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UAW passes new contract with Fiat Chrysler

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The United Auto Workers voted to approve a new contract with Fiat Chrysler Thursday morning.

The voted was approved by a 77 percent majority, according to the UAW's website.

"The recent bargaining process that took place on behalf of our members at FCA is a testament to the UAW’s democratic values and commitment to our members. The resolve of our membership and the dedication of our negotiating team has produced an agreement that affords UAW members a strong wage package and job security while still allowing the company to competitively produce high quality vehicles for our customers," UAW President Dennis Williams said.

The contract includes wage increases for Fiat Chrysler employees and job security.

"Because of the strength and support from our membership, our bargaining team was able to negotiate a contract which promises a secure future for our members, their families and their communities.” UAW FCA US Vice President Norwood Jewell said.

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