Funding will be used to assist those affected by the Flint water crisis.
GM reported a pre-tax profit of $11 billion.
The facility is responsible for assembling the Chevrolet Cruze.
The new contract must still be ratified, however.
The new contract runs through September 2019.
They could ratify the new GM contract or ask for another extension.
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The delay will postpone the payment of $8,000 signing bonuses for 52,700 GM workers until after Thanksgiving and the Black Friday weekend.
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The issue is one of the biggest reason skilled trades workers voted against the new deal.
UAW VP Cindy Estrada has said that she will suggest the union’s board ratify the new agreement.
The organizations will continue to iron out issues related to skilled trades workers.
Some of the issues pertain to the entire contract, while others specifically concern their classification.
The UAW isn’t pleased with the possible decision.
There seem to be several interwoven pieces to the puzzle.