GM Squeezed $118 Million From Its Workers, Then Shut Their Factory

By David Welch, -

The union hall in Lordstown, Ohio, is a hive of confusion, anxiety and anger. Mostly anger. Three weeks after employees at the town’s General Motors Co. compact car plant assembled their last [...]

Auto Workers Walk Off Job To Save GM Plant

By Ed Adamczyk, -

Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Union workers at a Canadian car seat plant walked off the job Friday to protest General Motors' planned closure of an Ontario manufacturing facility. About 220 workers at the Lear [...]

UAW, Democrats Block Workers Struggle Against GM Shutdowns

By Marcus Day, WSWS -

“We absolutely have to unify to take on GM. In the 1960s, there were hundreds of thousands of GM workers and it’s been dwindling for decades.” “If we are to fight GM, we are going to have to [...]

Viewpoint: What’s Good For The Country? New Owners For GM

By Toni Gilpin, -

Just after Thanksgiving, GM declared that in 2019 it will close three major assembly and two smaller transmission facilities in North America. The bombshell announcement, which came despite GM’s [...]

GM Closures: Oshawa Needs More Than ‘Thoughts And Prayers’

By Steven High, -

All eyes in Canada have turned to Oshawa, Ont., following the announcement by General Motors that it will end auto manufacturing in the city after more than a century of production. In the coming [...]