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Leaders of the United Auto Workers Union and General Motors executives say that a new employment contract between both parties could be signed as soon as this weekend

General Motors and the UAW & # 39; could close a deal by the weekend to end a second week of national strikes & # 39;

  • Leaders of the United Auto Workers Union and General Motors executives say that a new employment contract between both parties could be signed as soon as this weekend
  • UAW vice-president Terry Dittes told members of his union on Wednesday that & # 39; all uncertain proposals are now on the Main Table & # 39;
  • An estimated 50,000 employees left the job in protest on September 15 after the negotiations got stuck in the aftermath of the expiration of the last UAW contract
  • UAW leaders want employees to receive a larger share of the company's profits
  • GM has offered to create 5,400 jobs and to invest $ 7 billion in US operations
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There appears to be light at the end of the negotiation tunnel for General Motors and United Auto Workers two weeks after the union's national strike.

According to both parties, a new employment contract could be signed this weekend by both parties ABC news, after conversations reached a pivot point two days ago.

& # 39; All uncertain proposals are now on the Main Table and have been presented to General Motors, and we are awaiting their response, "wrote UAW Vice President Terry Dittes in an update of union members on Wednesday.

"This back and forth will continue until the negotiations are completed," he added.

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Leaders of the United Auto Workers Union and General Motors executives say that a new employment contract between both parties could be signed as soon as this weekend

Leaders of the United Auto Workers Union and General Motors executives say that a new employment contract between both parties could be signed as soon as this weekend

Vice Auto Terry Dittes, vice president of United Auto Workers, told his union members Wednesday that & # 39; all uncertain proposals are now on the Main Table and presented to General Motors, and we await their response & # 39;

Vice Auto Terry Dittes, vice president of United Auto Workers, told his union members Wednesday that & # 39; all uncertain proposals are now on the Main Table and presented to General Motors, and we await their response & # 39;

Vice Auto Terry Dittes, vice president of United Auto Workers, told his union members Wednesday that & # 39; all uncertain proposals are now on the Main Table and presented to General Motors, and we await their response & # 39;

An estimated 50,000 employees have left their factory posts in protest on the evening of September 15, when the negotiations got stuck in the aftermath of the expiration of the last UAW contract

An estimated 50,000 employees have left their factory posts in protest on the evening of September 15, when the negotiations got stuck in the aftermath of the expiration of the last UAW contract

An estimated 50,000 employees have left their factory posts in protest on the evening of September 15, when the negotiations got stuck in the aftermath of the expiration of the last UAW contract

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An estimated 50,000 workers have left their factory posts in protest on the evening of September 15, when the negotiations stalled in the aftermath of the expiration of the last UAW contract.

The demonstration has received national media attention and the support of top 2020 presidential candidates Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden, all of whom have been seen in solidarity with the workforce.

& # 39; @UAW employees fight for fair wages and good benefits – and I support them. When unions win, all workers, & senator Warren (D-Massachusetts) win on Sunday.

UAW leaders have expressed the wish that their GM staff will receive a larger share of the company's profits. They say the company's North American sector has generated $ 35 billion in net revenue over a three-year period.

The demonstration has received national media attention and the support of top 2020 presidential candidates Bernie Sanders (center), Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden among others who have been seen marching in solidarity with the workforce
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The demonstration has received national media attention and the support of top 2020 presidential candidates Bernie Sanders (center), Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden among others who have been seen marching in solidarity with the workforce

The demonstration has received national media attention and the support of top 2020 presidential candidates Bernie Sanders (center), Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden among others who have been seen marching in solidarity with the workforce

The union claims that GM CEO Mary T. Barra (photo) earned $ 281 for every $ 1 paid to a GM employee

The union claims that GM CEO Mary T. Barra (photo) earned $ 281 for every $ 1 paid to a GM employee

The union claims that GM CEO Mary T. Barra (photo) earned $ 281 for every $ 1 paid to a GM employee

Presidential candidate and US Senator Elizabeth Warren (center) (D-Massachusetts) tweeted her support for union members on Sunday after they had bought a ticket with them in Detroit

Presidential candidate and US Senator Elizabeth Warren (center) (D-Massachusetts) tweeted her support for union members on Sunday after they had bought a ticket with them in Detroit

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Presidential candidate and US Senator Elizabeth Warren (center) (D-Massachusetts) tweeted her support for union members on Sunday after they had bought a ticket with them in Detroit

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O & Rourke (right) shakes hands with GM Lordstown / United Auto Workers Local 1112 employee Keith Boytso while O & Rourke visits workers on strike at the picket in Lordstown, Ohio on Wednesday

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O & Rourke (right) shakes hands with GM Lordstown / United Auto Workers Local 1112 employee Keith Boytso while O & Rourke visits workers on strike at the picket in Lordstown, Ohio on Wednesday

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O & Rourke (right) shakes hands with GM Lordstown / United Auto Workers Local 1112 employee Keith Boytso while O & Rourke visits workers on strike at the picket in Lordstown, Ohio on Wednesday

The union claims that GM CEO Mary T. Barra has earned $ 281 for every $ 1 paid to a GM employee.

They are also trying to maintain their current health insurance plan, where employees pay around 4 percent of the costs, in addition to a better retirement program, and guarantee that the car corporation will keep four factories in Michigan, Ohio, and Maryland open.

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It is almost a year since GM announced the dismissal of 15 percent of its employees and the closure of five North American factories.

GM defends its current offer to create or retain 5,400 jobs and to invest more than $ 7 billion in its US operations & # 39; prioritizes employees, communities and builds a stronger future for all & # 39 ;.

& # 39; Our goal remains to reach an agreement that builds a stronger future for our employees and our company & # 39 ;, a GM spokesperson told ABC News on Thursday.

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