Lycoming Union Workers Ratify New 5-Year Contract

September 28, 2023

Press 09.28.23

Unionized workers at Lycoming Engines have approved a new five-year contract with the company.

WILLIAMSPORT, PA – Thursday, September 28, 2023 – Lycoming Engines, a subsidiary of AVCO Corporation, a Textron company, today announced the acceptance of a new five-year contract by the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) Local 787.

Members of the UAW 787 union voted and approved the agreement Thursday, which covers over 365 employees working in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The new contract is effective immediately.

The prior five-year contract expired on April 28, and was extended through July 31, 2023. The union has since been working without a contract.

“We are pleased the members of UAW Local 787 have accepted the offer.  Lycoming Engines has a strong partnership with its union and their membership and fully supports the collective bargaining process and serving our customers and our community.,” said Senior Vice President Shannon Massey.


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Lycoming Engines specializes in engineering, manufacture, service, and support of piston aircraft engines. With a factory in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, Lycoming piston engines power more than half of the world's general aviation fleet – both rotary-wing and fixed-wing.  Lycoming also provides engines for military training schools and other specialized applications. Lycoming Engines is an operating division of Avco Corporation. More information is available at