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  • Fiat Chrysler US 2014 profit falls 56 percent due to one-time costs from retiring debt

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles U.S., formerly Chrysler Group, saw its net profit fall 56 percent last year even though global sales and revenue both rose 15 percent. The Auburn Hills, Michigan, company blamed the profit drop on a $1.2 billion one-time cost...
  • UAW to vote Sunday on labor deal with Navistar

    UAW to vote Sunday on labor deal with Navistar
    United Auto Workers members are scheduled to vote Sunday on a tentative four-year agreement reached with Navistar International last week. About 1,500 workers in Illinois, Ohio, Georgia, Pennsylvania and Texas have been working under an extended...
  • Ford workers in Chicago to get $6,900 in profit sharing

     Ford workers in Chicago to get $6,900 in profit sharing
    Ford Motor's 5,000 hourly employees in the Chicago area are set to receive profit-sharing checks of about $6,900 each in March. The final figure could vary, depending on the hours worked by each employee. In 2013, workers at those plants received...
  • More colleges under pressure to divest, though effect is debatable

    More colleges under pressure to divest, though effect is debatable
    Not since the 1980s have there been so many efforts aimed at urging colleges and universities to divest from stocks and other holdings for political and social causes. The campaigns are diverse: Fossil fuels and their effect on climate change. Israel's...
  • El Detroit de Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo | FOTOS

    El Detroit de Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo | FOTOS
    En los años 30, en plena Gran Depresión, Diego Rivera tuvo una visión de Detroit. El gran muralista mexicano vio un imperio automotriz, un proletariado que confiaba sería cada vez más organizado y fuerte (fue antes de la llegada del poderoso sindicato...
  • Minimum wage battles to continue in 2015

     Minimum wage battles to continue in 2015
    Labor notched some big wins last year in its efforts to beef up its ranks. Organizers vow to continue that push this year on signature items such as raising the minimum wage, but business groups are equally adamant about pushing back. Also on the...
  • United Auto Workers to represent some at Tennessee VW plant

    In a significant victory for union efforts in the South, United Auto Workers has been certified to represent at least 45% of workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., a step just short of full collective bargaining rights. The vote by...
  • Westport Axle plant workers vote union down

    Westport Axle plant workers vote union down
    Workers at Westport Axle's Lehigh County plant have turned down an effort at unionizing. By a 169-126 vote Friday, assembly employees at the Upper Macungie Township chassis plant rejected a petition by the United Auto Workers Union Local 677 to...
  • Foxwoods Tells Union It's Cutting 80 Dealer Positions

    The management of Foxwoods Resort Casino told the union representing the casino's dealers on Monday that it will eliminate more than 80 positions. In a memo distributed to members of Local 2121 of the United Auto Workers, the union says management will...
  • Years after sexual harassment settlement, Ford plant sued again

    Years after sexual harassment settlement, Ford plant sued again
    A Chicago Ford Motor plant that was part of a $9 million settlement over sexual harassment claims in 2000 is being sued again by four women alleging sexual harassment and sex discrimination. The women are represented by Keith Hunt, the Chicago...
  • Quinn, Rauner try to create fear about the other guy during debate

    Quinn, Rauner try to create fear about the other guy during debate
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn on Thursday warned opponent Bruce Rauner would gut education and other social services, while the Republican challenger charged that Quinn is in a group of Chicago machine politicians who have led the state “down a bad...