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UAW Ratifies Deal With General Motors

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UAW Ratifies Deal With General Motors

UAW Ratifies Deal With General Motors

UAW Ratifies Deal , With General Motors.

On November 17, General Motors became the first of the Big 3 automakers in the United States to end a weeks-long labor dispute with the United Auto Workers.

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On November 17, General Motors became the first of the Big 3 automakers in the United States to end a weeks-long labor dispute with the United Auto Workers.

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ABC reports that the agreement ends part of a strike involving tens of thousands of autoworkers.

The union voted to ratify the contract by a narrow margin of 55% to 45%.

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While top union officials have called the contract historic, a sizable minority of GM employees rejected the agreement.

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Shortly after the union reached a deal with GM, employees at Stellantis also voted to approve new labor contracts.

ABC reports that another tentative deal at Ford appears to be headed toward approval.

The new contracts reportedly include a record 25% raise spread across four years, in addition to pension improvements and the right to protest plant closures.

The deals have been praised by President Joe Biden, who said he hoped the new contracts will inspire a wave of unionization across the automobile industry.

The deals have been praised by President Joe Biden, who said he hoped the new contracts will inspire a wave of unionization across the automobile industry.

I'm a little selfish.

I want this type of agreement for all auto workers, Joe Biden, President of the United States, via ABC.

I'm a little selfish.

I want this type of agreement for all auto workers, Joe Biden, President of the United States, via ABC.

UAW President Shawn Fain called the new labor contracts a victory not only for autoworkers but also for the working class as a whole.

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UAW President Shawn Fain called the new labor contracts a victory not only for autoworkers but also for the working class as a whole.


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