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GM plant in Wentzville
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Associated Press
December 13, 2019 - 12:49 pm
WENTZVILLE, Mo. (AP) — General Motors plans to invest $1.5 billion in a suburban St. Louis plant that makes trucks and vans, officials announced Friday. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said in a statement that GM is pledging to keep 4,000 jobs at the Wentzville Assembly and Stamping Plant. Close to 4,300...
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Alex Degman
October 25, 2019 - 8:52 am
WENTZVILLE, Mo. (KMOX) — Roughly two-thirds of union members at the Wentzville General Motors plant have voted in favor of the company's latest contract proposal. United Auto Workers Local 2250 Secretary-Treasurer Darren Gilley says about 63 percent of production workers voted in favor, 70 percent...
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Bill Jackson, of St. Louis, gives a thumbs up to drivers that wave or honk as United Auto Workers outside the GM Wentzville Assembly Center in Wentzville, Mo., Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019.
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Associated Press
October 17, 2019 - 12:08 pm
By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — A tentative four-year contract with striking General Motors gives workers a mix of pay raises, lump-sum payments and an $11,000 signing bonus. In return, the contract allows GM to proceed with factory closures in Lordstown, Ohio, Warren, Michigan, and...
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Associated Press
October 16, 2019 - 11:12 am
By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — Bargainers for General Motors and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative contract deal on Wednesday that could end a monthlong strike that brought the company's U.S. factories to a standstill. The deal was hammered out after months of bargaining but...
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General Motors employees picket outside the Fairfax Assembly Plant in Kansas City, Kan. during the nationwide UAW strike against GM, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Associated Press
October 10, 2019 - 9:44 am
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Nearly four weeks into the United Auto Workers' strike against General Motors, employees are starting to feel the pinch of going without their regular paychecks. They're scaling back at the grocery, giving up on eating at restaurants and some are taking on part-time jobs while...
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John Kirk, right, a 20-year-employee, pickets with co-workers outside the General Motors Fabrication Division, Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, in Parma, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Associated Press
October 07, 2019 - 3:51 am
DETROIT (AP) — Contract talks aimed at ending a 21-day strike by the United Auto Workers against General Motors have taken a turn for the worse, hitting a big snag over product commitments for U.S. factories, a union official wrote in an email to members. The letter from UAW Vice President Terry...
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Brad Choat
September 15, 2019 - 5:54 pm
WENTZVILLE, Mo. (KMOX/AP) - More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike. Workers shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the U.S., as...
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GM plant in Wentzville
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May 15, 2019 - 11:58 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri lawmakers on Tuesday passed a package of new business tax breaks and scholarships backed by Gov. Mike Parson after a group of fellow Republicans opposed to parts of the bill ended a more than 27-hour filibuster in the Senate. At issue was legislation passed last...
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GM plant in Wentzville
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Michael Calhoun
May 02, 2019 - 1:25 am
JEFFERSON CITY (KMOX) -- General Motors is expected to meet with Missouri's Governor on Thursday. Does their agenda include discussion of a billion-dollar expansion of the Wentzville assembly plant? The meeting was first reported by the Post-Dispatch . GM has about 3,500 workers right now in St...
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