DETROIT (AP) – A four-year contract between General Motors and United Auto Workers has expired as negotiations for a new deal continue. expires shortly before midnight on Saturday, increasing the risk of a strike as early as Sunday evening. Union members working on Sunday had to report on a timetable.
There were wrinkles. About 850 porters, represented by UAW, who work for an individual Aramark company, strike at eight GM establishments on Sunday.
UAW Vice President Terry Dittes (DIT-ez) says in a letter to members that the union and GM are far apart in economic matters. The talks continued on Sunday.
Two groups of Union leaders will meet on Sunday to decide the next steps.
GM said it was ready to negotiate around the clock.