Vorys on Labor

Vorys on Labor

Insights for the Labor Relations Professional

Tag Archives: union contract negotiations

Part 2: Will the Federal Government Take Over the UAW?

Posted in Union Organizing, Unions
Another shoe dropped on the growing UAW-Chrysler scandal.  Recently, Alphons Iacobelli, the former Chrysler VP of Labor Relations, was sentenced to 5½ years in federal prison for siphoning money from the joint UAW-FCA training center.  Mr. Iacobelli purchased a $350,000 Ferrari, $35,000 Mont Blanc pens, and built a pool in his backyard with money from… Continue Reading

Contentious Negotiations Ahead for Detroit 3 and UAW

Posted in Benefits, Negotiations, Unions
Within the next two weeks, the GM, Ford, and Fiat-Chrysler will begin the serious negotiations for new collective bargaining agreements.  The ceremonial opening of these negotiations occurred last month.  The current agreements expire on September 14, and all sides face serious issues. During the 2011 negotiations, two of the three companies were being bailed out… Continue Reading