AMERICAN AXLE STRIKE SETTLEMENT: Workers say contract deal tough to swallow
Union workers at American Axle & Manufacturing Inc., who were on strike for more than 11 weeks, reacted with anger and reluctant acceptance Sunday after hearing the details of the tentative deal the two sides reached late Friday.
DETROIT -- The majority of striking American Axle workers congregating at Local 262 this morning said they voted in favor of the tentative pact between the automotive supplier and the United Auto Workers after they cast ballots.
AMERICAN AXLE STRIKE: Voting begins on tentative deal
As the first votes were cast this morning on the tentative agreement reached between the UAW and American Axle & Manufacturing Inc., many workers at the company's Detroit forging operation said they decided to vote for a deal that would close their plant.