NEW YORK (AP) — The strike against General Motors by 49,000 United Auto Workers entered its second week Monday with progress reported in negotiations but no clear end in sight.
NEW YORK (AP) — A strike against General Motors by 49,000 auto workers appears headed to an eighth day.
Bargainers were meeting all day Sunday at GM's headquarters in downtown Detroit....
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Democrats were quick to back working-class United Auto Workers in their strike against General Motors, delivering doughnuts and holding picket signs outside factories to show...
GM electric car push could mean fewer and lower paying jobs
DETROIT (AP) — If U.S. consumers ever ditch fuel burners for electric vehicles, then the United Auto Workers union is in trouble.
Gone would be thousands of jobs at engine and transmission...
‘Climate strike’ crosses continents: A look at the protests
NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of mostly young people marched, rallied and demonstrated around the world Friday, demanding action to combat climate change. A look at some of the "Global...
GM strike halting production at Ohio truck, engine plants
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A pair of auto plants in Ohio plan on stopping production beginning next week because of the United Auto Workers' strike against General Motors.
Nurses, auto strikes may be signs of awakening US unions
HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — Registered nurses staged a one-day strike against Tenet Health hospitals in Florida, California and Arizona on Friday, demanding better working conditions and higher wages as...
Auto union strike is latest worry in Flint, GM’s birthplace
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The birthplace of General Motors has been on an economic roller-coaster ride for more than a century as the automaker rose, crashed and retooled for changing markets. Now, the...
Nurses hold 1-day strike at University of Chicago hospital
CHICAGO (AP) — Nurses at University of Chicago Medical Center are holding a one-day strike following what they call a breakdown of contract negotiations between their union and the...
Tens of thousands join climate protests before UN summit
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters joined rallies on Friday as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action against climate change began ahead of a U.N. summit in...
AP Source: GM’s offer to UAW would add lower-paying jobs
DETROIT (AP) — A General Motors offer to invest $7 billion in U.S. facilities includes $2 billion from joint ventures and suppliers for new plants that would pay workers less than the top union...
University of Chicago hospital prepares for nurses strike
CHICAGO (AP) — The University of Chicago Medical Center prepared for a walkout by about 2,200 nurses by diverting ambulances and moving patients.
The Latest: Union protesters arrested at Tennessee GM plant
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the United Auto Workers union's strike that has crippled U.S. production at General Motors (all times local):
Striking workers question whether UAW leaders can be trusted
ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — The strike against General Motors by the United Auto Workers is playing out amid a corruption scandal inside the UAW that has caused distrust of the union leadership among...
Oregon’s public university workers vote to authorize strike
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Workers at seven public universities in Oregon have voted to authorize a strike if a new contract deal isn't reached, their union said Wednesday.
The Latest: Oregon universities disappointed in strike vote
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a strike authorization vote by employees at Oregon public universities (all times local):
Leaders at Oregon's public universities say they...
BA pilots call off planned 24-hour strike, urge ‘cool heads’
LONDON (AP) — British Airways pilots have called off a planned 24-hour strike in their dispute with the airline over pay.
Members of the British Airline Pilots' Association were due to walk...
Slow progress reported in talks as GM strike enters 3rd day
DETROIT (AP) — Union and company bargainers are making progress toward a new contract as a strike by United Auto Workers that brought 33 General Motors factories to a halt continued into its third...
Sri Lankan doctors strike over salary ‘injustice’
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Doctors at state-run hospitals across Sri Lanka began a 24-hour strike on Wednesday, demanding that the government resolve what they say is a salary...
Progress reported in contract talks between GM, union
DETROIT (AP) — Faced with weakening sales, a deteriorating global economy and an unpredictable trade war, General Motors and striking auto workers appeared to be making progress Tuesday toward a...
Greek island ferry crews to launch 24-hour strike Sept. 24
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Ferry services to Greek popular island destinations face severe disruptions next week due to a strike called by the country's powerful seamen's union.
Kenai school district, teachers avoid strike with agreement
KENAI, Alaska (AP) — The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and unions representing teachers and support staff have reached a tentative agreement and averted a strike that would have started...
The Latest: GM contract talks extend into late afternoon
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the United Auto Workers strike against General Motors (all times local):
Contract talks aimed at ending a strike by 49,000 auto workers against...
GM walkout brings factories and warehouses to a standstill
DETROIT (AP) — More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers went on strike Monday against General Motors, bringing more than 50 factories and parts warehouses to a standstill in the union's...
Oil prices jump as attack on Saudi plant jolts supply
NEW YORK (AP) — Global energy prices spiked Monday by 14% after a weekend attack on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia caused...
AP Explains: Why auto workers went on strike against GM
DETROIT (AP) — More than 49,000 union auto workers at General Motors are walking picket lines, silencing more than 50 company factories and parts depots in a strike over contract...
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More than 49,000 United Auto Workers members go on strike at 55 General Motors facilities over contract dispute
DETROIT (AP) — More than 49,000 United Auto Workers members go on strike at 55 General Motors facilities over contract dispute.
Union votes to strike at General Motors’ US plants
DETROIT (AP) — Roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. plan to go on strike just before midnight Sunday, but talks between the United Auto Workers and the automaker will...
The Latest: GM, UAW to resume talks; strike still planned
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on labor strife at General Motors factories (all times local):
United Auto Workers says contract talks with General Motors will resume Monday...
The United Auto Workers union says talks with General Motors have broken down and its members will strike Sunday night
DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union says talks with General Motors have broken down and its members will strike Sunday night.
Teachers in Chicago inch closer to possible strike
CHICAGO (AP) — Teachers in the nation's third-largest school district are inching closer to a strike that could happen as early as next month.
Auto workers union sets stage for possible strike against GM
DETROIT (AP) — A top United Auto Workers official said the union and General Motors are far apart on major issues, increasing the likelihood of a strike as early as Sunday night.
Kenai teachers to strike after voting to notify district
KENAI, Alaska (AP) — Two Alaska school employee associations have voted to notify the school district with its intent to strike amid contract negotiations, officials said.
Strike looms at GM as UAW extends Ford, Fiat Chrysler pacts
DETROIT (AP) — Leaders of the United Auto Workers union have extended contracts with Ford and Fiat Chrysler indefinitely, but the pact with General Motors is still set to expire Saturday...
The Latest: Gary Jones remains head of UAW after board meets
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the possibility of a United Auto Workers strike against General Motors (all times local):
United Auto Workers President Gary Jones remains in...
Southern California grocery workers approve contract
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Unionized supermarket workers approved a new contract with major grocery chains, preventing a strike at hundreds of stores in California.
Las Vegas-area school district approves new teacher contract
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada school district has approved a new employee contract after Las Vegas area teachers threatened to strike, officials said.
Paris sees biggest transport strike in decade over pensions
PARIS (AP) — The biggest strike to hit Paris public transport since 2007 created major traffic jams Friday, disrupting tourists' plans and forcing commuters to work from home or find alternative...
British Airways grounds nearly all flights as pilots strike
LONDON (AP) — British Airways has canceled almost all its flights for 48 hours, affecting as many as 195,000 travelers, due to a strike by pilots over pay.
Southern California supermarkets, union reach tentative deal
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two major Southern California grocery chains have reached a tentative deal on a labor contract that could avert a strike by some 47,000 supermarket workers.
Jordan teachers launch strike, demand pay raise
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Teachers in Jordan are launching an open-ended strike after negotiations with the government failed to yield a raise.
A Jordanian teacher's union announced the strike...
Boston hotel workers go on strike
BOSTON (AP) — About 75 workers at a Boston hotel have walked off the job to protest what a union calls an unfair contract proposal.
Housekeepers, cooks, bellmen, banquet servers, and front...
Chicago Teachers Union set date for strike vote
CHICAGO (AP) — One day after the start of a new school year for about 350,000 students, the Chicago Teachers Union set a date for a strike authorization vote.
Tukwila teachers to strike Friday if no agreement
TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — A potential teachers strike could impact the first week of school for 3,000 Tukwila students just south of Seattle.
UAW picks GM as bargaining target, workers authorize strikes
DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union has picked General Motors as the target company for this year's contract talks with Detroit's three automakers.
The Latest: Union picks GM as target in contract talks
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on contract talks between the United Auto Workers and Detroit's three automakers (all times local):
The United Auto Workers union has picked General...