GM CEO Mary Barra Now Talking With UAW

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GM’s Mary Barra met Tuesday morning with UAW President and lead negotiators on day 30 of the union’s strike against General Motors continues. The meeting could signal a tentative agreement is near.

A meeting was called between the UAW and its National GM Council in Detroit on Thursday, and today’s meeting is a good sign there is a framework for a deal between the two.

Early Monday, three main sticking points remained between the two sides as the UAW strike against GM nears the one-month mark since 46,000 union workers went on strike at 55 GM facilities nationwide.

The three issues centered on shortening the time for in-progression workers, those hired after 2007, to make a higher wage, enhancing the pension and 401(k) formulas and for GM to assure future product will be built in U.S. plants. 

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