The Canadian Auto Workers union and Freightliner LLC’s Sterling Truck plant in St. Thomas, Ont., Canada, ratified a new contract March 9, officially ending a 2-week strike. The new contract calls for Freightliner to hold the line on worker co-pays for health care in the final two years of the 3-year agreement. Pay will increase 2.5% in the first year, 2.7% in the second year and 3% in the third year of the plan. Freightliner also reportedly agreed to improvements in vacation, pension and ...

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