UAW Vice President Cindy Estrada says talks have intensified with FCA since General Motors and Ford

UAW Vice President Cindy Estrada says talks have intensified with FCA since General Motors and Ford deals were reached, but difficult issues remain. Welcome to our new and improved comments, which are for subscribers only. This is a test to see whether we can improve the experience for you. You do not need a Facebook profile to participate. You will need to register before adding a comment. Typed comments will be lost if you are not logged in. Please be polite. It’s OK to disagree with someone’s ideas, but personal attacks, insults, threats, hate speech, advocating violence and other violations can result in a ban. If you see comments in violation of our community guidelines, please report them. UAW Vice President Cindy Estrada said contract talks have intensified with Fiat Chrysler but that difficult issues remain unresolved. (Photo: Kimberly P. Mitchell, Detroit Free Press) Contract talks between the UAW and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles continue, but it remains unclear how quickly a deal might be reached. UAW Vice President Cindy Estrada, who leads the union’s FCA Department, issued a letter Monday highlighting the state of talks, which have been center stage i...

Fiat Chrysler-UAW talks take center stage with Ford, GM done

Temporary workers, Peugeot merger expected to be issues as UAW talks shift to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Welcome to our new and improved comments, which are for subscribers only. This is a test to see whether we can improve the experience for you. You do not need a Facebook profile to participate. You will need to register before adding a comment. Typed comments will be lost if you are not logged in. Please be polite. It’s OK to disagree with someone’s ideas, but personal attacks, insults, threats, hate speech, advocating violence and other violations can result in a ban. If you see comments in violation of our community guidelines, please report them. UAW contract talks shift to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles after Ford workers ratify their tentative agreement. (Photo: Kimberly P. Mitchell, Detroit Free Press) With the ratification of a tentative agreement by Ford workers Friday evening, the focus of the UAW’s contract talks with the Detroit Three shifts to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Both sides have already witnessed a spectrum of possibilities leading to ratification — a 40-day General Motors strike versus three days of focused bargaining between Ford and the UAW...