The results of the National voting of IUE-CWA Locals is now up on geworkersunited.org. They are reporting that IUE-CWA Local nationally have ratified the proposed new 4 year agreement by a 70% to 30% margin.
IUE-CWA and UE members voted to ratify 2011-2015 national agreements with General Electric.
IUE-CWA members voted 70 percent to 30 percent to ratify a new four-year national agreement.
UE locals in Erie, Pa., and Fort Edward, N.Y., also voted to ratify, but the percentages have not been reported. At IUE-CWA, 34 locals representing nearly 8,000 members participated in the nationwide voting. “I am pleased that our members recognize the value in this agreement,” said IUE-CWA GE and Aerospace Conference Board Chairman Bob Santamoor. “These were difficult negotiations in a difficult economic climate. Members evaluated the package as whole and found it acceptable.”
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