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December 30, 1936: The GM Sit-Down Strike Spreads to Flint, Michigan

Fighting for recognition of their union, the United Auto Workers, General Motors (GM) workers at the Fisher Body Plant No. 1 in Flint, Michigan launched a historic sit-down strike on December 30, 1936, just days after a successful strike at a Ford Motor Co. supplier, Kelsey-Hayes, won union recognition there. This was a period of…

Critics Rip GM Deferred Prosecution Agreement in Engine Switch Case – Corporate Crime Reporter

From the Corporate Crime Reporter, published by Russell Mokhiber: Critics Rip GM Deferred Prosecution Agreement in Engine Switch Case September 17th, 2015 @ 10:53 am General Motors will pay $900 million, enter into a deferred prosecution agreement and accept a monitor for three years as part of a settlement of allegations that it failed to…