Volvo, UAW reach tentative deal

United Auto Workers (UAW) union members at Volvo’s New River Valley truck plant have reached a tentative deal with the company The six-year tentative agreement covers about 2,900 employees in Dublin, Va.

The New River Valley, Va., plant (Photo: Volvo Trucks North America)

“Further comment on the proposed agreement is being withheld pending ratification by the members of UAW Local #2069,” Volvo said in a statement. “Ratification meetings are being scheduled by the UAW.” Workers at the plant went on strike April 19 and returned to work May 3 after a tentative agreement was reached April 30.

They then rejected that deal May 17, but remained on the job.