Unifor head said a shift in policy by Ottawa has also helped the industry.
Elected founding president in 1985, and again in 1988 and 1991.
A manager received electrical shock while using a scissor lift to repair a crane.
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The number of full-time positions created (60,400) was so low it was statistically insignificant in the year-end review.
There may be more jobs available at truck and SUV factories where sales are growing.
Forecast calls for 4,175 wells to be drilled in Canada next year, up about 6% over 2016.
Ford promises to invest $713 million in its Canadian operations.
Deal includes two wage increases of 2% and signing bonuses that total $12,000 over the next four years.
Securing investment at the automaker’s Windsor, Ont. engine plant is Unifor’s main priority, Dias says.
Agreement averts strike, mirrors contract ratified by GM workers.
Deal includes a commitment by the automaker to invest $554-million in its Canadian operations.
Four-year deal includes wage increases, signing bonuses and lump sum payments.
Fear of Oshawa plant closures over: facilities have a bright future: Dias.
Detroit Three contracts expire Sept. 19; if no deal, union could call a strike.