Harley-Davidson workers sanction new labor agreement in Wisconsin

(Reuters) – Harley-Davidson Inc’s unionized workers in Milwaukee and Tomahawk, Wisconsin, on Monday validated a new five-year labor agreement for a 14 percent salary boost over a life of a contract.

The agreements in place during all of a Wisconsin operations also embody a signing bonus, dual apart non-static inducement plans, grant enhancements for stream employees and a retirement incentive.

These agreements, validated by a United Steelworkers (USW) and a International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers’ Lodge, cover some-more than 1,000 employees in a Milwaukee-area and Tomahawk.

Earlier this month, a workers had deserted a motorcycle maker’s offer for a five-year contract, citing non-financial issues such as proxy workers and pursuit security.

Reporting by Sanjana Shivdas in Bengaluru; Editing by James Emmanuel

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