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UAW strike during Nexteer

BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP, MI — After months of negotiations between Nexteer Automotive and UAW Local 699 officials, dual votes by a kinship membership and a 20-hour strike, a new five-year agreement was ratified in December. 

Nexteer workers in Saginaw County voted down a initial due agreement by a landslide and walked off a pursuit shortly after. Although a strike lasted fewer than 24 hours, it caused tools shortages that influenced General Motors and Fiat Chrysler public plants. 

The strike ended when a kinship and a association reached a second indeterminate agreement on Dec. 8. Union members subsequently authorized a contract.

Here’s some new headlines about a events during Nexteer, Saginaw County’s largest singular employer:

UAW Local 699 ratifies new Nexteer contract

BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP, MI — Nexteer Automotive workers represented by UAW Local 699 in Saginaw County validated a due five-year agreement Friday, Dec. 18. 

The outcome was 61.4 percent voted “yes,” and 38.6 percent voted “no.”  

Workers had a event to opinion on a due 2015-2020 indeterminate agreement Thursday, Dec. 17, and Friday.

Polls sealed during 10 p.m. Friday, and a formula of a opinion were posted on a UAW Local 699 Facebook page only after 1 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 19. 

“The people have oral and that’s a vote,” pronounced UAW Local 699 President Rick Burzynski. 

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Millions in Nexteer payroll, taxes during interest in UAW agreement vote

BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP, MI — As UAW Local 699 wraps adult dual days of voting on a new labor agreement with Nexteer Automotive, a stakes are high for Saginaw County and a automotive attention as a whole.

With nearly 5,000 area residents on a payroll, Nexteer is Saginaw County’s largest singular employer. 

JoAnn Crary, boss of Saginaw Future Inc., calls Nexteer “an mercantile engine” inspiring a whole Great Lakes Bay Region.

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UAW agreement opinion during Nexteer latest section in company’s century-old story

SAGINAW, MI — As United Auto Workers Local 699 members start voting on a new labor agreement with Nexteer Automotive, it outlines a latest section for a Saginaw County association that dates behind some-more than a century.

UAW members began casting ballots Thursday, Dec. 17, and voting continues by 10 p.m. Friday. They are voting on a new labor agreement stretching to 2020.

Nexteer kinship workers went on strike Tuesday, Dec. 8, after rejecting a initial agreement offer by a far-reaching margin.

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See indeterminate agreement sum between UAW Local 699 and Nexteer

SAGINAW, MI — The 3,350 Nexteer Automotive employees and retirees represented by United Auto Workers Local 699 could sanction a new labor agreement as shortly as Friday, Dec. 18.

Then again, membership could also reject a latest try during a concede between a kinship and Nexteer’s management.

The final time a kinship deserted a due contract, it led to a one-day strike Tuesday, Dec. 8, that brought most of a work inside a plant to a halt.

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Strike called off as Nexteer, UAW Local 699 strech second indeterminate agreement

BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP, MI — Less than 24 hours after Nexteer Automotive workers represented by UAW Local 699 walked off their jobs, association and kinship officials have reached a second indeterminate agreement.

The following summary was posted on a UAW Local 699 Facebook page only after 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8:

“Special Announcement

The kinship and a association have reached a indeterminate agreement. This means everybody is to news to their unchanging report starting 3rd change tonight and unchanging report will follow on day change and so forth. More information to follow as information becomes available.”

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Nexteer says deserted labor agreement rewarded employees, stable company

BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP, MI — Nexteer Automotive is responding to an ongoing strike by UAW Local 699, representing 3,350 hourly prolongation and trade workers during a company.

Luis Canales, executive of tellurian corporate affairs for Nexteer, released a following matter only before 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8: 

“Representatives from Nexteer and UAW Local 699 worked extensively for months to strech a indeterminate agreement that balances rewarding a employees for their joining to Nexteer, and also protects a company’s ability to contest in an increasingly formidable and rival marketplace. This indeterminate agreement was not upheld by a UAW membership on Dec 7, 2015.

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Pedestrians strike by automobile as Nexteer strike continues

BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP, MI — At slightest two pedestrians were struck by a automobile as a strike continues during Nexteer Automotive in Saginaw County. 

UAW Local 699 President Rick Burzynski said during slightest one chairman who was participating in a strike was struck about 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8. A few mins later, he was told of a integrate some-more people presumably struck. According to people during a scene, a integrate people were “clipped” by a automobile and were not harmed and did not find medical treatment. 

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UAW workers picketing outward Nexteer Automotive as strike begins

BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP, MI — Workers represented by a UAW during Nexteer Automotive walked off their jobs during midnight Tuesday, Dec. 8, after a kinship unsuccessful to strech a new agreement agreement with a company.

Some of those workers seemed mins after outward a gates of a sprawling production formidable at 3900 E. Holland in Buena Vista Township. The group and women hold picket signs, indicating a labor strike had begun.

Then came a inundate of cars as third change workers left a building en masse and done their approach to a kinship gymnasium during 1911 Bagley in Saginaw. There they were receiving assignments for picket duty.

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Heather Jordan is a reporter for MLive/The Saginaw News/The Bay City Times. She can be reached during 989-450-2652 or [email protected]. For some-more news, follow her on Twitter.

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