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GM Sends Manufacturing Jobs to South Korea as U.S. Workers Are Laid Off

General Motors (GM) executives announced this week that two of their vehicles will be produced in South Korea as American workers in Lordstown, Ohio are left jobless after their GM plant closure and other Americans’ jobs at the corporation hang in the balance.

LORDSTOWN, OH - MARCH 06: GM Lordstown workers hold a rally outside the GM Lordstown plant on March 6, 2019 in Lordstown, Ohio. The sprawling facility was idled today after more than 50 years producing cars and other vehicles, falling victim to changing U.S. auto preferences, according to the company. …

American Workers Being Laid Off by GM Ignored at State of the Union

The thousands of American workers laid off and in the process of being laid off by multinational corporation General Motors (GM) were effectively ignored at the State of the Union as the fight to save their jobs has had little interest among the political elite.

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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.

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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.

Dennis Williams, UAW (Bill Pugliano / Getty)