On Sunday, Donald Trump, the President insisted Union of United Auto Workers and general motors to “make a deal.” Donald Trump conveyed the message through twitter. The tweet was a reply to the UAW. On Sunday morning, UAW called for a strike against general motors. The strike is scheduled at 11:59 p.m. Around 48,000 workers are going to the stake lines. The strike was for General Motor’s decision to close operations of four factories in U.S. A spokesman from UAW denied responding the tweet. A spokesperson from General Motors responded, “We couldn’t agree more.”
The UAW and GM ended negotiations when the two parties couldn’t agree to a tentative contract by the deadline of Saturday night. According to UAW Discussions were expected to restart around Monday at 10 a.m. The response is the second time that U.S president has pondered on the negotiations. In March, Donald Trump insisted both sides begin negotiation. Trump advised starting the negotiations immediately rather than waiting until UAW’s contract expiry. Trump’s March tweet stated that the negotiations are going to start in September or October. He stated that discussions should begin immediately. Employment is a necessary part of the economy.
General Motors stated that there are “solutions” in the proposed deal. The proposed deal has solutions for the two largest factories — the deal advised UAW to keep the Ohio facility. The deal also states to keep Michigan’s assembly plant that is possibly scheduled for operation closing. General Motors denied providing any further information about the agreement. A person close acquainted with offered deal informed more details about the deal. Solutions in the deal include manufacturing of a new all-electric pickup at a plant in Michigan called Detroit-Hamtramck. The deal also includes battery cell production for Ohio’s workers. These parts of the deal are addition to the previously announced deal. Previously, it was announced that Lordstown Assembly would be sold to a partner. The affiliate is Workhorse, an all-electric vehicle company.