Tom Krisher

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UAW Workers Ratify Contract With Fiat Chrysler

Fiat logo on vehicle Bob Edme/Associated Press

DETROIT — Unionized workers at Fiat Chrysler have voted overwhelmingly to approve a new four-year contract with the company.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
December 12, 2019
Business

Fiat Chrysler, UAW Reach Tentative Deal on Contract

Fiat logo on vehicle Antonio Calanni/Associated Press

DETROIT — The United Auto Workers and Fiat Chrysler reached a tentative agreement Nov. 30 on a new four-year contract, which includes $9 billion in investments but still needs final approval from workers.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
December 2, 2019
Business

UAW President Gary Jones Steps Down as GM Sues Rival Alleging Union Bribery

Gary Jones Former United Auto Workers President Gary Jones by Carlos Osorio/Associated Press

DETROIT — United Auto Workers President Gary Jones abruptly resigned Nov. 20, capping a tumultuous day that saw union leaders move to oust him and General Motors accusing rival Fiat Chrysler in a lawsuit of bribing union officials to get more favorable contract terms from UAW.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
November 21, 2019
Business

GM Sues Fiat Chrysler, Alleging Union Bribes

GM logo Paul Sancya/AP

DETROIT — General Motors is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that its crosstown rival got an unfair business advantage by bribing officials of the United Auto Workers union.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
November 20, 2019
Business

Strike Possible as UAW Opens Talks With Fiat Chrysler

UAW picket line A UAW picket line during the recent GM strike. (Anthony Lanzilote/Bloomberg News)

DETROIT — The United Auto Workers union has begun to focus bargaining on Fiat Chrysler, raising the possibility of another strike against a Detroit automaker.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
November 18, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

Consumer Reports Finds Vehicle Redesigns Come With Glitches

2019 Mazda CX-5 at the New York Auto Show The 2019 Mazda CX-5 at the New York Auto Show on April 17, 2019. Consumer Reports found Mazda to be one of the most reliable brands. (Mark Lennihan/Associated Press)

DETROIT — When it comes to buying a new car, the latest and greatest may not be the most dependable.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
November 14, 2019
Business

Ford, UAW Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

Bernie Ricke and Joseph Hinrichs United Auto Workers Local 600 President Bernie Ricke (left) talks with Ford Motor Co. President of Automotive Joseph R. Hinrichs after opening contract talks on July 15 in Dearborn, Mich. (Carlos Osorio/AP)

DETROIT — The United Auto Workers union has reached a tentative contract agreement with Ford after three days of intense bargaining.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
October 31, 2019
Business

GM Profit Falls 7% in Q3 as Strike Cuts Production

General Motors facility in Langhorne, Pa. Matt Rourke/AP

GM reported Oct. 29 that its third-quarter net profit fell 7% as a strike by the United Auto Workers union brought its U.S. factories to a standstill.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
October 29, 2019
Government, Business

Fiat Chrysler to Pay $40 Million Fine for Overstating Sales Numbers

Closeup of Fiat logo Antonio Calanni/Associated Press

DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler is paying $40 million to settle with U.S. securities regulators who say the automaker misled investors by overstating its monthly sales numbers over a five-year period.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
September 27, 2019
Business

GM Reverses Course, Says Strikers Will Keep Health Coverage

United Auto Workers strike sign A sign is posted during a demonstration outside a General Motors facility in Langhorne, Pa., on Sept. 23, 2019. (Matt Rourke/Associated Press)

DETROIT — General Motors now says striking workers will get company-paid health insurance, nine days after telling the union that coverage would be cut off.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
September 26, 2019

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