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Auto workers OK labor deal at Fiat Chrysler

Auto workers at Fiat Chrysler have ratified a new four-year contract, closing the door on the possibility of another strike like the one that shut down rival General Motors for six weeks.

GM and LG to build $2.3B battery plant in Ohio

General Motors and LG Chem announced plans for a $2.3 billion factory to build batteries for electric cars. The factory will be near the site of GM's closed Lordstown assembly plant in Ohio.

UAW turns attention to Ford, Chrysler

After nearly six weeks, the strike at General Motors is in the rear-view mirror. Next up: Negotiations between the United Auto Workers union and Ford.

Deal to end GM strike won't save Lordstown plant

The deal to end the month-long strike at General Motors will not save an assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio, and two other transmission plants, according to a person familiar with the agreement.

UAW ups strike benefits for GM workers

As the United Auto Workers union strike against General Motors reached the end of its fourth week Sunday, the union moved to raise the level of financial support for nearly 50,000 GM workers who walked off the job.

GM tells workers it's time for the strike to end

General Motors has told the United Auto Workers union that it's time the two sides reach a deal to end the nearly four-week-long strike. The work stoppage has ground GM's vehicle production to a halt and forced nearly 50,000 hourly workers to live on strike benefits $250 a week.

GM CEO calls meeting with union, as strike drags on

On the 24th day of the strike against General Motors, company CEO Mary Barra called United Auto Workers union President Gary Jones and Vice President Terry Dittes for a face-to-face meeting — their first since the strike began, according to three sources familiar with the meeting.

GM's Mexican factories sticking point in talks

The talks to resolve the longest auto industry strike in decades have taken place in downtown Detroit for 24 straight days. But the biggest issue on the table now revolves around what happens in Mexico.

GM strike is costing the company $90 million a day

The United Auto Workers union strike at General Motors started its fourth week Monday. With no immediate end in site, losses are mounting for both the automaker, its workers, and the company's suppliers.