The problems of speedup and other dangerous assembly line practices were skewered in Charlie Chaplin's classic film "Modern Times."
Today in labor history: On May 23, 1934 workers in Toledo Ohio, overcame police and company strike breaking efforts.
Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney came to town Friday, but autoworkers were in no mood to give him a free pass.
More than jobs are back: New polls in Michigan show Obama has jumped ahead of his Republican opponents here.
The United Auto Workers union has now completed its negotiations with the domestic auto companies.
With a Republican governor and Republican-controlled legislature, Labor Day Mobilization Luncheon took on special significance.
With the current contract set to expire, contract negotiations for the 110,000 members of the United Auto Workers at Ford, GM and Chrysler opened.
Health care, wages and pensions topped the talks between a multi-union coalition, headed by the United Electrical Workers, with General Electric.
DETROIT - The United Auto Workers Special Bargaining Convention, held here last week, was like nothing this reporter has attended before: it was three days of preparing the union to do battle with Republicans and Wall Street.
DETROIT - Addressing 1,200 union activists, United Auto Workers President Bob King called for a return to the social consciousness of the union's founders.