With progress in UAW talks, Ford says ‘significant gaps to close’

On Friday, UAW President Shawn Fain called on 38 plants across 20 states to join the picketing, effective at noon ET, to demand pay raises, profit-sharing, and ending tier pay system (among other demands). All of the plants are General Motors and Stellantis facilities, which was by design.

Fain announced the 38 plants to join the strike, all of which are at GM and Stellantis parts and distribution facilities across the country.

Due to significant progress with Ford, Fain said they were spared from further striking – for now.

"To be clear, we're not done at Ford. We still have serious issues to work through, but we do want to recognize Ford is showing its serious about reaching a deal. At GM and Stellantis, it's a different story," he said. 

After Fain's announcement, Ford issued a statement saying that there was still a lot of work to do.

"Ford is working diligently with the UAW to reach a deal that rewards our workforce and enables Ford to invest in a vibrant and growing future. Although we are making progress in some areas, we still have significant gaps to close on the key economic issues. In the end, the issues are interconnected and must work within an overall agreement that supports our mutual success," Ford said.

Ford has come to an agreement with the union on job security and reinstated cost of living adjustments (COLA) that were suspended in 2009. Because of this, the UAW will not call on more Ford employees to strike.

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Michigan UAW plants striking

Pontiac Redistribution in Pontiac

Willow Run Redistribution in Belleville

Ypsilanti Processing Center in Ypsilanti

Davidson Rd. Processing Center in Burton

Flint Processing Center in Swartz Creek

Lansing Redistribution in Lansing

Stellantis Marysville 

Centerline Packaging in Center Line 

Centerline Warehouse in Center Line

Sherwood in Warren

Warren Parts in Warren

Wayne Local 900

QEC in Auburn Hills

Stellantis Romulus 


Rancho Cucamonga Parts Distribution

Stellantis Los Angeles in Ontario


Denver Parts Distribution

Stellantis Denver in Commerce City


Stellantis Orlando


Stellantis Atlanta in morrow


Chicago Parts Distribution

Stellantis Chicago in Naperville


Stellantis Boston


Stellantis Minneapolis


Jackson Parts Dist.


Wentzville GM plant - on strike on Sept. 15


Reno Parts Distribution

New York

Stellantis New York

North Carolina

Charlotte Parts Dist.


Cincinnati Parts Dist. in Westchester

Stellantis Cleveland in Streetsboro

Local 12 in Toledo - on strike on Sept. 15


Stellantis Portland in Beaverton


Philadelphia Parts Dist.


Memphis AC Delco Parts Dist.


Fort Worth Parts Dist. 

Stellantis Dallas


Stellantis Winchester

West Virginia

Martinsburg Parts Dist.


Hudson parts Distribution

Stellantis Milwaukee