UAW reaches tentative pact with General Motors, the last Detroit Three holdout
The announcement follows previous UAW tentative pacts with the other Detroit Three automakers, Ford Motor Co. and Stellantis.
UAW leader Fain on tentative deal with Ford: ‘I see power’
The tentative deal includes $8.1 billion in manufacturing investments and could give workers up to $70,000 in extra pay over the life of the contract.
Five hours of sleep, not enough money for food: Michigan facility workers talk strike
Employees at General Motors Lansing Delta Township plant in Michigan were called on Friday to join the United Auto Workers (UAW) strike — and those on the picket line say they’re ready for change. Friday marked the beginning of a third week the UAW will be striking at 43 locations across 21 states for the […]
Biden makes historic visit to metro Detroit picket line to rally with striking auto workers
In the midst of ongoing negotiations between striking auto workers and Detroit’s Big Three manufacturers, President Joe Biden on Tuesday made an appearance on the picket line in Belleville. Speaking to picketers from UAW Local 174 at Willow Run Redistribution Center in metro Detroit, Biden said that unions “saved the automobile industry” in times of […]
UAW president, Biden push back against reported Trump visit with striking Michigan workers
Former President Donald Trump’s plans to skip the second GOP presidential candidate debate and head to Michigan to meet with striking autoworkers isn’t going over well with the United Auto Workers (UAW) top official. “Every fiber of our union is being poured into fighting the billionaire class and an economy that enriches people like Donald […]
UAW president sets new deadline for automakers, promising more strikes
Shawn Fain, president of the United Auto Workers union (UAW), on Monday night announced that more locations may be called to join the union’s strike on Friday. The UAW declared a historic strike against all three members of the Big Three automakers at midnight Thursday, after contracts expired with Ford, General Motors and Stellantis. Fetterman […]
16 Michigan Republicans charged with felonies in 2020 fake elector scheme
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has charged 16 residents in the state in the investigation into a false electors scheme following the 2020 presidential election, including Michigan GOP National Committeewoman Kathy Berden and former Michigan GOP Co-Chair Meshawn Maddock. It is believed that these 16 individuals from all over the state met in the basement […]
Students should be taught the truth about Rosa Parks and other civil rights leaders | Opinion
Right-wing activists have been trying to censor classroom discussions of racism and accurate depictions of Black history.
What we owe our children after the horror at MSU | Susan J. Demas
Too many times, kids are told it’s up to them to build a better world. But we owe them so much. And it’s really on all of us to stop failing them.
‘Delete your period-tracking apps,’ reproductive rights experts say
As online reproductive health information is under attack, many pregnant-capable people are afraid that their privacy online is also at risk.
We must fight back against attacks on LGBTQ+ kids and adults | David Hecker
Many of these attacks are focused on our schools and could have drastic consequences for gay and transgender educators and students.
What is white nationalism? Your questions answered
By espousing conspiracy theories that play to the fears of white people, white nationalists aim to harness resentment and anger into a broader movement of right-wing extremism.