The death toll from the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh swelled to more than 1,000 workers, cementing its place among a grisly lineup of the world’s worst industrial disasters and reinforcing calls that the tragedy lead to lasting change.
General Motors Co. will increase entry-level pay by $2 to $3 an hour as part of a tentative agreement on a new four-year contract with the United Auto Workers, said two people familiar with the accord.
Ford Motor Co. is discussing adding as many as 10,000 jobs in the U.S. in negotiations with the United Auto Workers union on a new four-year contract, according to three people familiar with the talks.
General Motors Co. and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative agreement on a four-year labor contract that improves profit sharing and will create jobs, the company and the union said in separate statements.
Boeing Co. engineers and technical workers split their votes over a new contract, potentially averting a dispute that threatened to disrupt efforts to fix the battery faults that grounded the global 787 Dreamliner fleet.