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 job security and strong economic gains for their families and communities,” said UAW Ford Vice President Jimmy Settles.
Additionally, the UAW-Ford National Agreement for salaried workers passed with 91.5% in favor.