Statement by UAW Vice President Terry Dittes Director of the UAW GM Department on GM Investment Announcement at Spring Hill, Lansing Delta and Other Locations
DETROIT – The future unveiled by General Motors today is a commitment to UAW members’ future work based on their skill, sweat and craftsmanship. And we are excited about building next generation vehicles like the EV Cadillac Lyriq and new generation Acadia at UAW Local 1853 and UAW Local 602 respectively.
Spring Hill will undergo major equipment upgrades including modification of the Paint and Body facilities in preparation for these next generation vehicles as the Acadia moves up to Lansing Delta Township.
These ongoing discussions are part of our collective bargaining process during the 2019 contract negotiations and we will continue to work with GM to invest in good paying jobs right here in the U.S.
And UAW members are committed to making GM’s investment in these new vehicles continued top sellers and best in class next generation electric vehicles.”