FCA US Announces Worker’s Profit Sharing Payment

An employee at Chrysler Group LLC’s Sterling Heights Assembly Plant (Mich.) installs the front seat of a Dodge Avenger. Built in 1953, the plant currently assembles the Chrysler 200, Chrysler 200 Convertible and Lancia Flavia, in addition to the Avenger, on two shifts. FCA has announced a $1.48 Billion expenditure for retooling the plant to build the Ram 1500.Photo courtesy of FCA US.

An employee at Chrysler Group LLC’s Sterling Heights Assembly Plant (Mich.) installs the front seat of a Dodge Avenger. Built in 1953, the plant currently assembles the Chrysler 200, Chrysler 200 Convertible and Lancia Flavia, in addition to the Avenger, on two shifts. FCA has announced a $1.48 Billion expenditure for retooling the plant to build the Ram 1500.
Photo courtesy of FCA US.

(AUBURN HILLS, MI) – As a result of FCA US’s strong 2016 financial performance, the company announced that it will make average profit sharing payments of $5,000 to eligible UAW-represented employees. Approximately 40,000 employees will receive the payment on February 17.

With this payment, FCA US employees have received more than $18,000 in profit sharing since 2009.

FCA US will spend much of 2017 completing the first phase of its industrialization plan, which includes retooling three assembly plants in Michigan, Illinois, and Ohio. A total of $2.5 billion will be invested in these facilities to expand the Jeep and Ram brands and will bring 1,700 new jobs to these communities.

These actions are planned to be completed by early 2018.

As negotiated in the 2015 FCA US LLC-UAW collective bargaining agreement, the 2016 profit sharing payment is based on the adjusted EBIT margin performance of the North American region reported in the FCA NV financial results and on individual compensated hours.

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