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Tensions rise during Senate hearing with union leaders as UAW voting continues

United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain and other labor leaders were invited to the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and...

Union contracts with Detroit’s Big Three now in hands of UAW members

UPDATE: Union members at General Motors, Ford and Stellantis have voted to ratify the tentative contracts described in this story....

UAW President Shawn Fain calls on other auto worker unions to align contract expiration dates

Members of the United Auto Workers are examining tentative contract agreements between the union and Detroit’s Big Three automakers, and...

UAW members at the first Ford plant to go on strike overwhelmingly approve the new contract

DETROIT (AP) — Autoworkers at the first Ford factory to go on strike have voted overwhelmingly in favor of a tentative...

Detroit Evening Report: New UAW contracts could mean higher vehicle prices for consumers

The recent United Auto Workers strike against automakers may push vehicle prices higher, according to industry analysts. The union won...

Detroit Evening Report: Tentative deal with GM could end UAW strike against Detroit automakers

The United Auto Workers union reached a tentative contract with General Motors on Monday, the last of the Detroit Three...

Drones will fly in Corktown as part of new pilot program

Michigan Central Station and the Michigan Department of Transportation are creating a so-called “Advanced Aerial Innovation Region” in Detroit. That’s...

Detroit Today: UAW strikes historic deals with Ford, Stellantis and GM

Ford became the first Detroit automaker to strike a deal with the United Auto Workers last week — a deal...

General Motors reaches tentative agreement with UAW, potentially ending 6-week strike

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors and the United Auto Workers union reach a tentative contract agreement, according to an AP...

Detroit Evening Report: Autoworkers reach tentative deal with Ford

 The United Auto Workers union reached a tentative contract agreement with Ford Motor Company on Wednesday — a deal...

United Auto Workers and Ford reach tentative contract agreement

The United Auto Workers and Ford Motor Company have reached a tentative deal on a new union contract.  It’s the...

Detroit Evening Report: Strikes trim profit at GM in an otherwise strong quarter

The ongoing strike by auto workers against General Motors is expected to cut pretax earnings by $800 million this year,...