Posts tagged United Auto Workers Local 2850

    General Dynamics strike intensifies in first week, remains civil

    July 11, 2022 // union strike at General Dynamics Mission Systems in Marion intensified in its first week as members of the United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 2850 push the defense contractor for better pay, better insurance and better additional benefits. Workers went on strike over the weekend, even showing up on the Monday holiday to make their presence known. Tuesday evening, after work had resumed, strikers picketed along and across the Johnston Road entrance and at other locations along Brunswick Lane as salaried workers and non-union members left the plant for the day. Local 2850 President Alan Keesee, Tom Crosson,