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UPDATE 10-As talks falter, UAW calls first national strike against GM since 2007

1:47am IST

DETROIT, Sept 15 The United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight Sunday after U.S. labor contract talks reached an impasse, the first nationwide strike at GM in 12 years.

Overshadowed by U.S. corruption probe, UAW, GM near contract deadline

14 Sep 2019

DETROIT, Sept 14 Overshadowed by a mushrooming U.S. federal corruption probe into top union officials that has created uncertainty for collective bargaining talks, the contract between the United Auto Workers (UAW) and General Motors Co will expire at midnight on Saturday.

Scandal-hit UAW agrees to contract extensions with Ford, FCA

13 Sep 2019

DETROIT/WASHINGTON The United Auto Workers union agreed to temporary contract extensions with Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Friday as it grappled with a federal corruption probe that has implicated its president.

U.S. corruption probe involving lavish parties, champagne hits another top UAW official

13 Sep 2019

DETROIT/WASHINGTON Just two days before the UAW's contracts with Detroit automakers were due to expire, U.S. prosecutors arrested and charged a senior union official on Thursday with embezzlement, releasing a complaint that alleges he spent member dues on lavish parties for union leaders, with liquor, cigars and women to light them.

UPDATE 4-U.S. corruption probe involving lavish parties, champagne hits another top UAW official

13 Sep 2019

DETROIT/WASHINGTON, Sept 12 Just two days before the UAW's contracts with Detroit automakers were due to expire, U.S. prosecutors arrested and charged a senior union official on Thursday with embezzlement, releasing a complaint that alleges he spent member dues on lavish parties for union leaders, with liquor, cigars and women to light them.

Cox Automotive to invest $350 million in electric truck maker Rivian

10 Sep 2019

DETROIT Electric truck maker Rivian Automotive LLC said on Tuesday that it has received an equity investment of $350 million from Cox Automotive Inc, owner of the Autotrader online automobile market and Kelley Blue Book car valuation service.

Hurricane Dorian skirts U.S. coast, soaking the Carolinas

06 Sep 2019

CHARLESTON, S.C. The howling west flank of Hurricane Dorian soaked the Carolinas on Thursday, flooding coastal towns, whipping up tornadoes and cutting power to hundreds of thousands of people a couple of days after it reduced parts of the Bahamas to rubble. | Video

Hurricane Dorian skirts U.S. coast, soaking the Carolinas

06 Sep 2019

CHARLESTON, S.C. The howling west flank of Hurricane Dorian soaked the Carolinas on Thursday, flooding coastal towns, whipping up tornadoes and cutting power to hundreds of thousands of people a couple of days after it reduced parts of the Bahamas to rubble. | Video

South Carolina scrambles ahead of Dorian's storm surge

05 Sep 2019

CHARLESTON, S.C. A large digital screen alongside a major highway running into Charleston, South Carolina, issued a stark warning to residents on Wednesday: 'HURRICANE DORIAN, LEAVE NOW."

With contract expiration looming, UAW targets GM first for talks

03 Sep 2019

The United Auto Workers union on Tuesday said that it would target General Motors Co first of the Detroit automakers for talks ahead of the current four-year contract's expiration on Sept. 14.

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