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UAW contract approved after lengthy negotiations

Amanda Monthei January 17, 2013

For more than a year and a half, local UAW 1950 chapter president Michelle Kimball has, as she puts it, “exhaled union thoughts and inhaled union thoughts.” By Wednesday, Dec. 5, after being involved...

UAW frustrated with negotiations

Hannah Fermanich November 8, 2012

Members of the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) Local 1950 are feeling the toll of facing over a year and a half of contract negotiations with the administration...

Contract approved by Board of Trustees

Jenean Zahran November 1, 2012

The United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) Local 2178 union recently reached an agreement with the university and finalized their new ratified labor contract that...

UAW 1950 deserves raise to cover health care costs

Lee McClelland October 25, 2012

Northern Michigan University has been locked in contract negotiations with the 1950 United Auto Workers (UAW) since July 2011. Almost a year and a half later, the two parties have not reached an agreement. In...

UAW local 2178 ratifies contract

Hannah Fermanich October 11, 2012

NMU’s chapter of the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) Local 2178 ratified their new labor contract with the university after three days of negotiations. UAW...

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