IAM Local 387 Ratifies GKN Contract

On Sunday, January 24, 2016, more than 500 members of IAM Local 387 passed the tentative agreement with GKN by a majority vote. The five-year proposal includes, but is not limited to, the following: General Wage Increases of 1.5% in 2016, 1.75% in 2018, and 2.5% in 2020 Lump sum payments of $2,000 in 2017 … Read more

IAM-GKN Negotiations Update | January 22, 2016

Your Bargaining Committee has reached a tentative agreement with GKN. By now you should have received the Company’s entire contract offer complete with every change to contract language, benefits and economics. The five-year proposal includes, but is not limited to, the following: General Wage Increases of 1.5% in 2016, 1.75% in 2018, and 2.5% in … Read more

IAM-GKN Negotiations Update | January 21, 2016

In preparation for the contract ratification meeting being held Sunday, January 24, 2016, I would like to provide an overview of what you can expect and how the day will proceed. The meeting will be held at the Plumbers & Pipefitters 562 hall located at 12385 Larimore Rd, St. Louis, MO. The meeting starts at … Read more

IAM-GKN Negotiations Update | January 18, 2016

Thank you to all those who came out to Saturday’s Local Lodge meeting. It was a strong turnout and great show of support for the members of your Negotiating Committee. We’re back in the trenches this week as we resume talks and continue hammering out the last of the economic issues. We’re in the final … Read more

IAM-GKN Negotiations Update | January 13, 2016

Your Local 387 Bargaining Committee is pleased to report that there was some positive movement today on a number of important issues brought to the negotiation table over the course of negotiations with the GKN bargaining delegation. We are pleased to announce we were able to make movement in securing the COLA and COLA formula. … Read more

IAM-GKN Negotiations Update | January 12, 2016

The Negotiating Committee would like to thank you for your solidarity and support as they continue working toward bargaining a contract worthy of a vote on Sunday, January 24. As the focus turns to economic issues, to date, your Committee has brought forth a number of proposals aimed at moving both the IAM Local 387 … Read more

IAM-GKN Negotiations Update | January 8, 2016

Earlier this week we worked long hours to reach a tentative agreement with GKN on the remaining non-economic / contract language. Yesterday morning we exchanged economic proposals with the company and began the process to hammer out a fair and equitable contract for you to vote on Sunday, January 24th. Your Bargaining Committee is working … Read more