General Motors Co. reached a provisional agreement with the United Auto Workers (UAW) union to put end to six-week strike with terms similar to the agreement signed by Ford Motor Co. on October 25, according to a source with direct knowledge.
The agreement reached on Monday includes a 25% hourly wage increase plus cost of living allowances throughout the more than four-year contract, according to the person, who was not authorized to speak publicly. The deal still must be approved by GM union members.
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The UAW GM strike extended on October 28 by calling for another mobilization at the automaker’s plants in Spring Hill, Tennessee. Since the strike began on September 15, the UAW had paralyzed eight assembly plants and 38 parts distribution plants of the three automakersincluding GM’s facility in Arlington, Texas, where SUVs are made, and a truck plant in Missouri.
The Ford and Stellantis strikes They ended when these companies reached provisional agreements with the union.
Translated by Paulina Munita.