In a brief statement on the agreement, GM said: “We can confirm the UAW statement on a proposed interim agreement. Further details will be provided in due course. GM-UAW agreement: the agreement requires 9,000 jobs, $9,000 ratification bonus, E-Truck at Detroit-Hamtramck General Motors and the UAW reached an interim agreement on a new contract Wednesday, on the 31st day of a national strike. If approved by the National Council, the proposal will officially become an interim agreement that will be subject to ratification by GM`s temporary workers. The ratification is expected to last one to two weeks. The Ford-UAW agreement will likely reflect the pact approved by General Motors Co. employees after a 40-day strike. The announcement was made approximately 19 hours after the union and the FCA agreed to extend the existing four-year contract beyond the initial deadline to conclude negotiations. UAW offered GM and Ford unlimited contract extensions, while focusing on an agreement with FCA US. Ratifying the ACF agreement could be more difficult than for GM and Ford, as mistrust arose from growing corruption at the head of the union. In 2015, UAW workers rejected the first preliminary agreement with fcA, ensuring a better contract. “Out of respect for our members, we will refrain from commenting further or publishing full details of the agreement until AAV board leaders meet and verify the details,” Cindy Estrada, head of the union`s FCA bargaining unit, said in a statement. A council of local UAW resident officers representing Chrysler workers across the country must approve the agreement before it is submitted for ratification by members, a spokesman said.
The union said the council will review the pact on Wednesday, December 4. According to a UAW statement, the four-year contract, which covers workers on time in the company, would guarantee investments worth a total of $9 billion with 7,900 jobs. The agreement still needs to be approved by the National Union Council and then adopt a ratification vote by the company`s 47,000 unionized workers. Fords Dirksen said in a prepared statement: “Ford can confirm the UAW announcement that the UAW and Ford have reached an interim agreement on a four-year contract. More details will be released at a later date. Fiat Chrysler and psA Group are expected to announce a merger agreement on Thursday that could complicate contract negotiations with FCA US LLC. General Motors and United Auto Workers have reached an interim agreement to end the strike that began a month ago, as announced by the union on Wednesday. The NATIONAL council of the UAW GM will vote on the agreement on Thursday. Details of the proposed Ford contract were not immediately available.