Proposed Fiat Chrysler UAW pact gradually ends two-tier pay: sources

Fiat Chrysler Autos assembly workers leave the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Warren Truck Assembly plant during a work shift change in Warren, MichiganBy Bernie Woodall and Nick Carey DETROIT/KOKOMO, Ind. (Reuters) - The latest proposed four-year contract for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's U.S. unionized workers would over time eliminate the much-maligned two-tier pay structure, allowing new hires to reach top pay within eight years, sources said. The proposal agreed by United Auto Workers and Fiat Chrysler negotiators late Wednesday night would also increase the top pay for some second-tier workers to $29 in the course of the agreement, up from their current pay of about $19 per hour, sources said. The failure of the first agreement led the UAW to threaten a strike against Fiat Chrysler, which was to begin Wednesday at one minute before midnight eastern time.

Pro-Biden super PAC pulls TV ad about VP's family tragedy

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A look at Chicago's Tribune Tower as it goes up for sale

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UN announces government of national unity for divided Libya

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Kershaw, Dodgers facing different Mets in playoffs

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw watches during batting practice for the National League Division Series that is set to begin on Friday between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the New York Mets, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw isn't sure what to expect from the new-look Mets, whose dramatic transformation in the second half of the season led to an NL East title.

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