Detroit automakers, UAW agree to curb production to contain coronavirus
Wednesday, 18 March 2020 The Detroit Three automakers and United Auto Workers agreed on Tuesday to curtail production at U.S. factories and limit the number of workers on the job at one time to prevent the spread of the coronavirus among roughly 150,000 factory employees.
The Boston City Council unanimously approved an ordinance that will ban face tracking. This includes the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city officials and police. Detroit police arrested and interrogated a man after facial recognition incorrectly identified him. Local bans on facial recognition, like this Boston ordinance, will undercut big tech efforts. It will stop facial recognition acceptance and reform at the federal level.
Factory workers began returning to assembly lines in Michigan on Monday (May 11), paving the way to reopen the U.S. auto sector but stoking fears of a second wave of coronavirus infections as strict lockdowns are eased across the country. Cox Automotive Executive Publisher Karl Brauer describes some of the challenges automotive manufacturing plants face in reopening.
Ford Motor Company is teaming up with 3M and GE Healthcare and the UAW to lend its manufacturing and engineering expertise to quickly expand production of urgently needed medical equipment and supplies..
Detroit, Mich., Mar 20, 2020 / 06:01 pm (CNA).- A dissenting Catholic LGBT advocacy group rejects Church teaching and confuses the Christian path to holiness,... CNA Also reported by •Catholic Culture •Seattle Times
Detroit, Mich., Mar 2, 2020 / 02:06 pm (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Detroit announced Sunday that Pope Francis has granted the title of minor basilica to Ste. Anne... CNA Also reported by •Catholic Culture •SeattlePI.com