Tag: Stellantis

UAW Local 1166 Stellantis Kokomo Casting Members on Strike

The members of UAW Local 1166 Kokomo are asking the company to provide them with a safe and comfortable place to work. Among their demands are for management to repair, replace and maintain the HVAC systems (something the company promised to do years ago), address other health and safety issues, provide clean uniforms like it does for workers at other plants, and fix some work rules. “Stellantis claims it has no money to meet the basic needs of UAW Local 1166 members while, at the same time, it is making record profits and investing billions in a new battery plant ... Read more

UAW Commends Stellantis Investment in UAW Facilities

Detroit – Today Stellantis announced a $99 million investment which includes $83 million for Dundee Engine Plant (UAW Local 723) and $14 million for Kokomo Castings (UAW Locals 1166 and 1302). “We commend the announcement from Stellantis to invest in UAW facilities,” says UAW President Ray Curry. “When companies invest in UAW facilities, they are recognizing that UAW members add value to the company’s success.” “This morning’s announcement from Stellantis to invest in Dundee Engine Local 723 and Kokomo Casting Locals 1166 and 1302 is great news for our members,” says UAW Vice President and Director of the Stellantis Department ... Read more

UAW Statement on Stellantis and Samsung Joint Venture for Battery Plant in Kokomo, Indiana

Detroit – Today, Stellantis NV announced it will be building a new battery plant in Kokomo, Indiana, as part of a joint venture with Samsung. “UAW applauds the decision to invest in domestic production, and our union looks forward to being a part of its success,” says UAW President Ray Curry. “As President Biden recently said during his visit to South Korea, the most highly skilled and dedicated and engaged workers in the world are American union members. We look forward to having UAW members be a part of the success of this new joint venture.” Vice President Cindy Estrada, ... Read more

President Biden Shouts Out UAW on International Visit

President Biden delivered these remarks today after touring Samsung Electronics Pyeongtaek Campus in South Korea.   It’s a remarkable testament to hear the leader of the free world acknowledging the role of organized labor on an international visit.  His full remarks can be read here:   https://bit.ly/3sKHGiM From President Biden –  I urge Samsung and Stellantis and any company investing in the United States to enter into partnerships with our most highly skilled and dedicated and engaged workers you can find anywhere in the world: American union members. Stellantis knows how much benefit comes from a successful relationship with a union in ... Read more

Statement of UAW Vice President Cindy Estrada Director of the UAW Stellantis Department on 2021 Profit Sharing Announcement

Detroit – During the 2019 Collective Bargaining with Stellantis, the UAW bargaining team fought hard for an enhanced profit sharing formula that more fairly distributed profit earnings based on the company’s unique structure. Today’s announcement that eligible UAW Stellantis members will receive an eligible profit sharing amount of $14,670 is a reflection of the hard work and dedication UAW members bring toward the success of Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge and RAM sales. UAW Stellantis members are proud of the product they create every day especially during challenging environments over the past two years. We continue to make sure that this dedication ... Read more

STATEMENT FROM UAW VICE PRESIDENT CINDY ESTRADA,  DIRECTOR OF THE UAW STELLANTIS DEPARTMENT ON STELLANTIS $229 MILLION INVESTMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

Detroit – “Today’s announced investment in the UAW Stellantis Kokomo plants is a result of the hard work and attention to quality that the UAW- Stellantis workforce has demonstrated over the past years. During the 2019 Negotiations the UAW Negotiators made it a priority that as we transition into the next generation of vehicles and powertrains the UAW members must continue to build these great products. The commitment to building these multi-tool transmissions will enable Kokomo UAW members to continue the quality transmissions used in today’s gas and hybrid technology while preparing for electric vehicles and new technologies far into ... Read more

Statement on Protocols After Meeting With the COVID-19 Task Force

Detroit – Out of an abundance of caution, the COVID-19 Joint Task Force, comprised of the UAW, Ford, General Motors and Stellantis, has decided to continue to require workers to wear masks at the worksite until the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issues guidelines in response to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recent change in Covid-19 workplace standards. Ford, General Motors and Stellantis will also comply with all state, county, and city regulations where we operate facilities. The COVID-19 Task Force met and after reviewing the CDC guidelines and OSHA standards, decided it is best for ... Read more

Statement from UAW Vice President Cindy Estrada on Stellantis Profit Sharing for UAW Members

Detroit — “The UAW Stellantis 2020 Profit Sharing announced today is great news for our members given the challenges we experienced last year. The average payout of $8,010 is well deserved for the hard work, dedication and sacrifices the membership showed in 2020. I would like to thank the 2019 UAW FCA National Negotiating Team for their hard work in improving the Profit-Sharing Plan which is realizing a 12% increase in the payout this year over the previous agreement.”