Media Statement
UAW Local 848 Ratifies Vought Contract Offer

DALLAS, October 17, 2004 – Today, members of the Dallas-based UAW Local 848 ratified a new 36-month contract offer from Vought Aircraft Industries, Inc.

Vought is pleased to reach this agreement on a contract that enables the company to remain competitive, while providing a competitive wage and benefit package to our employees. We worked hard to balance the needs of all stakeholders to achieve this agreement.

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Contact:

Lynne M. Warne
(615) 974-6003
lwarne@triumphgroup.com