For the first time in about a decade, the United Auto Workers are on strike at General Motors. Workers at more than 50 locations across the Midwest and southern states walked off the job Sunday after a vote to strike.
Six years after its Dort Highway companion was reduced to rubble, the Delphi Flint East (formerly A.C. Spark Plug) facility on Center Rd is following suit -- see photos and video of the ongoing demolition here.
You may remember this story from 2010. WJBK-TV in Detroit caught 13 Chrysler workers smoking weed and drinking while on break. They worked at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant. They were fired, now they're back.
Just two years removed from bankruptcy, General Motors has rebounded strongly with new designs and new cars, including the new Chevy Volt. It is expected that sharing the auto industry's prosperity will be a focus of future contract talks this year between the United Auto Workers and GM, Ford, …