Video: American Axle and Chrysler workers in Detroit speak out

22 March 2008

The World Socialist Web Site spoke with striking American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) workers, and Chrysler workers supporting their struggle, as the strike by 3,650 AAM workers at plants in Michigan and western New York enters in fourth week.

Video: American Axle Strikers in Detroit Defy Wage-Cut Demands

17 March 2008

American Axle strikers defy UAW wage cutting pattern as their strike enters its fourth week.

Arrests on American Axle picket line in Detroit

14 March 2008

Several striking auto workers in Detroit were arrested on the picket line at American Axle and Manufacturing on Friday morning, March 14, as the company moved a number of semis through the picket lines. Local police and the local media outlets had been mobilized in force in an obvious, orchestrated effort to provoke a confrontation and force an end to the strike.

Video: WSWS speaks to striking auto workers in Detroit

29 February 2008

Reporters from the World Socialist Web Site visited the picket lines at American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) in Detroit February 28 to interview striking auto workers. Workers at five AAM plants in Michigan and New York walked out Tuesday, February 26, after the expiration of their four-year contract in defiance of the company's demands that they accept the reduction of wages from $23 an hour to $14.

Video: WSWS Interviews Striking American Axle Workers

By a WSWS reporting team, 27 February 2008

The WSWS interviewed workers on the picket line during the first day of their strike against American Axle & Manufacturing

Video: WSWS Speaks to Ford Workers

12 November 2007

The WSWS spoke with Ford workers at UAW Local 600 and the Ford Rouge Center in Dearborn, Michigan regarding the contract vote.

Video: WSWS speaks to Detroit Chrysler workers

23 October 2007

Workers at UAW local 7 spoke to the WSWS at the contract vote on Sunday where they voted by a wide margin to reject the proposed agreement.

Video: Jim Lawrence, GM worker & 2004 SEP candidate, on GM pact

9 October 2007

The WSWS interviewed Jim Lawrence, retired GM auto worker and Socialist Equality Party Vice Presidential Candidate in the 2004 elections on September 29, 2007. This is a video of portions of that interview

Video: UAW Officials in Michigan Threaten Socialist Equality Party

6 October 2007

Union officials, including UAW Local 735 President Chuck Rogers, threatened SEP supporters on October 3 as they distributed leaflets opposing the GM contract to workers at the Willow Run transmission plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan

Video: General Motors strikers in Michigan speak to WSWS

25 September 2007

The World Socialist Web Site discusses the issues with auto workers from Ypsilanti, Michigan in their strike against General Motors.