Detroit, Mich. – The National UAW-Ford Council convened today and voted to send the proposed Tentative Agreement with Ford Motor Company for a ratification vote of UAW members. In doing so, the UAW released details of the tentative agreement as approved by the UAW-Ford National Negotiators and the Council. The National UAW-Ford Council consists of Ford local leaders nationwide. Local Unions will now proceed with informational meetings and ratification votes at all Ford local unions to be held beginning November 4 with all local votes due into Detroit on November 15. “This contract provides over $6 Billion in new product ... Read more
DETROIT – UAW members at General Dynamics Corporation have announced that they have reached tentative agreement today. “The bargaining committees at General Dynamics have worked hard to reach a fair agreement for our members that protects job security, wages and benefits,” said UAW Secretary-Treasurer Ray Curry, director of the UAW General Dynamics Department. General Dynamics is the fifth largest defense contractor in the United States and has UAW members at manufacturing plants in Lima, Oh, Scranton, PA and Sterling Heights, MI. Details of the contract will be withheld until UAW members can be briefed on the Tentative Agreement prior to ... Read more
The UAW National Negotiators, elected by their local unions, achieved major wins for UAW-GM members in the Proposed Tentative Agreement. Detroit – Today, after five weeks of intense negotiations, the UAW GM National Negotiators and UAW GM Vice President Terry Dittes announced the achievement of a Proposed Tentative Agreement with General Motors. The elected national negotiators voted to recommend the UAW GM National Council accept the Proposed Tentative Agreement as the agreement represents major gains for UAW workers. “The number one priority of the national negotiation team has been to secure a strong and fair contract that our members deserve,” ... Read more
“Some progress was made in the Daimler Truck negotiations, but fell way short of reaching a tentative agreement to present to our members. The parties agreed to extend the Collective Bargaining Agreement on a day by day basis and schedule additional Bargaining Sessions”. Terry Dittes UAW Vice President and Director of the Heavy Truck Department said “We will continue to negotiate with the employer and use whatever means necessary until we achieve terms of a contract that we can be proud of to bring to our membership to ratify”.
UAW members at Caterpillar voted on Sunday, March 26th, to ratify their tentative Central Agreement. All local agreements have been ratified except UAW Local 974 Peoria. UAW Local 974 has rescheduled their supplemental local agreement vote for April 1, 2017. UAW members should check for the location and time with their local union. The six-year agreements cover over 5,000 members in Illinois and Pennsylvania.
*****BARGAINING UPDATE****** UAW Local 6000’s bargaining team has reached a tentative agreement with the state of Michigan in contract negotiations regarding wages and benefits for the two-year period beginning Oct. 1, 2017. The tentative agreement for the UAW members working for the state of Michigan includes wage increases in both years of the contract. In addition, there is no increase in costs or loss of any benefits in their insurance. UAW Local 6000 members will receive a 3 percent wage increase on Oct. 1, 2017, and a 2 percent wage increase on Oct. 2, 2018, pending ratification. Complete details will ... Read more
BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP, MI — Nexteer Automotive workers represented by UAW Local 699 in Saginaw County ratified a proposed five-year contract Friday, Dec. 18. “The people have spoken and that’s the vote,” said UAW Local 699 President Rick Burzynski. Read more on MLIVE.com >>>
More than 2,000 Kohler Co. union employees are heading back to work after voting Wednesday night to accept a new four-year labor contract, bringing an end to a 4 ½-week-old strike at Sheboygan County’s largest employer. The labor deal includes compromises by both sides on health care costs and a two-tier wage system that the union had hoped to eliminate. Read more on sheboyganpress.com >>>
Negotiators for Kohler Co. and the United Auto Workers have reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract, the local union president said Tuesday night. If approved by the membership of UAW Local 833, the deal would end a strike by some 2,000 workers that began four and a half weeks ago. Read the full article on jsonline.com >>>
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