Americas top stories: weekly summary
HOUSTON (ICIS)–Here are the top stories from ICIS News from the week ended 22 September.
United Auto Workers (UAW) membership will begin a “Stand Up Strike” at 38 Stellantis and GM parts distribution centres at 16:00 GMT (noon EST) after negotiations with two of the Big Three have made no progress since the strike began eight days ago.
A surge in new US industrial projects and a chronic shortage of construction labourers are contributing to cost overruns of about 50% for some renewable fuel and chemical projects.
Ford and labour union Unifor have reached a tentative three-year collective deal for about 5,600 Ford auto workers in Canada, thus avoiding a strike.
The United Auto Workers (UAW) union’s “Stand Up Strike” entered its fourth day on Monday, targeting one plant from each of the Big Three automakers amid efforts to improve wages and benefits for its 146,000 members.
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