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


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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 achieve this new agreement,” said Ron McInroy, director of UAW Region 4. “We appreciate the community support for our members and their families.”


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