FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
APRIL 28, 2023
UMWA reaches tentative collective bargaining agreement with Rem Arms Inc. in Ilion, New York
[TRIANGLE, VA.] The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) announced today that it has reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement with RemArms at its Ilion, New York operation.
The union is not releasing details of the agreement until its members have heard them and held a ratification vote.
“I am proud of our members at UMWA Local Union 717 for their determination throughout this long process,” said International President Cecil E. Roberts.
“We have been at the negotiating table with Roundhill Group for nearly two years fighting for a collective bargaining agreement. If it wasn’t for the workers’ continued efforts, this agreement would not have been possible. Ultimately though, the decision of whether or not to accept this tentative agreement is in the membership’s hands.”
A ratification vote will take place 48 hours after a contract explanation meeting is held to explain the terms and conditions of the tentative agreement. UMWA Local Union 717 is scheduling that meeting at this time.