Striking Alcoa Employees In Cleveland Heading Back To Work

Agreement reached to end 8-week strike at Cleveland Works facility.

Alcoa said Thursday that UAW Local 1050 ratified a new 4-year labor agreement that covers approximately 830 employees at Alcoa’s Cleveland Works facility, and UAW represented employees will return to work January 2, 2007, following the 8-week strike.

Salaried workers had been running the plant since the strike began November 6th.

“Compromises were made by both Alcoa and UAW Local 1050 that have resulted in a fair and competitive multi-year labor agreement. We are very pleased to have a contract that will help make Cleveland Works more globally competitive and secure jobs here in Cleveland,” said Brett McBrayer, Cleveland Works Plant Manager.

Alcoa’s Cleveland Works facility manufactures forged aluminum wheels for the heavy-duty truck and automotive markets, and forged products for the aerospace and industrial markets. The facility has about 1,250 employees.

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