Deal reached at Chatham truck plant

| Tuesday, July 16, 2002

Navistar subsidiary International Truck and Engine Crop. announced over the weekend it reached a tentative agreement with the Canadian Auto Workers union on a two-year deal, ending a strike that began June 1.

Details were not released, but CAW spokeswoman Jane Armstrong said the union and the local have both recommended that their members accept the offer, according to press reports.

The new contract covers about 645 CAW-represented production and maintenance employees at the Chatham, Ontario plant.

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