UAW Approves Contract

Local #2488 of the United Auto Workers Union has approved a new contract with Mitsubishi.

According to the union’s Facebook page, members approved the new labor agreement with Mitsubish Motors North America on a vote of 697 to 103.

The contract extension will reportedly keep employees at the plant in Normal working through the end of November.

Details of the agreement were not released.

The plant is scheduled to be shuttered in May.

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