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LOCAL UNION #699
DATE: JUNE 29TH
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
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
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
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
, 2010) (June 29th
International Union, UAW Nexteer Automotive
Rod Uhelski Curt Cargile
International Union, UAW Nexteer Automotive Corporation
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
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
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
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
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