Unions, Auto Production, & Biden

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2021 20:23:03 +0000

Workers at the GM factory in Silao, Mexico voted this week to part ways with their union in a move that could have broad implications for several industries.

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Why You Have Oddities Like A Political EV Event That Excludes Tesla, & Why US Politics Is So Hard

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2021 02:10:43 +0000

First of all, it is definitely true that there are strong (and obvious) reasons for why Tesla should be a part of any EV event anywhere in the United States, especially one organized by national-level politicians. I’ll come back to those reasons at the end of this piece. However, the core focus of this article […]

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White House Answers Why Tesla Wasn’t Invited To United Auto Workers EV Event

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2021 01:08:04 +0000

There’s finally a response from the White House on why it excluded Tesla from its EV event. Technically, it’s more than just an EV event, as some in the comments kindly corrected, but the event is centering around selling a lot more EVs by 2030 — a 50% target market share that includes plugin hybrids […]

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Ford & UAW: Why Unions Are Threatened By The EV Transition, Want Battery Plant Work

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 24 May 2021 16:35:14 +0000

Various outlets report that Ford and UAW are at odds over battery production. Ford and its partner, SK Innovation, plan to build several plants to produce batteries for Ford’s electric vehicles, and they aren’t sure that they want the plants to use union labor. UAW is afraid this will lead to fewer union jobs in […]

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Canada Goose Workers Allege Unsafe Working Conditions in Winnipeg Factories

Credit to Author: Daniel Boguslaw| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 19:45:05 GMT

Workers attempting to unionize at three Manitoba factories of the luxury jacket brand allege the company has not provided adequate protections during the COVID-19 pandemic and has attempted to intimidate pro-union employees.

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Unions, Dems expedite Trump ouster

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2021 16:15:04 +0000

CUPERTINO: The largest trade union federation in the United States on Friday (Saturday in Manila) joined a growing chorus of business and political organizations calling for President Donald Trump’s immediate removal from office following Wednesday’s violent riot that he instigated. “The deadly storming of the US Capitol by a mob looking to overturn the results […]

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Electric Bus Manufacturing Workforce Training Launched In Los Angeles

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 07 Oct 2020 13:30:25 +0000

Are you excited about the large-scale arrival of electric buses? Are you uplifted by the promise of cleaner air on our streets and at our kids’ schools? Do you want to help produce those electric buses? In Los Angeles, you can now learn how to do so

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