GM - UAW Reach Tentative Deal

The United Auto Workers union and General Motors have reached a tentative contract agreement. WDET’s Jerome Vaughn has more. SOQ

The Detroit automaker and the union reached the deal after several weeks of negotiations. The previous contract expired late Wednesday night, but both sides agreed to extend those terms as bargaining continued.

Details of the tentative agreement have not been released yet…pending review by union members.

The deal would cover more than 48,000 UAW members at GM facilities across the country.

GM is the first automaker to reach a deal with the union. Both Ford and Chrysler continue their negotiations with the UAW.

The union is expected to hold a ratification vote for its members at GM within the next seven to 10 days.