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Tesla Firings May Impact NLRB Investigation

Union-led protests against Tesla’s firing of between 400 to 1000 manufacturing employees may impact a labor complaint filed by the National Labor Relation Board (NLRB) against Tesla’s labor practices on August 31.

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Tesla: United Auto Workers Start Organizing Push

The United Auto Workers union announced that it will be targeting Tesla Motor’s Fremont, California factory for unionization efforts, now that the electric vehicle maker plans to ramp up production to over 500,000 units a year.

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Last Boeing C-17 Leaves Long Beach Plant Killed by Union

As former employees and retirees reminisced about how a union strike killed their jobs, the last C-17 military transport plane left Boeing’s Long Beach assembly plant, which had employed 35,000 workers a decade ago.

Dennis Williams, UAW (Bill Pugliano / Getty)

UAW Celebrates Membership Growth by Preparing to Strike in September

With the strike ban that was a pre-condition of the GM and Fiat Chrysler federal bailouts expiring, United Auto Workers (UAW) locals are collecting food and encouraging union members to save for a potential strike when the Big Three four-year labor agreement expires on September 14.