Big Three automakers are inching closer to having new contract agreements with the UAW implemented. Ford, GM, and Stellantis are currently going through the ratification process.
The end of the UAW's historic strike could be near now that all Big Three automakers have tentative deals with the union. General Motors reached a tentative agreement with the UAW on Monday, following Ford and Stellantis.
General Motors and the UAW reached a tentative agreement Monday. GM was the last of the Big Three to reach a tentative deal with the union after weeks of negotiating and striking.
UAW leadership detailed Ford's tentative deal on Sunday before it heads to union members for a vote. Highlights include wage hikes and plant investments.
Notably, the deal with Ford includes plans to work in the automaker's incoming electric vehicle plants coming to Marshall, Michigan and Tennessee.
Jeep maker Stellantis has reached a tentative contract agreement with the United Auto Workers union that follows a template set earlier this week by Ford, two people with knowledge of the negotiations said Saturday.
With a tentative deal now reached between Ford and the UAW, the focus turns to what happens next for Big Three automakers.
UAW members are returning to Ford plants after a tentative agreement was reached with the union. However, this deal hasn't been approved by membership yet.
After about six weeks on strike, the UAW and Ford Motor Co. reached a tentative deal Wednesday night. It includes wage increases, pension improvements, increased top wages, and more.
As of Wednesday night, a historic agreement has been reached between the UAW and Ford.
The Associated Press is reporting that the UAW could be close to a deal with Ford, which could bring an end to the nearly 6-week-long strike against Detroit's Big Three.
Thousands of GM workers joined the picket line Tuesday as the UAW strike expanded, while hundreds of Stellantis employees were laid off after another one of its plants was added to the strike.
The UAW strike expanded to GM's profitable Arlington Assembly on Tuesday, almost a month after a last minute move by the automaker prevented the union from targeting it.
The UAW has expanded its Stand Up Strike on Tuesday, targeting GM's "most profitable vehicles"
Stellantis said it is "outraged" by the UAW's decision to strike its largest plant, Sterling Heights Assembly. On Monday morning, 6,800 union members walked out of the plant, accompanied by UAW President Shawn Fain.
Another 6,800 union autoworkers went on strike Monday at Stellantis' Sterling Heights Assembly plant, the UAW's Facebook page said.
Throughout the UAW strike, the union has cast an emphatically combative stance, reflecting the style of its pugnacious leader, Shawn Fain.
More than 360 Ford employees were laid off starting Monday as the UAW strike continues.
For the first time in a week, UAW President Shawn Fain talked negotiations with Detroit's Big Three as Friday marks 36 days of the union' standup strike.
The auto industry could soon say goodbye to smaller suppliers and even some vehicle models as the strike prolongs.