IAM North Dakota Local 2525 Members at Case New Holland Reject Contract Offer, Working to Obtain Improved Deal

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 overwhelmingly rejected the company’s offer. The current agreement has been extended until Friday, May 3 to address the members’ concerns. IAM Local 2525 members are in pursuit of improved pay rates, healthcare and job security.

IAM Local 2525 members voiced their concerns regarding compensation and benefits, highlighting the pressing need for enhancements to ensure the well-being and livelihoods of all workers. With an unwavering commitment to representing its members’ interests, IAM Local 2525’s negotiating team placed significant emphasis on securing a fair and just agreement throughout the negotiation process.

Members concerns are:

  • Increased wages, retaining their health care, and job security
  • Negotiators are committed to continue working towards an agreement that provides economic stability, job security, work-life balance,
  • Members feel like they are undervalued and unappreciated and stand firm that they will not accept an agreement that doesn’t address their concerns

IAM District 5 Directing Business Representative Jeremy Pearson emphasized the crucial role played by the hardworking members of IAM Local 2525 within the company. 

“The dedication and contributions of our members form the backbone of this company,” said Pearson. “We stand united in our pursuit of substantial improvements in wages and benefits that accurately reflect their invaluable efforts with economic stability, job security, and a semblance of work-life balance.”

IAM Local 2525 remains steadfast in its resolve to advocate for the rights and welfare of its members, prioritizing fair compensation and benefits that recognize their hard work and dedication.

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