Tag: Auto Bargaining

UAW-FORD MEMBERS RATIFY NEW CONTRACT

Detroit, Mich. — The members have voted to ratify a new four-year collective bargaining agreement with Ford by a 51.4% majority. The results of the voting are as follows: *Production Workers: 51.3% in favor *Skilled Trades: 52.4% in favor UAW President Dennis Williams stated: “Our UAW members have ratified the national agreement after a long process and much debate. The voice of the majority has secured a strong future that will provide job security and economic stability for themselves and their families.” “There is no higher authority than the membership. Through a fair and democratic process UAW-Ford members have delivered ... Read more

UAW-GM National Agreement Ratification

Detroit, Mich. — Today the UAW-GM Council and the International Union, UAW’s International Executive Board (IEB) met to discuss the ratification results for the tentative National Agreement recently negotiated with General Motors LLC.  As previously noted, while the majority of the entire UAW-GM membership voted in favor of the tentative agreement – 55.4 percent in favor versus 44.6 percent against – the skilled trades membership voted against ratification.  Following receipt of these ratification results, meetings were held with the UAW skilled trades membership at each GM worksite in order to determine the issues for their rejection of the tentative agreement. ... Read more

UAW-Ford full contractual language and highlights of proposed tentative agreement

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$9 Billion in New U.S. Investments to Create or Secure 8,500 Jobs for UAW Members Under Tentative Agreement with Ford

Clear Path to Traditional Wages for Current Members; $8,500 Ratification Bonus — Tentative Agreement Approved Overwhelmingly by UAW National Ford Council, Now Heads to Vote by UAW Ford Membership DETROIT- New U.S. investments worth $9 Billion are expected to create or secure 8,500 jobs for UAW members under a new Tentative Agreement with Ford that was overwhelmingly approved by the local union leaders on the UAW National Ford Council Monday. The Tentative Agreement ensures that current UAW members will have a clear path to traditional wages and health care benefits remain unchanged. The Tentative Agreement will now go before the ... Read more

UAW-GM Contract Ratification Results

Detroit, Mich.  — Today the UAW concluded a week-long ratification process concerning a tentative agreement negotiated between the UAW and General Motors LLC.  A majority of UAW members at General Motors have voted in favor of the tentative agreement, as follows: Total National Agreement bargaining unit results Production            58.3% Yes     41.7% No Skilled Trades       40.5% Yes     59.5% No Overall 55.43% voted for the agreement; 44.57% voted against the agreement. The UAW has not deemed the tentative agreement ratified. Rather, in accordance with the UAW’s Constitution and applicable administrative guidance, the UAW will hold meetings with its UAW-GM Skilled Trades ... Read more

UAW-Ford Bargaining Committee Reached Proposed Tentative Agreement

Tentative Agreement awaiting ratification from National Ford Council Detroit, Mich. – The UAW-FORD bargaining team announced today that it has reached a proposed tentative agreement with Ford Motor Company, securing job security, substantial economic gains and other contractual gains for members. The bargaining team unanimously voted to send the proposed tentative agreement to local union leaders who make up the union’s UAW National Ford Council (NFC). “We appreciate the solidarity from our members while we worked to secure the details of this proposed tentative agreement,” said UAW President Dennis Williams. “We negotiated for a proposal that will solidify job security ... Read more

What GM’s Pay Raises Mean for America’s Middle Class

The UAW is considering a contract with GM factory workers. Americans have historically looked to autoworkers to lead the way in raising wages and setting the bar for middle class jobs. During the post war era, UAW contracts were often copied by the steelworkers (USW), electrical workers (IUE), and other industrial unions. The rising wages and benefits of industrial workers, in turn, led to greater demand for goods and services and a rising standard of living for other workers as well. Through labor organizing and collective bargaining, the rank and file of the United Auto Workers union helped raise and ... Read more

UAW GM Summary and Full Language of Proposed Tentative Agreement

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UAW FCA members ratify new contract

DETROIT – The members have voted to ratify a new four-year collective bargaining agreement with FCA by a 77% majority. The results of the voting are as follows: • Production workers – 77% • Skilled Trades – 72% • Salaried Bargaining Unit – 87% President Williams stated, “The recent bargaining process that took place on behalf of our members at FCA is a testament to the UAW’s democratic values and commitment to our members. The resolve of our membership and the dedication of our negotiating team has produced an agreement that affords UAW members a strong wage package and job ... Read more

UAW Announces Next Round of Bargaining

The UAW announced today that it will pursue a contract for UAW-GM members in the next round of Big Three bargaining as negotiations continue at Ford.