Chicago Area Mechanics Speak Out About Isolation Of Their Struggle

By Jessica Goldstein, WSWS. -

After more than three weeks on strike, mechanics in the Chicago area, members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) Local 701, are being kept in the dark [...]

Workers Refuse To Return To Work After COVID Cases Hit Plant

By Paul A. Eisenstein, The Detroit Bureau. -

Just two days after reopening its U.S. and Canadian plants – and a day before hosting a visit by President Donald Trump – Ford briefly was forced to shutter two assembly lines when multiple [...]

Migrants Lead Struggle As ‘Reopening’ Fuels Resistance

By Sue Davis, -

Ford Motors CEO Jim Farley said during a recent conference call, “The auto industry is [the U.S.] economic engine. Restarting the entire auto ecosystem is how we restart the economy.” (New York [...]

Drive To Reopen Auto Plants Threatens Thousands Of Lives

By Shannon Jones, WSWS. -

“I think the bottom line is the politicians and companies don’t care and made a decision to get auto manufacturing going again. While the union is just playing their part and preaching safety [...]