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FCA-UAW scandal nears new potential target - The Detroit News

FCA-UAW scandal nears new potential targetThe Detroit NewsDetroit – A former United Auto Workers official is under investigation and a potential target of the FBI probe into a multimillion-dollar conspiracy within the top ranks of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and the union, The Detroit News has learned ...and more »

How feds say a Fiat Chrysler company man and a union negotiator teamed up to get rich - Detroit Free Press;

How feds say a Fiat Chrysler company man and a union negotiator teamed up to get rich - Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressHow feds say a Fiat Chrysler company man and a union negotiator teamed up to get richDetroit Free PressGeneral Holiefield was a larger-than-life union negotiator with a big smile who teamed up with a sharply dressed corporate executive at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to siphon money into each other's pockets, according to a 42-page grand jury indictment ...and more »

As Mississippi vote nears, labor board says Nissan broke law - Chattanooga Times Free Press;

As Mississippi vote nears, labor board says Nissan broke law - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga Times Free PressAs Mississippi vote nears, labor board says Nissan broke lawChattanooga Times Free PressU.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., right, expresses his desire for a company intimidation free union vote at the Nissan vehicle assembly plant in Canton, Miss., during a Jackson, Miss., news conference, Monday, July 31, 2017, where he was joined by ...and more »

Former UAW Leader's Widow Arraigned For Role In Conspiracy Payoff - CBS Detroit

Former UAW Leader's Widow Arraigned For Role In Conspiracy PayoffCBS DetroitDETROIT (WWJ) — The widow of a former UAW leader has been arraigned today for her role in allegedly pocketing over $1 million intended for Fiat Chrysler employee training. Between 2009 and 2014, Morgan and her then-husband UAW Vice President ...and more »

Monica Morgan pleads not guilty to charges in UAW-FCA conspiracy - Automotive News (subscription) (blog);

Monica Morgan pleads not guilty to charges in UAW-FCA conspiracy - Automotive News (subscription) (blog)

Automotive News (subscription) (blog)Monica Morgan pleads not guilty to charges in UAW-FCA conspiracyAutomotive News (subscription) (blog)Monica Morgan, right, and her attorney, Steve Fishman heading to court on Monday in Detroit. She pleaded not guilty and was released on a $10,000 bond. Photo credit: KATIE BUDA. Send us a Letter. Have an opinion about this story? Click here to submit a ...and more »

Nissan charged with unfair labor practices ahead of union vote - NBC2 News;

Nissan charged with unfair labor practices ahead of union vote - NBC2 News

NBC2 NewsNissan charged with unfair labor practices ahead of union voteNBC2 NewsThe National Labor Relations Board has filed an unfair labor practice complaint against Nissan ahead of a closely watched vote to organize a union that's scheduled at its Canton, Mississippi, assembly plant, later this week. By Chris Isidore. NEW YORK ...and more »

Late UAW official's wife in court on conspiracy, tax charges - Chron.com

Late UAW official's wife in court on conspiracy, tax chargesChron.comDETROIT (AP) — A federal judge has entered a not guilty plea for the wife of a former United Auto Workers vice president on conspiracy and tax charges alleging a multiyear scheme to reward her and her late husband with first-class travel, designer ...and more »

One Union's Desperate Effort to Unionize Automakers in the South - Daily Signal;

One Union's Desperate Effort to Unionize Automakers in the South - Daily Signal

Daily SignalOne Union's Desperate Effort to Unionize Automakers in the SouthDaily SignalThe United Auto Workers' membership has fallen by over two-thirds since 1979. (Photo: Rebecca Cook/Reuters/Newscom). Commentary By. Trey Kovacs / @TreyKovacsCEI. Trey Kovacs is a policy analyst with the Competitive Enterprise Institute. A union ...and more »

FCA scandal figure not a 'gold digger,' friends say - The Detroit News;

FCA scandal figure not a 'gold digger,' friends say - The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsFCA scandal figure not a 'gold digger,' friends sayThe Detroit NewsThe wife of a former United Auto Workers vice president was released on $10,000 unsecured bond Monday after being arraigned on federal charges she pocketed money in a $1.2 million conspiracy involving Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC. The federal ...and more »

Friends defend UAW exec's widow in alleged $2.2M scam: 'She is not (a) gold digger' - Detroit Free Press;

Friends defend UAW exec's widow in alleged $2.2M scam: 'She is not (a) gold digger' - Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressFriends defend UAW exec's widow in alleged $2.2M scam: 'She is not (a) gold digger'Detroit Free PressAfter years of working as a professional photographer, Monica Morgan — the indicted widow of a onetime powerful UAW executive — found herself in unfamiliar territory today: Getting her mug shot. Morgan, who is charged with using stolen Fiat Chrysler ...and more »

Nissan workers in Mississippi deserve representation - Jackson Clarion Ledger;

Nissan workers in Mississippi deserve representation - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Jackson Clarion LedgerNissan workers in Mississippi deserve representationJackson Clarion LedgerI have worked at the Nissan plant in Canton as a production technician for 14 years. I like my job, and when I began working at the plant in 2003, our future looked bright: good pay, health insurance, and a pension to boot. Since that time, conditions ...and more »

Nissan: Driving Mississippi's economy - Jackson Clarion Ledger;

Nissan: Driving Mississippi's economy - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Jackson Clarion LedgerNissan: Driving Mississippi's economyJackson Clarion LedgerThe spirits of American manufacturing workers are rising. Our state and nation's elected leaders are improving our competitive position in a 21st-century global marketplace. These efforts have resulted in a steady increase in new highly skilled, modern ...and more »

The glamorous public life of Monica Morgan - Automotive News (subscription) (blog);

The glamorous public life of Monica Morgan - Automotive News (subscription) (blog)

Automotive News (subscription) (blog)The glamorous public life of Monica MorganAutomotive News (subscription) (blog)Over the course of her more than 30-year career, Morgan has photographed -- and been photographed with -- countless celebrities. A published columnist and entrepreneur, Morgan has traveled around the globe, flying first class in designer clothing.and more »

Union Officials Allegedly Funneled More Than A $1 Million To Their Own Pockets - The Daily Caller

Union Officials Allegedly Funneled More Than A $1 Million To Their Own PocketsThe Daily CallerA federal indictment unsealed in July could be just the beginning of a larger corruption scandal embroiling both Fiat Chrysler Automotive (FCA) and the United Auto Workers (UAW). The indictment, released Wednesday, alleges UAW leaders partnered with ...and more »

Nissan Launches Anti-Union Blitz - MediaPost Communications

Nissan Launches Anti-Union BlitzMediaPost CommunicationsNissan supervisors have worn “vote no” t-shirts to work in recent days, and in some cases held one-on-one talks with employees to discourage them from joining the UAW. Videos are running on loop in the plant's break areas, painting unions in a bad light.and more »

Indiana Fiat Chrysler workers react to UAW bribery indictment - World Socialist Web Site

Indiana Fiat Chrysler workers react to UAW bribery indictmentWorld Socialist Web SiteWorkers at Fiat Chrysler's Kokomo, Indiana casting plant have been using Facebook to circulate the World Socialist Web Site's article on the federal indictment charging that FCA officials handed more than $1 million in bribes to the United Auto Workers ...and more »

Nissan workers don't want UAW - Automotive News (subscription) (blog);

Nissan workers don't want UAW - Automotive News (subscription) (blog)

Automotive News (subscription) (blog)Nissan workers don't want UAWAutomotive News (subscription) (blog)I have worked for Nissan Canton for 14 years. I went there for better pay and benefits. From day one, the UAW has been trying to get their greedy hands in the door ("UAW's Williams 'confident' union can win vote at Nissan plant," autonews.com, July 20).and more »

FCA-UAW scandal: More to come - Automotive News (subscription) (blog);

FCA-UAW scandal: More to come - Automotive News (subscription) (blog)

Automotive News (subscription) (blog)FCA-UAW scandal: More to comeAutomotive News (subscription) (blog)Former UAW President Bob King, left, shakes hands with Alphons Iacobelli, then-Chrysler labor relations chief, in 2011. Behind them are former UAW Vice President General Holiefield and then-Chrysler Senior Vice President Manufacturing Scott Garberding.and more »

Why autoworkers must say 'no thank you' to unions - Washington Times

Why autoworkers must say 'no thank you' to unionsWashington TimesAs a 21-year autoworker in Michigan, and a forced dues-paying member of the United Auto Workers for 19 of those years, I have watched union officials waste millions of dollars attempting to organize manufacturing facilities in the South. It has done so ...and more »

Nissan Launches Anti-Union Blitz Ahead Of Pivotal UAW Election - HuffPost;

Nissan Launches Anti-Union Blitz Ahead Of Pivotal UAW Election - HuffPost

HuffPostNissan Launches Anti-Union Blitz Ahead Of Pivotal UAW ElectionHuffPostAs the United Auto Workers seek a foothold in the region, the automaker is telling its Mississippi employees that a “yes” vote could jeopardize everything they have. By Dave Jamieson. Bloomberg via Getty Images. Nissan workers will vote this week in a ...and more »