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UAW plans to re-engage Fiat Chrysler on new contract

Union says 65% of carmaker's 36,000 hourly workers voted against proposed deal

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NOT ACCEPTABLE: The election was the first time in more than 30 years that hourly workers at Fiat Chrysler had rejected a contract agreed to by the United Auto Workers leadership.

Detroit

THE United Auto Workers (UAW) union plans to resume discussions with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles after nearly two-thirds of the company's hourly workers rejected a proposed new contract.

The union said on Thursday that 65 per cent of Fiat Chrysler's 36,000 hourly workers