UAW and GM announce that they have reached an interim agreement that still needs to be approved by members before the strike officially ends. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Saturday entered into a temporary employment contract with the United Auto Workers, making it the last of Detroit`s three major automakers to reach an agreement with the union this year. DETROIT – General Dynamics Corporation`s UAW members reached an interim agreement today. „General Dynamics` bargaining committees have worked hard to reach a fair agreement for our members who protect job security, wages and benefits,“ said Ray Curry, UAW Secretary General, Director of the UAW`s General Dynamics Department. Executives at General Dynamics United Auto Workers have reached an interim agreement with General Motors, but that doesn`t mean the strike is over for the nearly 46,000 workers who have been on the picket line for more than a month. „Some progress has been made in the Daimler truck negotiations, but it has fallen well short of an interim agreement that was to be presented to our members. The parties agreed to renew the collective agreement on a day-to-day basis and to announce additional bargaining meetings. Terry Dittes UAW Vice President and Director of the Heavyweight Department On the day Jones resigned, General Motors filed a complaint against Fiat Chrysler, claiming that the company had bribed UAW officials to obtain advantageous employment contracts. In a press release, Fiat Chrysler said GM`s complaint was „without merit“ and dismissed it as an attempt to disrupt its recent merger agreement with French automaker PSA Group, a merger that, if concluded, would make the combined company the world`s fourth-largest automaker in terms of production volume. Detroit, me. – The UAW today completed a week-long ratification process on an interim agreement between the UAW and General Motors LLC. A majority of UAW members at General Motors voted in favor of the interim agreement, as follows: Total National Agreement Trading Unit Results Production 58.3% Yes 41.7% No Skilled Trades UAW Acting President Rory Gamble thanked UAW-FCA members for their patience and hard work.
„The ACF has been a great American success thanks to the hard work of our members.