October 25, 2020

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    Canadian auto union faces Catch-22 in General Motors battle

    Jerry Dias, the leader of Canada’s auto union, is severe in his rhetorical attacks on General Motors’s decision to shut down its Oshawa, Ontario, assembly plant and lay off thousands of union employees by year-end. But when it concerns action, Unifor’s president has been far more circumspect. Dias promised “drastic measures” to compel GM to […]

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    Union in Canada calls for boycott of GM Mexico-made vehicles

    The union representing workers at General Motors’ Oshawa, Ontario plant called on Canadian and U.S. customers on Friday to stop purchasing GM cars made in Mexico, the recent tactic in its campaign to return the automaker to the bargaining table. GM has stated it will shut down Oshawa by the end of this year, but […]

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    GM to respond by January 7 to Canada union efforts to save plant

    General Motors will reply by January 7 to a Canadian union’s proposals for keeping an Ontario auto assembly plant open, the head of Canada’s largest private sector union stated on Thursday. Unifor head Jerry Dias informed reporters following meeting with GM executives in Detroit that the automaker did not “unilaterally slam the door” on efforts […]

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    General Motors to cut jobs and production as U.S. sedan sales decline

    General Motors stated on Monday it will slash production of slow-selling models and cut its North American workforce in the face of a decreasing market for traditional gas-powered sedans, moving more investment to electric and autonomous vehicles. The announcement is the biggest North America restructuring for the U.S. No. 1 automaker since its bankruptcy a […]

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    General Motors plans major announcement on worldwide operations

    General Motors is going to make a major announcement on Monday that will impact its worldwide operations and threatens to close a big vehicle assembly plant located in the province of Ontario, a Canadian union stated on Sunday. Unifor, which accounts for most unionized autoworkers in Canada, stated it had been informed by GM that […]

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    Striking Canadian autoworkers confirm General Motors deal

    Striking Canadian employees on Monday voted almost 86 percent in support of a new four-year contract with General Motors in a deal that would make it more expensive for the United States carmaker to close the Ontario plant. GM and the union, Unifor, had reached a tentative deal on Friday for about 2,500 employees at […]

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    General Motors to cut 625 jobs in Canada and move some production work to Mexico

    General Motors is going to cut 625 jobs at its vehicle assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ontario, by the end of July as it moves some production work to Mexico, the president of Canada’s biggest auto workers union stated on Friday. The union blamed the North American Free Trade Agreement and Mexico’s cheaper labor expenses for […]

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    UAW president stays UAW will support Unifor in talks with General Motors in Canada

    United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams stated on Monday the U.S. union will support Canada’s unionized auto workers during agreement talks with General Motors however declined to state whether the UAW would refuse work at GM plants in case of a Canadian strike. Williams stated in an interview he believes GM and Jerry Dias, president […]

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