An worker prepares a diesel engine for set up right into a truck on the Mack Truck cab and automobile meeting plant in Macungie, Pennsylvania.
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The United Auto Employees and AB Volvo-owned Mack Truck are set to renew contract negotiations on Monday as not less than 3,500 hourly workers throughout three states proceed to strike.
Employees from six factories, together with Mack’s most important Macungie, Pennsylvania, plant and its engine and transmission facility in Hagerstown, Maryland, started their strike on October 12, following the expiration of the union’s contract on October 1. After a few short-term contract extensions, the edges failed to achieve a deal, ensuing within the first UAW-Mack strike in 35 years.
“We’re disenchanted that the corporate failed to offer any substantial supply previous to the October 1st expiration date or through the subsequent conferences held through the interval through which we prolonged the contract,” UAW Secretary-Treasurer and Heavy Responsibility Truck…