UAW Backs Off, Drops Campaign To Unionize A Foreign Auto Plant

UAW Backs Off, Drops Campaign To Unionize A Foreign Auto Plant
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UAW’s focus on unionizing a foreign auto plant in America by year’s end has been dropped, showing a major shift in their strategy in the union’s recruiting efforts. We’re shifting our strategy a little bit,” UAW President Bob King said. “We are not going to announce a target at all. We are not going to… Continue Reading...

UAW Wants Seats On Big Three Boards

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UAW Wants Seats On Big Three Boards
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UAW President Bob King is angling for seats on the Big Three’s respective Boards Of Directors, and will likely use this as a negotiating point when contracts are discussed with automakers this summer. “I believe there should be workers’ representation on all boards,” King told The Detroit Bureau, arguing that German car companies employ the… Continue Reading...

UAW May Negotiate With Detroit Automakers Simultaneously

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UAW May Negotiate With Detroit Automakers Simultaneously
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UAW President Bob King said that the union may abandon their tactic of targeting one automaker during contract negotiations and negotiate with Chrysler, Ford and General Motors at the same time. The UAW previously targeted one automaker during negotiations and used that to set an example for the others. However, King says that the relationship… Continue Reading...

UAW Head Bob King Slams Ford CEO’s $56.5 Million Compensation

UAW Head Bob King Slams Ford CEO’s $56.5 Million Compensation
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UAW chief Bob King slammed Ford CEO Alan Mulally’s $56.5 million stock package, claiming that “I don’t think any human being in the world deserves that much money.” While certain to raise the ire of Ayn Rand fanatics everywhere, King is amping up the rhetoric ahead of the United Auto Workers “bargaining conference” where strategies… Continue Reading...

UAW President Tries To Blackmail Foreign OEMs Into Organizing As UAW Survival Questioned

UAW President Tries To Blackmail Foreign OEMs Into Organizing As UAW Survival Questioned
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The United Auto Workers continued its campaign of irrelevancy as its President, Bob King, launched a series of veiled threats at foreign automakers with American plants (such as the Honda plant seen above), while simultaneously stating that the very survival of the UAW is at stake – and the organization of a foreign automaker’s plant is the… Continue Reading...