UAW Navistar members have voted to ratify a new six-year contract. The UAW negotiating team secured significant economic and benefit improvements including the elimination of all tiered wages, profit sharing, pension plan improvements, and a “no closing agreement” which includes language to retain the contract if the company is sold or merged. The agreement covers Navistar Local 6 and 2293 in Melrose Park; Local 472 in Atlanta; Local 119 in Dallas; Local 1872 in York, PA and Local 402 and 658 in Springfield, Ohio. “The UAW negotiating team was able to successfully bargain an end to tiered pay and a ... Read more
The Caterpillar UAW bargaining team has reached a tentative agreement. No details will be publicly released until Caterpillar UAW members have had a chance to review the agreement and highlights, and vote on the agreement. UAW members should check with their local unions which will set meetings, including date, time and place to review the details of the contract and conduct ratification votes next week.