UAW members ratify contract with Michigan Blue Cross
AP/Chicago Tribune, September 17, 2008
United Auto Workers members have voted to approve a new, three-year contract with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. The union announced the contract covering the health insurer's 2,700 UAW-represented employees was approved 1,399 to 509. It includes 3% wage increases in each year of the contract, a $2,500 ratification bonus, lower prescription copays, and increases in retirement benefits.