UAW Local 2488

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Statement from UAW Local 291 regarding a called strike against AxleTech International, Inc.

 At 6 a.m., Feb. 6, 2017, UAW and its Local 291 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, called a strike against AxleTech International. The parties failed to reach an agreement by the Jan. 29 contract expiration deadline. The union has and will continue to bargain in good faith in attempts to reach a fair and equitable agreement for its members.

Statement from UAW Vice President Norwood Jewell on FCA US Profit-Sharing Announcement

 “Today FCA US announced that UAW members will get an average of $5,000 in profit-sharing payments. Based on the new contract formula that UAW members bargained in 2015 negotiations, some employees could be eligible for higher payments based on compensated hours.

UAW members at FCA US are proud of the quality Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and RAM products they produce, and through collectively bargained profit-sharing, the hard work and success of our members’ is rewarded.”

  “This morning, Ford Motor Co. announced their 2016 North American full-year profits of $9 billion. This is exciting news as our members will each see a significant profit-sharing financial payout per the 2015 collective bargaining agreement... Read more >>>

“I am pleased to announce that the UAW has finalized the documents with GM, Ford and FCA that establish the new Legal Services Plan that was bargained during the most recent round of negotiations with the Big 3... Read more >>>

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