IAM North Dakota Local 2525 Members at Case New Holland Approve New Contract Offer with Improved Wages, Benefits

Nearly 700 members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) Local 2525 (District 5) at Case New Holland (CNH) in Fargo, N.D., have voted to accept the company’s last, best, and final offer after an extension until Saturday, May 3 was granted to address members’ concerns.

IAM Local 2525 members at Case New Holland (CNH) make agricultural and construction equipment at the Fargo, N.D. facility. 

IAM Local 2525 members expressed their concerns regarding compensation and benefits, underscoring the urgent need for improvements to safeguard the well-being and livelihoods of all employees. Throughout the negotiation process, IAM Local 2525’s negotiating team remained steadfast in their commitment to securing a fair and equitable agreement that addresses these concerns.

“The dedication and contributions of our members are the backbone of this company,” said IAM District 5 Directing Business Representative Jeremy Pearson. “They stood together in solidarity in their pursuit of significant improvements in wages and benefits, reflecting their invaluable efforts and ensuring economic stability, job security, and a greater work-life balance.”

The newly ratified agreement includes improved wages, the retention of health care benefits, pension benefits and other improvements including time off to maintain a work life balance. Negotiators were dedicated to ongoing efforts aimed at achieving an agreement that promotes economic stability, job security, and work-life balance.

“Through their solidarity, IAM Local 2525 members have secured better wages and benefits, protected their economic stability, job security, as well as ensured the balance between work and life,” said IAM Midwest Territory General Vice President Sam Cicinelli. “Their victory underscores the fundamental truth, that when workers stand together, they can achieve remarkable outcomes, shaping a workplace that values their work and honors their dignity.”

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