DETROIT — While an auto workers strike against General Motors continues in its 18th day, a top union bargainer reported that talks with Ford are going well.
In a letter to union members Thursday, United Auto Workers
Gamble says he can’t disclose details but says negotiations are progressing.
He says setting a pattern is the best chance for a strong agreement, but negotiating that pattern can delay bargaining with the other automakers.
The union picked GM as its target to start negotiations. About 49,000 GM workers went on strike against the company Sept. 16, halting all U.S. production. Negotiations with GM are continuing.
The Associated Press