Fiat Chrysler and UAW avoid a strike with tentative agreement

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative deal on a new labor agreement, averting a strike that would have seen the union’s 40,000 members walk off the job. The UAW’s bargaining committee made “significant gains” in the agreement, the union announced on its website.


Interactive report on Kansas City's downtown development boom

Downtown Kansas City’s rejuvenation is now rolling into a new era, with the start of the $100 million streetcar line on Main Street and 70 projects in areas that include Crown Center, the Crossroads Arts District, the Downtown Loop and River Market. We map the changes in an interactive report.

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Letters warn retired Teamsters of big pension cuts

Any reorganization of the decades-old Central States Pension Fund would take months

Members of Kansas City local plan to rally Saturday and protest the efforts to cut their pensions

A reorganization could serve as a model for other retirement plans with similar financial problems