UAW Selects General Motors to Begin Detroit Big 3 Negotiations

Selection Sets the Pattern for Autoworkers and Manufacturing

Detroit - United Autoworkers President Gary Jones announced today that the UAW has decided to proceed on bargaining with GM.

“Mary Barra said from the outset of these talks that we will stand up as we tackle a changing industry. We are ready to stand strong for our future,” said Jones.

Detroit Big 3 contracts all expire at midnight the evening of Sept. 14. UAW GM local unions have all voted and sent a national bargaining team supported by the UAW International Union and their UAW GM Department.

 “We are focused. We are prepared and we are all ready to stand up for our members, our communities and our manufacturing future,” added Jones.