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  • GM to make new engines, Cadillac SRX at ex-Saturn plant in Tennessee

    GM to make new engines, Cadillac SRX at ex-Saturn plant in Tennessee
    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...
  • Big stakes as Ford starts production on 2015 Mustang

    Big stakes as Ford starts production on 2015 Mustang
    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...
  • Foley Says Union Gave Bad Advice; Union Says Foley Made Millions Off Striking Workers

    Foley Says Union Gave Bad Advice; Union Says Foley Made Millions Off Striking Workers
    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...
  • Unions, Tom Foley Clash Over 1990 Pennsylvania Strike

     Unions, Tom Foley Clash Over 1990 Pennsylvania Strike
    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...
  • Former Union President Confronts Foley About T.B. Wood's

    Former Union President Confronts Foley About T.B. Wood's
    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,...
  • Workers go on strike at Hammond automotive seats plant

    Workers go on strike at Hammond automotive seats plant
    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...
  • Two Balto. Co. councilmen lose seats in primary

    Two Balto. Co. councilmen lose seats in primary
    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...
  • Conservative gathering welcomes Chris Christie

    Conservative gathering welcomes Chris Christie
    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,...
  • Chrysler goes Italian as Fiat pays $4.35 billion for full control

    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...
  • The Volkswagen way to better labor-management relations

    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,...
  • Twenty arrested at UC Santa Cruz as teaching assistants strike

    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...