Despite intense conversations with the labor market, the UAW failed to reach an agreement with a auto parts supplier from midnight on Thursday and called a strike of 1,900 workers building interior parts for Ford, Fiat Chrysler and Tesla.
Originally built by Ford, Salinefabrics reviewed a number of ownership changes and was acquired by the French company Faurecia in 2012. Workers built dashboards, center consoles and other interior parts.
Among the affected vehicles are the Ford Mustang and Lincoln Continental as the sub-supplier ships to the Flat Rock Assembly Plant, among other destinations. Ford workers tell the free press parts delivered by the plant are kept thin of course, so the strike could be felt quickly.
"UAW Local 892 and Faurecia have not reached a preliminary agreement after the expiration of the agreed-upon-contract contract extension," UAW submitted on Facebook early Friday. "As a result, Region 1A Director Chuck Browning has demanded action against the company, effective at 12.05 on June 21, as endorsed by international president Gary Jones. Dealers continue to negotiate and will be updated as done progress."  Faurecia's vision for the future cockpit includes "width =" 540 "data-mycapture-src =" https://www.gannett-cdn.com/media/2018/03/02/DetroitFreeP/DetroitFreePress/636556052846765884-Faurecia- Smart-Surfaces.JPG "data-mycapture-sm-src =" https://www.gannett-cdn.com/-mm-/bb36a1c508d300138d7ebac84ee3b457bc87e642/r=500×319/local/-/media/2018/03/02/DetroitFreeP /DetroitFreePress/636556052846765884-Faurecia-Smart-Surfaces.JPG"/>
Faurecia's future cockpit vision incorporates the re-imaging of the human machine interface for traditional controls by integrating smart surfaces into the vehicle's interior in ways that are natural and enhance interior design. solutions for operating functions such as lighting or ventilation can be integrated into different surfaces and materials, such as plastic, leather, aluminum and real wood – all with haptic feedback that the user can feel. (Photo: Faurecia)
Negotiations between trade union and embed The smiths from the company, located in suburban Paris, extended to the early hours Friday past the strike deadline. The strike disrupted a night shift and a day shift scheduled to begin at. 3. The next shift that would be affected by the strike starts at. Friday.
Browning was not available for comment on the situation. The dealers speak actively from. 07.45 Friday. Details of the contract were not available on Friday.
"At this point, there is no impact on production as we closely monitor the situation," said Kaileen Connelly, spokesman for the FCA.
Ford refused to comment.
UAW officials have said publicly in recent months they are planning to be aggressive with automakers in an effort to protect the health and wages of workers as managers continue to see significant wage increases. UAW launches its Detroit Three contract negotiations this year as the contract with Ford, General Motors and FCA expires in September.
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