It will be the first nationwide strike in more than a decade for General Motors, as the last time its workers took industrial action was in 2007 when they staged a two-day strike over contract talks.
This time, the stakes are a little bit higher...
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United Auto Workers Votes For Nationwide Strike Against GM

United Auto Workers Votes For Nationwide Strike Against GM

29 days ago   |   By NPR

Tens of thousands of members of the United Auto Workers have voted to go on strike against General Motors. The action could shut down plants nationwide.
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GM workers to go on nationwide strike for first time in 12 years

29 days ago   |   By Reuters

The United Auto Workers said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors facilities would go on strike as of midnight Sunday. Zachary Goelman reports.
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