| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Truck-and-engine maker Navistar International is set to resume contract negotiations with the United Auto Workers union on Thursday.
About 1,500 workers in Illinois, Ohio, Georgia, Pennsylvania and Texas are covered by a 4-year contract that expired...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Voters in District 23 this election year face a clear choice between a high-profile Democratic congresswoman who strenuously promotes Obamacare and a Republican challenger who warns that the new health care law will "destroy the American economy."...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 10:19 AM
General Motors Co. will pour $185 million into a former Saturn car plant in Spring Hill, Tenn., to make a new generation of small gas engines to power some of its bestselling small cars and crossovers.
The new engine factory line is a key element of the...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Ford began production of the all-new 2015 Mustang Thursday, and if it sells well the Flat Rock, Mich., assembly plant could add a third shift.
There are some hurdles to overcome first.
The sixth-generation of the pony car, which will be sold...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 7:59 AM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley says the union gave bad advice to workers who went on strike at a company he formerly owned in Pennsylvania.
Foley made his comments Thursday morning after being told that Connecticut union officials were...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:24 PM
A bitter strike at a Pennsylvania company 24 years ago became a flash point on the Connecticut campaign trail Thursday as union officials revived the story to attack Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley, who owned the plant at the time of the...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 11:05 AM
The day after union officials called attention to a 1990 strike at a Pennsylvania plant owned by Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley, a retired union leader confronted Foley on the campaign trail about the labor dispute.
Charlie Moyles, 89,...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 9:37 AM
A Lear Corp. plant in northwest Indiana shut down Saturday morning after hundreds of workers demanding better wages there walked out on a strike, officials said.
The Hammond, Ind., plant, which employs about 760 people, supplies automotive seats to...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Two Baltimore County councilwomen survived primary challenges Tuesday while two other incumbents lost their seats.
Four of the council's seven members faced opposition in a primary election that had light voter turnout across the region. Councilman Todd...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:57 PM
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Gov. Chris Christie arrived at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday at one of the most difficult moments of his political career: The investigations into his administration's mammoth traffic jam continue,...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 12:01 PM
(Reuters) - Volkswagen will spend $900 million to build a mid-sized SUV at its U.S. plant in Tennessee, nearly doubling the factory's workforce, in an effort to revitalise sales in the world's second-largest auto market.
VW said on Monday it had chosen...