United Automobile Workers
The four-year investigation has resulted in charges against a dozen individuals for illegal payouts to union officials.
The work stoppage lasted 40 days and was the longest the auto industry had seen in two decades.
"Roy A. McCombs tragically lost his life today on a picket line standing up for a better life for himself and his coworkers," the union said.
A union council still needs to approve it in order to bring a painful work stoppage to a close.
General Motors now says company-funded benefits will continue uninterrupted during the work stoppage of nearly 50,000 workers.
The company has stopped paying for health insurance but says the union's strike policy is retroactive so nobody really went without.
There are almost 50,000 United Auto Workers on strike, making it the largest auto strike in a decade.
The union will be covering the cost of COBRA during the lapse.
It's not that complicated. GM has been highly profitable, and workers haven't forgotten the sacrifices they made to prop up the company.
The auto industry hasn't seen a United Auto Workers walkout like this in years.
The union and the automaker failed to come to an agreement on a new four-year collective bargaining deal.
The work stoppage would involve nearly 50,000 workers. "We'll see them on the picket lines tonight," the union said.
The union and U.S. automakers are bracing for an especially tough fight at the bargaining table this summer.
The election underscores the challenges unions still face in organizing workers in the South.
At stake are 1,700 potential members and a major foothold in an area not friendly to unions.
Trump said United Auto Workers union dues are too high now that a major GM plant is closing on his watch.
Sometimes when workers lose, investors win.
The UAW backed another Democrat in the April nomination contest.