Tag: UAW Local 1472

UAW Vollrath Workers in Sheboygan Ratify Contract Suspend Strike; Work To Resume Sunday

Detroit – Over 265 members of UAW Local 1472 suspended their strike Friday and will resume shifts at Vollrath Manufacturing Services in Sheboygan, Wisconsin on Sunday’s 3rd shift after ratifying a new contract. Vollrath produces deep drawing, metal spinning, metal fabrication, annealing, polishing & finishing, refrigeration systems as a major employer for Sheboygan families. “We appreciate every single one of our members who stood together through this strike,” said  Rob Kilgore, President/Bargaining Chair of UAW Local 1472. The contract was ratified overwhelmingly by members on Friday with significant gains. “Our members have been united and stuck together with the bargaining committee to ... Read more

UAW Vollrath Workers in Sheboygan Go on Strike Over Fair Contract, Wages and Elimination of Tiers

Over 265 members of UAW Local 1472 went on strike Monday and began picketing Vollrath Manufacturing Services in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Vollrath produces deep drawing, metal spinning, metal fabrication, annealing, polishing & finishing and refrigeration systems as a major employer for Sheboygan families. “We want to get a fair contract for our members, their families, and those who depend on them.  We will keep standing up for all of our people,” said  Rob Kilgore, President/Bargaining Chair of UAW Local 1472. The initial contract proposal was rejected by 74% of UAW Local 1472 members over economic issues related to wages and the ... Read more