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GM asks judge to submit UAW job transfer lawsuit issues to 'impartial' umpire

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One week after a federal judge in Youngstown denied General Motors' motion to dismiss the UAW's lawsuit that included job transfer rights of laid-off Lordstown Assembly Complex employees, the automaker is asking that issues in the lawsuit be handed over to an arbitrator to decide.

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GM investing $150 million into Flint truck assembly plant

A Chevrolet Silverado from the General Motors Flint Assembly Plant A Chevrolet Silverado from the General Motors Flint Assembly Plant
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General Motors has announced that they will invest $150 million into the Flint Assembly plant to increase the production of the all-new Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra heavy-duty pickups. 

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Judge denies GM's request to dismiss UAW lawsuit over employee transfers Video included

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A federal judge has denied a motion to rule in favor of General Motors which is being sued by the UAW over job transfer rights of laid-off Lordstown Assembly Complex employees.

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No commitment from GM on Lordstown plant after meeting Video included

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Lawmakers, including U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown, Rob Portman, and Rep. Tim Ryan, met Wednesday morning with General Motors CEO Mary Barra.

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Senators meeting with GM CEO on future of Lordstown plant

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Ohio's two U.S. Senators are scheduled to meet with General Motor's Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra Wednesday morning in Washington D.C. 

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GM exec defends electric pickup deal for Lordstown

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A General Motors executive is defending a proposal that would turn the Lordstown Complex over to a company that wants to build pickup trucks powered by electricity.

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Last work day for GM Lordstown

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The end of the work week marked another milestone at the GM Lordstown plant.  It was the last day of work for the few remaining United Auto Workers members who have been preparing the plant for the shutdown. 

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Union reacts to word that GM plans to sell the plant

Politicians react favorably to possible Lordstown plant sale, UAW apprehensive Video included

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While political leaders like President Trump and Congressman Tim Ryan are reacting positively to news that General Motors is in talks to sell its Lordstown Assembly Plant, the United Autoworkers union says it wants GM to keep the plant and make a new product there. 

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