New Union Agreement Ratified at Accuride Plant
Accuride Corporation has negotiated a new collective bargaining agreement with the unions representing 215 workers at the company’s aluminium wheel manufacturing facility in the US state of Pennsylvania. The existing agreement representatives with the International Union, United Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America was set to expire at midnight September 3, 2010. The new agreement for the Erie plant is effective September 4, 2010, through September 3, 2014.
“We are extremely pleased to have amicably reached this new agreement that not only preserves the cost competitiveness of our Erie facility but also recognizes the strengths and talents of our team members,” said Leigh Wright, senior vice president of Accuride Wheels.