Could the Union Victory at VW Set Off a Wave?

Could the Union Victory at VW Set Off a Wave?

“If the workers in Chattanooga get a great contract, a big raise, better health benefits and then do the same at Mercedes, there will be a lot more good chances of getting good contracts in a short period of time,” said Madeline Janis, co-executive director of Jobs to Move America, a group committed to creating…

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VW Workers in Tennessee Vote for Union

VW Workers in Tennessee Vote for Union

In a landmark victory for organized labor, workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee voted overwhelmingly to join the United Automobile Workers union, becoming the first non-union auto plant in a Southern state to do so. The company said in a statement late Friday that the union won 2,628 votes to 985 against in a…

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Chinese Exports Are Threatening Biden’s Industrial Agenda

Chinese Exports Are Threatening Biden’s Industrial Agenda

President Biden’s trillion-dollar effort to boost American manufacturing and accelerate the transition to cleaner energy sources is colliding with a surge in cheap exports from China and threatening to devastate the investment and jobs central to Mr. Biden’s economic agenda. Mr Biden is considering new measures to protect emerging industries such as electric vehicle production…

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UK inflation, March 2024

UK inflation, March 2024

Workers deliver drinks to a pub in the City of London, Britain, on Tuesday, April 16, 2024. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Inflation in the U.K. fell to 3.2% from 3.4% in March, the Office for National Statistics said on Wednesday, but a series of higher-than-expected numbers prompted investors to increase their bets on…

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