UE Local 506 and 618 Members Ratify New Agreement with Wabtec

August 31, 2023

Agreement a “substantial improvement” over June offer

For more information contact: Scott Slawson, UE Local 506 President, (814) 899 3108

The 1400 members of UE Locals 506 and 618 today ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with their employer, Wabtec, bringing an end to the ten-week strike at Wabtec’s Erie, PA plant that began on June 22.

“This contract represents a substantial improvement over what Wabtec had on the table in June,” said Local 506 President Scott Slawson. “We are proud of the resolve of the membership over 70 days on the picket line. As a result of the action taken by our members, we made both economic and non-economic gains. The membership has voted to ratify this agreement. It's time to get back to work.”

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