Car or truck mechanics strike at 56 dealerships about Chicago carries on for a next working day

Hundreds of car mechanics from 56 diverse Chicago and suburban dealerships had been still on strike on Tuesday.

The 800 services technicians, represented by Mechanics Regional 701, walked off the task on Monday.

“Any of these dealerships that have these adult men out front, there is no provider taking place inside of,” reported Ronnie Gonzalez, the Company Agent for IAM Mechanics’ Neighborhood 701.

Gonzalez said 97-percent of the union voted to reject the most recent present and 99-per cent of the union members then voted to strike the picket line.

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The strike is with the group called the “New Car Supplier Committee of Chicago,” which represents close to 56 dealerships. In a assertion, the team reported: “There are lots of competition, not only other non-union dealers but also various non-union countrywide chains providing automotive assistance. The sellers very value their devoted and gifted assistance specialists, but long-expression task security can only be obtained by retaining the competitiveness of all of our sellers.”

“It is really a incredibly valuable deal and addresses all of their fears,” mentioned Dave Sloan, president of the Chicago Automobile Trade Affiliation. “Like any workplace, we require to be ready to deal with personnel who usually are not getting their task done.”

Sloan said that they are waiting around for the union to return to negotiations. A 2017 mechanics strike lasted about two months.

The union claimed the mechanics at the dealerships in this list are on strike now:

  • Gain Chevrolet
  • Benefit Chevrolet Bolingbrook
  • Apple Chevrolet
  • Arlington Heights Buick
  • Berman Nissan/Infiniti of Chicago
  • Berman Subaru of Chicago
  • Monthly bill Kay Buick-GMC
  • Monthly bill Kay Chevrolet
  • Bill Kay Ford
  • Bill Kay Nissan
  • Invoice Stasek Chevrolet
  • Golfing Mill Chevrolet
  • Bredemann Ford
  • Neighborhood Honda
  • Ettleson Cadillac/Buick/GMC
  • Ettleson Hyundai
  • Golfing 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 Lawn Mazda
  • Oakbrook Toyota in Westmont
  • Packey Webb Ford
  • Patrick Volvo
  • Patrick Cadillac
  • Phillips Chevrolet
  • Pugi of Chicagoland (Hyundai,Mazda,VW)
  • Ray Buick Rogers Automobile Group
  • South Chicago Dodge/Chrysler/Jeep/Ram
  • Sunrise Chevrolet
  • Toyota of Naperville
  • Victor Ford
  • Volkswagen of Oak Garden
  • Webb Chevrolet Oak Lawn
  • Webb Chevrolet of Plainfield
  • Western Avenue Nissan
  • Westfield Ford, Inc.
  • Westmont Lincoln
  • Woody Buick/GMC

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