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16 Oct 2019 | 07:45 PM UTC

US: United Auto Workers union, General Motors reach tentative agreement on new labor deal October 16 /update 1

United States of America News Alert

United Auto Workers union, General Motors reach tentative agreement on new labor deal October 16; strike to continue until deal is finalized

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/16/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/17/2019, 11:59 PM (America/New_York). COUNTRY/REGION United States

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Event

The United Auto Workers (UAW) union and General Motors (GM) reached a tentative agreement on a new labor deal on Wednesday, October 16. If ratified by the union's national GM council, the agreement would bring an end to UAW's month-long strike, which began on September 16 over demands for higher pay and greater job security. The union stated that it would not release details of the agreement until after the council's meeting, which is scheduled for Thursday, October 17. The strike is set to continue until the agreement is finalized.

Advice

Individuals in the US are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid any protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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