The employees are from 14 General Motors manufacturing facilities in Michigan, Indiana, New York, Texas, Tennessee, Missouri, Kansas and Kentucky, the company said in a statement.
The full-time status will offer the employees better medical benefits, company contributions to their retirement plans or the 401(k), and profit-sharing as well as life insurance coverages.
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General Motors and labor union United Auto Workers (UAW) reached a deal in October following a five-week nationwide strike that pushed for better wages and benefits for temporary workers who earned less than permanent UAW employees.
(Reporting by Rachit Vats in Bengaluru; Editing by Shinjini Ganguli)