UAW members approves cope with Fiat Chrysler, ending 2019 negotiations
UAW President Gary Jones (left) and FCA North America Chief Working Officer Mark Stewart opened 2019 contract talks with a ceremonial hand shake throughout an occasion on July 16, 2019 on the firm’s North American headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich.
DETROIT – The 2019 labor negotiations between the United Auto Employees and Detroit automakers ended Wednesday with rank-and-file employees at Fiat Chrysler approving a brand new four-year cope with the corporate.
Fiat Chrysler was the last of the three carmakers to shut its contract with the union. The approval caps off an unprecedented spherical of negotiations that included a 40-day strike in opposition to General Motors – the UAW’s longest nationwide strike in a long time – and the resignation of the union’s president amid an ongoing federal corruption investigation. The talks have been additionally marked by a lawsuit GM lobbed at Fiat Chrysler over alleged corrupt bargaining practices in addition to the planned merger between Fiat Chrysler and French automaker…