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United Auto Workers set to strike at General Motors; truck, SUV supply at risk

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The United Auto Workers union said that its members at General Motors are set to go on strike as negotiations for a new contract are not going well.

Beckman wins, takes over NHRA points lead at Reading

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - It’s been over a year since Jack Beckman parked his Infinite Hero Foundation Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car in an NHRA winner’s circle but on Sunday at the 35th annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil he came out on top. Not only did Beckman defeat John Force in the final round at Maple Grove Raceway, he also took over the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series points lead.

Acura rolls to Laguna 1-2

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Juan Pablo Montoya and Dane Cameron combined to make Team Penske’s 100th sports car start a real red-letter day for The Captain, leading a 1-2 finish to dominate the action in Sunday’s Monterey SportsCar Championship at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. It was the third triumph of the season for the #6 ARX-05, and cemented the points lead in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship DPi standings with only the Motul Petit Le Mans remaining in the season.

General Motors Offer to UAW Includes Over $7 Billion in U.S. Investments, More than 5,400 Jobs, Higher Pay, Improved Benefits and More

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - “We presented a strong offer that improves wages, benefits and grows U.S. jobs in substantive ways and it is disappointing that the UAW leadership has chosen to strike at midnight tonight. We have negotiated in good faith and with a sense of urgency. Our goal remains to build a strong future for our employees and our business.”

United Auto Workers union calls national strike against GM, 46,000 workers to stay out

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The UAW contract with GM expired at midnight Saturday and the union on Sunday called for a strike of all 46,000 GM workers in the US.      

UAW Says It Will Strike against GM Sunday Night

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The United Auto Workers said Sunday morning that it will go out on strike before midnight against General Motors, the Associated Press reported. The unanimous vote to let the existing contract expire means around 50,000 workers at GM's US plants will stop work, likely idling production nationwide.