In the 2019 treaty, staff receive a ratification bonus of $11,000. Temporary workers receive a ratification bonus of USD 4,500. In 2015, all development employees were transferred to the traditional health plan, where they remain in the proposed contract for 2019. UAW negotiators convinced GM to give the union full authorization power and the ability to monitor the number of temporary workers. The agreement requires GM to obtain the union`s agreement in order to supplement its workforce for direct time, overtime or weekend work at each plant covered by the agreement. GM can only employ part-time workers with the agreement of the union. Here`s what the Free Press was able to learn about the details of the preliminary agreement with General Motors proposed by the UAW. Under the 2019 agreement, eligible workers would receive annual performance bonuses of $1,000 and four quality benefits of $500 over the term of the four-year contract, which will remain unchanged from the 2015 contract. The four-year agreement provides for a signing bonus of more than US$8,000, as well as salary increases of 3 per cent within a few years and lump sum payments of 4 per cent in other years, according to people familiar with the conditions. You said that it was also a way to get stable employment for temporary agency workers. In the 2019 contract, full-time temporary agency workers were granted a shortened pathway to tenure status.
Starting in January 2020, all full-time temporary workers will be converted to permanent employees, with three or more years of permanent employment. And from January 2021, all full-time temporary agency workers will be able to start switching to permanent employees with two or more years of an uninterrupted operating train. Two sources familiar with the situation said the deal follows the broad outlines of proposals that GM has made public twice in the past month. It is expected to include at least $9 billion in new investment, the creation of 9,000 jobs, the maintenance of health insurance benefits without increased spending, $11,000 ratification premiums, unlimited profit-sharing payments, a 3% increase in base salaries in two years and 4% in lump sum premiums for the other two years of the proposed four-year contract. General Motors and the United Auto Workers have reached a preliminary agreement to end the strike that began a month ago, the union said Wednesday. Negotiators on both sides made progress last weekend after a turbulent press scrum the week before. The automaker and the UAW have been in talks since mid-July. Discussions intensified when the two sides failed to reach a tentative agreement by the contract deadline of September 14 and the union ordered a strike.
„The top priority of the national negotiating team was to ensure a strong and fair treaty that our members deserve,“ Dittes said in a statement. Out of respect for members, the union said it would not comment on the details of the deal until Thursday`s meeting. The UAW GM National Council will vote Thursday on a new interim agreement to end the national strike that ended genetically modified plants. . . .