Union

An inflatable pig sits outside of UAW Local 659 in Flint on Thursday, October 3, 2019.
Ryan Garza/Detroit Free Press
AP News
November 06, 2019 - 12:05 pm
A retired vice president of the United Auto Workers union on Wednesday became the 13th person to be charged in a federal investigation of alleged corruption at the union and auto companies.
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Carrie Gross walks past a construction barrier shielding the Mariner East pipeline near a home during an interview with The Associated Press in Exton, Pa.
Matt Rourke/AP Photo
AP News
October 23, 2019 - 10:18 am
For a second time in three months, President Donald Trump is headed to Pennsylvania to promote his support for the natural gas industry, making clear that he sees his pro-industry policies as a boost to his chances of winning the battleground state.
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Bryan Woolston/AP Photo
AP News
October 17, 2019 - 5:19 pm
By Tom Krisher DETROIT (AP) — Striking General Motors workers will stay on the picket lines for several more days until they vote on a tentative four-year contract agreement with the company. Factory-level officials from the United Auto Workers union voted to recommend the agreement to members at a...
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Union members picket outside a General Motors facility in Langhorne, Pa.
Matt Rourke/AP Photo, File
AP News
October 16, 2019 - 11:56 am
The United Auto Workers and General Motors have reached a tentative contract agreement that could end a monthlong strike that brought the automaker's U.S. factories to a standstill.
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Temple faculty rally
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
October 15, 2019 - 3:59 pm
Faculty members at Temple University rallied on campus Tuesday afternoon, hours before their labor contract expires at midnight. Read more here.
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Yolanda Jacobs, a United Auto Workers member, walks the picket line at the General Motors Romulus Powertrain plant in Romulus, Mich.
Paul Sancya/AP Photo, File
AP News
October 15, 2019 - 10:59 am
General Motors CEO Mary Barra joined negotiators at the bargaining table, an indication that a deal may be near to end a monthlong strike by the United Auto Workers union that has paralyzed the company's factories.
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The Renaissance Center, headquarters of General Motors, on the Detroit River in downtown Detroit.
Mary Schroeder, Special to the Free Press
AP News
October 01, 2019 - 11:14 am
A parts shortage caused by a strike by the United Auto Workers union has forced General Motors to shut down its pickup truck and transmission factories in Silao, Mexico.
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32BJ SEIU service workers rally
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
September 26, 2019 - 4:18 pm
Philadelphia service employees from the labor union 32BJ SEIU took to the streets Thursday afternoon to demand a fair contract. Read more here.
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Nearly 50,000 UAW members who work in GM facilities across the country, including here in Langhorne, are now on strike.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
September 16, 2019 - 7:07 am
Nearly 50,000 General Motors workers are now on strike. Their walkout began at midnight at GM facilities across the country. Workers shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the U.S., as well as 22 parts distribution warehouses, including the one in Langhorne.
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Rain dampens but does not stop the Philadelphia Labor Day parade.
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
September 02, 2019 - 1:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The skies opened over South Philadelphia just as thousands of union members stepped off for the annual Labor Day Parade up Columbus Boulevard. The parade had all the usual elements: public officials and union leaders urging members to vote for pro-labor candidates in...
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