A prime union negotiator says bargainers are making progress on a contract that would finish a 19-day strike towards Normal Motors.
United Auto Employees Vice President Terry Dittes (DIT-ez) says in a letter to native officers Friday that talks have superior on well being care and a path for momentary employees to get full-time jobs.
However he says wages, job safety, expert trades jobs and pensions stay unsettled.
Dittes says they will preserve working into the weekend in an effort to achieve a tentative settlement.
About 49,000 UAW members walked off their jobs on Sept. 16 when contract talks slowed. The strike has shut down GM manufacturing within the U.S. and compelled factories in Canada and Mexico to shut.