Auto union tallying votes to adopt new contract with GM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The United Auto Workers Union members in Rochester have already made their voices heard. UAW Local 1097, which represents employees at the local GM plant, says members have voted in favor of the new contract.

The vote passed with 95% of production workers and 65% of skilled trade workers saying yes. The results are now tabulated into the nationwide vote, which if approved, allows the new contract to take effect on Monday.