Wentzville

Brian Kelly
July 11, 2020 - 12:38 pm
Coronavirus spike in St. Charles County prompts General Motors to layoff workers at its Wentzville plant.
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GM plant in Wentzville
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Brian Kelly
June 11, 2020 - 4:52 pm
Five employees at the Wentzville GM plant have tested positive for COVID-19, prompting the union to ask for a closing and cleaning.
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Wentzville City Hall
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Brian Kelly
April 09, 2020 - 4:58 pm
Wentzville Aldermen reject initial plan for community center, fear costs may top $40 million.
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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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Maria Keena
October 11, 2019 - 1:53 pm
(KMOX) — Despite high-level talks between General Motors and the United Auto Workers this week, the strike is taking a toll on people's wallets. And as KMOX's Maria Keena learned, people who don't work for GM in Wentzville are also feeling the pinch — people like Brian McCoy, a truck driver who...
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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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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson
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July 10, 2019 - 4:09 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed a business incentive bill aimed in part at enticing General Motors to expand in the state. Parson signed the legislation Wednesday in his Capitol office. The measure authorizes up to $50 million of tax credits for General Motors to...
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