Fiat Chrysler Vehicles meeting employees construct 2019 Ram pickup vans on the FCA Sterling Heights Meeting Plant in Sterling Heights, Michigan, October 22, 2018.
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DETROIT – Native United Auto Employees leaders from throughout the nation accepted a brand new four-year labor contract with Fiat Chrysler, sending it to their rank-and-file members for last approval.
The deal contains the Italian-American automaker investing $9 billion in its U.S. manufacturing, together with $4.5 billion in beforehand introduced investments, and the creation of seven,900 U.S. jobs over the lifetime of the contract.
In contrast to just lately ratified UAW contracts with General Motors and Ford Motor, Fiat Chrysler just isn’t anticipated to shut any U.S. vegetation below the phrases of the contract. The deal additionally contains $9,000 ratification bonuses, which might match the bonuses of Ford employees however be $2,000 lower than what GM employees obtained after a 40-day strike against the automaker.
The deal additionally would enhance well being care…