The hit started on Friday at the three most important automobile manufacturers USA could “strengthen“ If company They refuse to make better salary offers warned the president of the sector’s workers’ union on Sunday.
“If we don’t get any better offers (…), we will strengthen this even further,” Shawn Fain, president of the United Auto Workers (UAW), said on the CBS talk show “Face the Nation” that General Motors, Ford and Stellantis had “no excuse” for not resolving wage disputes given their huge advantages in recent years.
“They left us behind for decades.” he added, explaining that the workers they represent “Fed up“.
- Talks between the union and Detroit’s Big Three resumed Saturday with the aim of ending the conflict hit.
“We had reasonably productive discussions with Ford today” a UAW source told AFP on Saturday.
Three plants have been stopped since Friday: one of them General Motors in Wentzville (Missouri), another of Stellar in Toledo (Ohio) and a subsidiary of ford in Wayne, Michigan.
“Stellar and that UAW have entered a critical phase of the negotiations,” said on Saturday the group, which was created through the merger of Fiat Chrysler and the French PSA group in 2021.
Stellantis has increased its offer and proposes a Increase of “almost 21%” during the four-year period of validity of the new collective agreement, up from 14.5% a week ago.
Para Fain, An offer of 21% is not nearly enough and understands that employees earn the same 40% Salary increase awarded to the managing directors of the manufacturers.
“We don’t even want to hear about it,” he said Sunday on CBS.
- GM and Ford are offering to raise wages by 20% overall.