Monday, March 1, 2010

Cummins (Fleetguard) Ratifies Union Accord

They've had a tough year, but Cummins Filtration says it has reached a five-year contract agreement with United Autoworkers Local 1407, which represents employees at the Company’s manufacturing facility in Cookeville. Cookeville UAW members ratified the agreement by a 3-to-1 margin Saturday. According to Cummins, the new agreement provides wage increases across the life of the contract, and brings the health care coverage for employees at the plant in line with that offered to most U.S. Cummins employees. The Cookeville plant is Cummins Filtration’s largest manufacturing facility in the United States, and also is home to a technical center and a customer assistance center. The plant produces air, oil and fuel filters as well as fuel filter assemblies. Cummins Filtration employs approximately 530 people in Cookeville.