HAMTRAMCK -- Striking American Axle workers expressed anger and disappointment at a wage- and benefit-slashing contract put before them Thursday, but a majority of those gathered outside UAW Local 235 this morning said they voted to approve the pact -- which would bring an end to 87-day long strike.
Decision day for American Axle workers is difficult
As a contract vote at the largest UAW local representing workers at American Axle & Manufacturing & Inc. dwindled into its last hours, workers who accepted the deal did so with reluctance. For those who said they rejected the contract, it was their last chance to protest.
American Axle workers OK contract, ending long strike
UAW workers at American Axle & Manufacturing Inc. ratified a contract between the union and the company Thursday, union officials said, ending a 12-week strike against the Detroit supplier that rippled through the auto industry.