They are expecting to put the tentative contract agreement up for another vote with the UAW membership in the near future.
Last week Local 1268 Union Members rejected the tentative agreement with the company.
The contract deals with several changes to the work schedule. Chrysler is planning on making a brand new car at the Belvidere plant after the Neon is retired in September 2005.
UAW Leadership worry the “no vote” would put that plan in jeopardy.