UAW approves contract, agreeing to end strike against GM

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The deal officially closes the GM Lordstown plant

GM Lordstown UAW strike

A picketer carries sign at one of the gates outside the closed General Motors automobile assembly plant, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, in Lordstown, Ohio. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

(WKBN) – Members of the United Auto Workers have approved a contract with General Motors, agreeing to end the strike.

Unionized GM workers are expected to receive an $11,000 bonus as part of the deal. Temporary workers will receive $4,500.

Of the UAW Local 1112 members in Lordstown, 412 voted against the deal and only 60 said “yes.”

The deal officially closes the GM Lordstown plant.

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