UAW sees ‘’good progress’ on key issues to resolve GM strike


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UAW sees ‘’good progress’ on key issues to resolve GM strike

Late on Friday, the 4th of October 2019, the United Auto Workers union, accountable for overseeing more than 300,000 enrolled labours in the United States and Canada, 48,000 of which were GM’s hourly workers who had been holding their stance over the picketing line for three weeks, had said that the Union representing GM’s striking workers had made substantial extent of progress on some of the key concerns to reach a new contract with the United States’ No.

1 automaker, Detroit-based General Motors Co., which had lost $1 billion so far as the ongoing strike of GM’s hourly workers had been disrupting the United States’ leading automaker’s production line in both United States and Canada.

Nonetheless, late on Friday (October 4th), a spokeswoman for UAW had said that the Union’s latest round of negotiation with GM officials had made “good progress” on health care insurance benefits alongside the status of temporary workers, nonetheless other blazing issues likes of wage growth, job security, pension schemes alongside skilled trades were still remained unresolved, adding that the negotiations would be continued over the weekend in a bid to resolve the potential conflict of interests between 48,000 hourly workers of GM and the US automaker.