Restoring jobs at Canadian General Motors plant essential to new contract: union

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General Motors need to restore hundreds of jobs being cut at a successful southern Ontario assembly plant or risk failing reach a new contract with the factory’s employees this fall, the president of Canada’s biggest vehicle workers union stated. In an unforeseen decision, General Motors is cutting 625 jobs at its CAMI automobile assembly plant […]

Canada Unifor union ratifies $418.83 million new investment General Motors deal

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Canada’s Unifor union has validated a deal with General Motors that will see C$ 554 million ($418.83 million) invested in regional plants, the labor group stated on Sunday as it prepares for related talks with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV. The deal was validated after 64.7 percent of employees voted approve it, Unifor stated in a […]

Strike mandate for Unifor: 97 per cent vote to strike if no deal with General Motors

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The union that represents most Canadian autoworkers has voted a strike mandate, it stated on Sunday, strengthening its position in contract settlements with the Big Three U.S. automakers. Unifor, which represents over 20,000 autoworkers, is pushing General Motors, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Ford to invest further in the province of Ontario, home to almost all […]