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General Motors increases its investment in electric vehicles
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General Motors increases its investment in electric vehicles

GM declined to give details on where it will build the battery factoriesBut CFO Paul Jacobson said the plants will be similar in size to those being built in Lordstown, Ohio, and Spring Hill, Tennessee. Those facilities will employ about 1,000 people and cost about $ 2.3 billion.The factories were to be built in several more years, but they were advanced and should start operating by 2025. They are part of GM's plan to invest $ 35 billion in electric and autonomous vehicles between 2020 and 2025. The company has also announced plans to increase the capacity of US assembly plants to make electric vehicles, but has not provided details. !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s) {if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function(){n.callMethod? n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments)}; if(!f._fbq)f._fbq=n;n....
Union vote in GM de Silao did not favor workers: Secretary of Labor
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Union vote in GM de Silao did not favor workers: Secretary of Labor

The replacement of the vote, which will be done in a month, could generate a wider margin against preserving the current contract, especially if more workers who were apathetic or were afraid to vote showed up this time, said the academic expert in labor issues Alfonso Bouzas, from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. "All this new opportunity is going to awaken awareness and interest," he mentioned.Many collective contracts in Mexico consist of agreements between unions and companies without worker approval, a factor that has kept hourly wages well below those in the United States.Votes to ratify those contracts are now required due to a 2019 Mexican labor reform, which underpins the renewed free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, to ensure that workers are not b...
Tension between Mexico and the US due to labor issues
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Tension between Mexico and the US due to labor issues

As an example, they stated that last April there were a series of irregularities in the process of legitimizing the collective bargaining agreement between General Motors and the workers' union. 'Miguel Trujillo López'.However, Tai highlighted the reaction of the Government of Mexico, since the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare (STPS) He stopped the vote when he realized the irregularities, although he pointed out that this first labor demand supported by the T-MEC is a clear sign that Mexico must respect the rights of its workers.Last April, the agency reported that it annulled a union-led vote at the plant after discovering that unused ballots had been destroyed. When he asked the union to turn over the votes that had already been cast for inspection, the union refused, according to a...
The US asks Mexico to review the demand of GM workers in Guanajuato
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The US asks Mexico to review the demand of GM workers in Guanajuato

The White House established that its intervention in the case of the General Motors workers demonstrates the serious commitment of the government of President Joe Biden, to guarantee the defense of labor rights."Using the TMEC to help protect freedom of association and collective bargaining rights in Mexico, helps to stop the abuse of employees and implement the recent Mexican labor reforms," ​​clarified the Commercial Representation.The head of trade issues in the Biden administration added that she praised the Mexican government for intervening to suspend the vote when she learned of the irregularities in the process."The measures we take this day complement the efforts to guarantee that these workers can exercise their rights without limitation in the negotiation of the collective contr...
Mexico will immediately respond to US request on General Motors: AMLO
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Mexico will immediately respond to US request on General Motors: AMLO

<!--[if IE 9]><![endif]--> <!--[if IE 9]><![endif]--> <!-- Andrés Manuel López Obrador, President of Mexico / Photo: Cuartoscuro MEXICO CITY.- President Andrés Manuel López Obrador He said Mexico will immediately respond to the United States 'request to review the alleged denial of workers' rights at a General Motors truck plant in Silao, Guanajuato, the first labor dispute under the T-MEC. "They will immediately respond because it is, in effect, part of the Treaty", President López Obrador said in his press conference. The president said that it is a good thing that this type of labor dispute is resolved according to the new rules established in the trade agreement between Mexico, the United States an...
Diddy Pens Letter Accusing Corporate America Of Exploiting 'The Almighty Black Dollar'
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Diddy Pens Letter Accusing Corporate America Of Exploiting 'The Almighty Black Dollar'

Media mogul and rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs published an open letter on Thursday accusing corporate America ― and General Motors in particular ― of paying lip service to Black businesses without actually supporting them. “The same feet these companies use to stand with us in solidarity are the same feet they use to stand on our necks,” Diddy wrote in the letter, which was published on the website of his media network, Revolt. Diddy’s letter echoes the concerns of several other Black leaders and entrepreneurs who have accused GM CEO Mary Barra of stonewalling them and allocating less than 0.5% of the company’s advertising budget to Black-owned companies. Last week, a group including rapper and actor Ice Cube and Allen Media Group head Byron Allen took out a full-page ad in the Detroit Free P...