When the strike first started, people were out in t-shirts and shorts, however they're bundled up around a fire. Closing in a month and some good news for these workers in the form of 25 extra dollars a week in strike pay.
Officials have confirmed that Striking General Motors employees will get an additional $265 and can now work part time jobs.
National Coney Island around Southeast Michigan will be showing their support by offering a special discount for all GM-UAW members. Valid with a GM badge, workers can receive 10% off their meal.
There is new hope for a possible end to the United Auto Workers strike against General Motors.
Friday was day 26 of the strike in a week that's seen General Motors leader Mary Barra and UAW leadership meet behind closed doors. But another week still without a resolution.
General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra has stepped into contract talks with striking auto workers, asking the union to wrap up outstanding issues and respond to a company offer made this week.
Thursday meant day 25 of the United Auto Workers strike against General Motors as talks intensify.
GM CEO Mary Barra met secretly with UAW leadership this week, amid concerns that negotiations had stalled between the company and union. Barra, in an unusual move reportedly met Wednesday with UAW President Gary Jones and Vice President Terry Dittes, who has been leading talks. The meeting happened at the Renaissance Center around 3:30 p.m..
A parent heard about what happened in class and wrote a Facebook post about it - and it struck a chord with a lot of Detroiters. It also got the attention of some school board members who called the allegations deeply concerning and unacceptable.
The United Auto Workers Union says it put a package4 on the table that was flatly rejected by General Motors Wednesday.
Now in its fourth week, the UAW strike has already hit automakers, union workers and ancillary businesses that cater to auto workers. Now, suppliers and dealerships are starting to show on the fringes of groups worried about the fallout from the strike. While General Motors prepared for the strike by stocking up on pickup trucks, there's now concerns the unveiling of the company's new Corvette may be delayed.
The nationwide UAW strike is now in its 4th week.
The Vice President of UAW-GM issued an update for day 21 of the strike. Noting that the most recent proposal issued to the GM company
Target is hoping to bring the magic of such characters as Mickey Mouse and Elsa to its own customers by opening permanent Disney shops at a cluster of stores starting this fall.
The state of Michigan isn't feeling the squeeze of the UAW strike yet, but it may not be that far off if a deal isn't reached soon.
UAW Ford is doing its part for breast cancer awareness month offering free mammograms to uninsured and under-insured women.
As the UAW strike against General Motors drags into its third week, picketing workers living on a striking wage of $250 are starting to feel the effects. As negotiations remain stagnate between the automaker and union leadership, those marching the streets ensure they won't give up. However, with cooler weather finally settling in across the midwest, many are finding it difficult to continue picketing without their regular paycheck coming in.
A Detroit police officer was sentenced Wednesday for breaking into a home while searching for a suspect, destroying the homeowner's property, and taking him away in handcuffs -- all unrelated to the original case.
The UAW rejected a proposal from GM on Monday night, after more than two weeks of negotiations. Leadership said the deal didn't satisfy the demands or needs of workers. The UAW then counteroffered with a proposal of their own, and are currently awaiting a response from GM.
As the UAW strike against General Motors bleeds into its third week, high profile presidential candidates and public officials from Michigan are wading into the fray. As Senator's Klobuchar and Warren spoke at a United Food and Commerical Workers (UFCW) event over the weekend, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson joined the picketers on Solitary Sunday.