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  • LOCAL AGREEMENTS

    AND

    STATEMENTS

    BETWEEN

    NEXTEER AUTOMOTIVE

    AND

    LOCAL UNION #699

    UAW

    DATE: JUNE 29TH

    , 2010

    This booklet does not contain all items agreed to between the parties. New settlement

    language and revised language contained herein is underlined. Any questions regarding

    the interpretation of these items may be referred to Labor Relations and/or Shop

    Committeeperson.

  • RATIFICATION

    This Agreement is subject to ratification by Local Union 699 and will become effective

    as of the date of Notice of Ratification to Local Management.*

    (*Effective June 29TH

    , 2010)

    IN WINTESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused their names to be subscribed

    by their duly authorized officers and representatives the day and year first about

    written:

    United Automobile and Nexteer Automotive

    Aerospace and Agriculture Saginaw, Michigan

    Implement Workers of America,

    UAW, Local 699

    Bob Labonte Vince DeZorzi

    Troy Newberry Curt Cargile

    Glenn Johnson L. Nick Franklin

    Phillip Moore Dereon Pruitt

    David Gombar Janelle Delay

    Rey Paez Amy Schofield

    Jeffery Zariske Conroy Elliott

    Michael Chaffin

    (June 29th

    , 2010) (June 29th

    , 2010)

    Approved: Approved:

    International Union, UAW Nexteer Automotive

    Rod Uhelski Curt Cargile

    Approved: Approved:

    International Union, UAW Nexteer Automotive Corporation

    Gerald Kariem

  • Preface

    This publication of the Local Agreements and Statements between Nexteer Automotive

    and Local Union 699, UAW as ratified June 29, 2010 include the following: Nexteer

    Automotive Memorandum of Understanding Addendum Reconciliation GM/UAW 2009

    Modifications Competitive Extension and Supporting documentation

    Alterations to the Local Agreement as a result of the Memorandum of Understanding as

    ratified June 29, 2010 will appear as underlined text.

    All other Memorandum of Understandings and supporting documentation can be found in

    the 2010 M.O.U. section of this published agreement.

    The language contained within the Memorandum of Understanding Addendum

    Reconciliation, GM/UAW 2009 Modifications, and Competitive Extension and

    Supporting Documentation as ratified June 29, 2010 shall supersede any language

    previously agreed upon between the parties.

  • UAW Local 699 Nexteer Automotive

    Memorandum of Understanding

    Addendum Reconciliation GM/UAW 2009 Modifications

    Competitive Extension

    MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT entered into this 29

    th day of June, 2010 between

    the management of Steering Solutions, LLC (referred to throughout as Nexteer

    Automotive) at the Saginaw Site and Local 699, International Union, United Automobile

    Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America.

    ISSUES ARE RESOLVED AS FOLLOWS:

    1. This agreement resolves all issues and disputes which were the subject of negotiations in the current contract negotiations. Resolution of all matters subject

    to these negotiations has been concluded based upon current conditions and

    circumstances.

    2. This Agreement is subject to written notice of ratification by Local 699 within fourteen days of the date of this Memorandum Agreement.

    3. The effective date of this Agreement will be the day following the date on which the Company receives written notice of ratification from the local Union and shall

    remain in effect until it expires at 11:59 p.m. on Sept 14, 2015 unless otherwise

    directed by the National Parties.

    4. No provision of this Agreement shall be superseded or changed by other than agreement between the Company and the Union.

    5. This Agreement supersedes any and all previous agreements and understandings between the parties unless specifically reinstated during these negotiations.

    The parties agree that in keeping with the Memorandum of Understanding Delphi Keep

    Sites dated May 16, 2009 the terms and conditions of the following collective bargaining

    agreements will be applicable to UAW Local 699 and Nexteer Automotive:

    2003 Delphi National Agreement as amended

    Delphi Saginaw Steering Systems-UAW Local Union 699 Local Agreement dated June 2, 2008

    May 2004 Supplemental New Hire Hourly Benefits as amended

  • UAW-Delphi-GM M.O.U. Delphi Restructuring and its Attachments dated June 22, 2007

    UAW-GM-Delphi Flowback Agreement, providing rights to return to GM for employees hired on or before 10/18/99

    M.O.U. Covering UAW Delphi Employees Hired after October 18, 1999 and before October 6, 2003 (extended to October 10, 2005 during 2007 National

    Agreement bargaining) providing rights to return to GM for employees hired

    between 10/19/99 and 10/7/05.

    The parties further agree that the following Memoranda shall constitute an addendum to

    these agreements and the terms and conditions will be extended to and expire on the

    expiration date of this agreement. In the event there is a conflict, the following

    Memoranda supersede all other agreements unless otherwise noted.

    The applicability of any agreement that may have been inadvertently omitted from the

    above list will be addressed by the national parties.

    Memorandum of Understanding Vacation Hours

    Memorandum of Understanding Local Agreement C.O.A. Score

    Memorandum of Understanding Electronic Funds Transfer

    Memorandum of Understanding Working Hours

    Memorandum of Understanding Publications Costs

    Memorandum of Understanding Critical Plant

    Memorandum of Understanding Shutdown Week

    Memorandum of Understanding Supplemental Unemployment Benefits

    Memorandum of Understanding Attendance Program

    Memorandum of Understanding Appointed Representatives

    Memorandum of Understanding Trade Combinations

    Memorandum of Understanding IHT JET Combination

    Memorandum of Understanding Health & Safety - Footwear

    Memorandum of Understanding Shift Premium

    Memorandum of Understanding Wage & Benefits

    Memorandum of Understanding Alternative Work Schedule

    Memorandum of Understanding Separation Retire or Buy Out

    Memorandum of Understanding Contract Implementation

    Memorandum of Understanding Holidays

    Memorandum of Understanding New Work Commitment

  • The parties further agree that:

    There is no CHR funding obligation with respect to Nexteer Employees. All requests for CHR type program participation funding are the responsibility of the

    local parties, unless the National Parties make exceptions to the contrary.

    There will be no inter-plant transfers in or out by GM, GMCH or Nexteer employees. However, nothing in this agreement amends existing rights of

    employees to flow back to General Motors LLC sites under the terms of the

    UAW-Delphi-GM Flowback Agreement, providing rights to return to GM for

    eligible employees hired on or before October 18, 1999 or the M.O.U. regarding

    UAW Delphi employees hired after October 18, 1999 and before October 6, 2003

    (extended to October 10, 2005 during 2007 National Agreement bargaining)

    providing rights to return to GM for eligible employees hired between 10/19/99

    and 10/7/05.

    Nothing in this M.O.U. will change any of the terms of the 1999 Benefit Guarantee that are still applicable.

    Work Force Transition (Severance Payments) as outlined in the 2007 UAW-Delphi-GM M.O.U., Delphi Restructuring will be continued. Active employees as

    of December 31, 2009 who are permanently laid off prior to expiration of this

    agreement are eligible for a lump sum payment capped at $40,000, in lieu of

    continuing Supplemental Unemployment Benefits. Affected employees must sign

    a participation release of claims form in order to receive such payment. The

    parties agree that employees who are separated pursuant to this provision will

    sever all ties with GM, Delphi and Nexteer Automotive and their subsidiaries,

    except for any vested pension benefits, if any.

    The parties further agree to settle all outstanding grievances prior to a ratification vote on

    this agreement.

  • SHOP RULES AND REGULATIONS

    The purpose of these Rules and Regulations is not to restrict the rights of anyone, but to

    define them and to protect the rights of all and to insure cooperation.

    INFORMATION REGARDING WORKING HOURS, SAFETY, COMPANY

    POLICIES and other matters relating to your employment is posted on the bulletin board

    from time to time for your guidance. Make a practice of reading the notices on the board.

    A posted statement is deemed a sufficient notice of policy, rules, regulations, hours, etc.

    REPORTING ABSENCES. Group Leaders must be notified in advance when an

    employee expects to be away from work. When absence is unexpected, Plant

    Management must be notified 1 hour prior to the start of the shift, if possible. Provisions

    have been made to receive reports twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven days a week.

    Nexteer employees will be provided, upon proper processing, an original and up to two

    (2) replacements for lost ACCESS CARDS at no cost to the employee. Additional

    badges beyond those noted above will be subject to the appropriate charge. Management

    will continue its practice of replacing damaged/worn badges at no