August 24, 2016
UAW WELCOMES MAGNA SEATING MEMBERS
SPRING HILL PLANT VOTES OVERWHELMING TO JOIN THE UAW
Spring Hill, Tenn. – By a nearly unanimous vote workers at Magna Seating International, a new facility in Spring Hill, Tenn. voted last evening to join the UAW International Union.
The 230 workers build seats for the new Cadillac XT5 and GMC Acadia in a state of the art 122,500 square foot facility near the Spring Hill General Motors Manufacturing plant.
“Members voted 192-1 last evening to join the UAW,” said Ray Curry, director of UAW Region 8. “We welcome the new members, 230 workers of Magna, to the UAW family and look forward to begin bargaining with Magna,” said Curry.
Magna Seating is a new plant and company officials at the opening stressed that they are building a highly efficient, environmentally friendly plant and intend to have an open work atmosphere.
“The UAW thanks Magna for providing a workplace that truly fosters a harmonious environment.” Curry said.
“This is an exciting time for Magna members and the UAW is looking forward to working with Magna and members in the plant to create the modern efficient quality environment for their customers,” said Curry. “Our positive history in Spring Hill at GM is a major factor in the teamwork needed to build such a quality products and that is the spirit that Magna members have embraced.”