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October 25, 2019 


Governor Whitmer Statement on UAW Contract Ratification 


LANSING, Mich. -- Today Governor Gretchen Whitmer released the following statement after UAW workers voted to ratify a contract agreement with General Motors: 


“This is good news for our working families and our economy,” said Governor Whitmer. “Michiganders are some of the hardest working people in this country, and they deserve to be treated with respect. I was proud to stand with the UAW as they negotiated for more American jobs, better wages, and good benefits, and my administration is committed to continuing our work to close the skills gap and protect hardworking Michigan families.”