Done Deal…Louisville Local 862 Votes “Yes” On UAW-Ford Contract.

Its’ a done deal. Ford-UAW will ratify contract as Local 862 has voted “yes.”

The workers at Louisville two Ford plants have voted in favor of the proposed national contract with the automaker.

By a vote of 53.3% to 46.7%, the members of UAW Local 862 passed the contract. Union officials did not release the number of the nearly 5,700 eligible members that votes.

The UAW represents workers at the Kentucky Truck Plant on Chamberlain Lane and the Louisville Assembly Plant on Fern Valley Road. If passed nationally, the deal will run through 2015.

Posted on October 18, 2011, in Labor Relations and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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