Car mechanics strike at 56 dealerships around Chicago continues for a second day – FOX 32 Chicago

Lots of of automotive mechanics from dozens of Chicago-space sellerships nonetheless on strike

A 2017 mechanics strike lasted about two months.

Lots of of automotive mechanics from 56 completely different Chicago and suburban sellerships have been nonetheless on strike on Tuesday.

The 800 service technicians, represented by Mechanics Native 701, walked off the job on Monday.

“Any Of these sellerships Which have these males out entrance, There’s not a service occurring inside,” said Ronnie Gonzalez, the Enterprise Consultant for IAM Mechanics’ Native 701.

Gonzalez said 97-% of the union voted to reject The latest supply and 99-% of the union members then voted to hit the picket line.

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The strike is with the group referred to as the “New Car Supplier Committee of Chicago,” which represents roughly 56 sellerships. In A press launch, the group said: “There are A lot of rivals, not solely completely different non-union sellers However in addition pretty A pair of non-union nationwide chains supplying automotive service. The sellers extremely worth their devoted and gifted service technicians, but prolonged-time period job safety can solely be achieved by sustaining the competitiveness of all of our sellers.”

“It is A very profitable contract and addresses all of their considerations,” said Dave Sloan, president of the Chicago Car Commerce Affiliation. “Like all office, We now Want to have The power To deal with staff who Do not get their job carried out.”

Chicago space mechanics go on strike

Getting your automotive serviced at dozens of Chicagoland sellerships Is method Extra sturdy now that Greater than 800 service technicians are on strike.

Sloan said That they are ready for the union to return to negotiations. A 2017 mechanics strike lasted about two months.

The union said the mechanics On the sellerships On this itemizing are on strike now:

  • Benefit Chevrolet
  • Benefit Chevrolet Bolingbrook
  • Apple Chevrolet
  • Arlington Heights Buick
  • Berman Nissan/Infiniti of Chicago
  • Berman Subaru of Chicago
  • Invoice Kay Buick-GMC
  • Invoice Kay Chevrolet
  • Invoice Kay Ford
  • Invoice Kay Nissan
  • Invoice Stasek Chevrolet
  • Golf Mill Chevrolet
  • Bredemann Ford
  • Group Honda
  • Ettleson Cadillac/Buick/GMC
  • Ettleson Hyundai
  • Golf Mill Ford
  • Haggerty Buick/GMC
  • Hawk Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep
  • Hawk Ford Inc.
  • Heritage Cadillac, Inc.
  • Highland Park Ford/Lincoln Honda on Grand
  • Jack Phelan Chevrolet
  • Jack Phelan Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep/Ram
  • Jerry Haggerty Chevrolet
  • Kelly Nissan
  • Kingdom Chevrolet
  • Lexus of Naperville
  • Marquardt of Barrington
  • Max Madsen’s Aurora Mitsubishi
  • Metro Ford
  • Mike Anderson Chevrolet of Chicago
  • Mike Haggerty Buick/GMC, Inc.
  • Nissan of South Holland/Nissan on 94
  • Joyful Hyundai
  • Oak Backyard Mazda
  • Oakbrook Toyota in Westmont
  • Packey Webb Ford
  • Patrick Volvo
  • Patrick Cadillac
  • Phillips Chevrolet
  • Pugi of Chicagoland (Hyundai,Mazda,VW)
  • Ray Buick Rogers Auto Group
  • South Chicago Dodge/Chrysler/Jeep/Ram
  • Daybreak Chevrolet
  • Toyota of Naperville
  • Victor Ford
  • Volkswagen of Oak Backyard
  • Webb Chevrolet Oak Backyard
  • Webb Chevrolet of Plainfield
  • Western Avenue Nissan
  • Westfield Ford, Inc.
  • Westmont Lincoln
  • Woody Buick/GMC