Detroit Automakers, UAW Squaring Off Over Wages, U.S. Jobs

The Big Three U.S. automakers and the United Auto Workers union will kick off bargaining on Monday. The aim is to agree to new contracts that would set how much more robust, post-recession profits the industry shares with workers--and determine union costs to win more U.S. jobs. UAW leaders said they will insist on raises for 139,000 blue-collar workers at U.S.