What UAW’s demand to end wage tiers will mean for GM?

Recently a piece of big news with you that General Motors signed a tentative contract agreement with the United Auto Workers, assisting to finish the six-week strike called by the union. Under the uncertain agreements, GM gave its employees a 25 % growth in hourly wages, while also ensuring them of cost of living increases for workers with contracts longer than four eyes. General Motors is an American multinational automotive manufacturing firm. Its headquarters is in Detroit, Michigan, United States. The firm is also known for owning and manufacturing its four core automobile brands GMC, Chevrolet, Buick, and Cadillac. Here we have more information about the news and we will share it with you in this article.


The United Auto Workers (UAM) launched the strike against the top three automakers- GM Ford and Stellantis NV- on 15 September. They targeted eight group plants and 28 parts disbandment skills by walking off the job.GM’s uncertain deal with UAM will be a big step toward the labor union’s president Shawn Fain’s purpose of ending wage tiers that divide the upper and lower pay workers. You are on the right page for more information about the news and we will share it with you in this article.

According to the report, UAM bargainers and Fain had expressed their view in favor of finishing the tiers of workers with several UAW members wearing red t-shirts with the slogan “End tires” during the rallies and on picket lines. Mike Booth a UAW Vice President stated in the video on 20 October that GM has been the worst actor’ in making tiers of lower-wage UAW workers. He also added,” We believe in equal work”. GM, Stellantis, and Ford often collectively known as Detroit Three, have claimed that keeping the worker tiers permits them to keep the costs down and remain competitive with other non-union factories operated. Swipe up the next page for more information about the news.

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As far as we know, the United Auto Workers agreement is also going to bring GM’s US-based Ultium LLC joint venture battery factories under the master agreement. Moreover, employees were discharged when GM closed and sold its Lordstwon, Ohio, small auto group plant will have the right to jobs at the Ultium battery plant in Lordstown and gain GM wage rates. The agreement also specifies that fresh hires at the Ultium battery plant will be paid less than the assembly employees. Here we have more information about the news. Stay tuned to us for more updates.

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