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Veteran GM workers resist tentative deal over retirement aid

Voting at most union locals has been completed and the final result, due as early as Thursday evening, will very likely be decided by a narrow margin.

Hyundai joins Honda and Toyota in raising wages after auto union wins gains in deals with Detroit 3

Hyundai said Monday it will raise factory worker pay 25 percent by 2028, matching the general wage increase won by the UAW during that period.

As more workers take to picket lines, the labor movement is having a moment

The emboldened labor movement has seized on discontent exacerbated by the pandemic, along with the ongoing labor shortage, soaring inflation, and a rise in activism among struggling workers.

Jury awards $1.2 million to Robert De Niro’s former assistant in gender discrimination lawsuit

While the jury found De Niro was not personally liable for the abuse, it said his company, Canal Productions, engaged in gender discrimination and retaliation.

US applications for jobless benefits inch down, remain at historically healthy levels

In Massachusetts, about 2,956 individuals filed new claims for unemployment benefits last week, up 435 from the week prior, according to the Labor Department.

‘A blow to the face.’ Despite strike, new UAW contract would shutter Mansfield parts warehouse

A tentative agreement reached late last week allows the parent company of Chrysler to consolidate the facility into a new plant in Fishkill, New York, by 2025.

US employers pulled back on hiring in October, adding 150,000 jobs in face of higher borrowing rates

Last month’s job growth, though down sharply from a robust 297,000 gain in September, was solid enough to suggest that many companies still want to hire and that the economy remains sturdy.

UAW members at the first Ford plant to go on strike overwhelmingly approve the new contract

About 3,300 United Auto Workers union members went on strike at the plant Sept. 15 after the union's contract with Ford expired.