| 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,...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Italian automaker Fiat plans to take full control of Chrysler Group by buying out the shares held by a United Auto Workers union-controlled trust fund.
The union and Fiat reached a deal on New Year’s Day for the automaker to acquire the 41.5% of...
| Jan 20, 2014
Works councils — elected bodies representing all workers in a plant, both blue and white collar — are acclaimed as one of the best, most innovative features of Germany's labor relations system. They have been shown to enhance efficiency,...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Twenty picketers were arrested Wednesday morning for blocking traffic at UC Santa Cruz as unionized teaching assistants and tutors began a strike at two UC campuses.
The arrests came around 8 a.m. as the picketers, mainly graduate students, tried to...