UAW and Fiat Chrysler Reach Tentative Labor Deal

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UAW President Gary Jones (left) and FCA North America Chief Operating Officer Mark Stewart opened 2019 contract talks with a ceremonial hand shake during an event on July 16, 2019 at the company’s North American headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Fiat Chrysler

Reprinted from The New York Times by on November 30, 2019.

The United Automobile Workers union reached a tentative agreement on Saturday on a new labor contract with Fiat Chrysler, the last of the three Detroit automakers at the bargaining table.

The union’s national council will meet on December 4 to approve the contract before it is put to a ratification vote by the 47,000 union members.

The tentative contract calls for each of Fiat Chrysler’s factory workers to get a $9,000 bonus if the deal is ratified, the same bonus Ford Motor Company agreed to earlier this month.

The union said the four-year agreement calls for Fiat Chrysler to invest $4.5 billion in plants in the United States. Including previously announced investments, the company now intends to spend $9 billion on plant upgrades and expansions over the next four years …

NY Times 11/30

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