GM rejects Unifor proposals to keep Oshawa assembly plant open past 2019
“GM today, by reconfirming their decision, has not only picked a fight frankly with Unifor, but they have picked a fight with all of Canada,” said Jerry Dias.
Despite richer contracts, not all auto workers embrace spirit of compromise
Dissenters say union failed to win back painful concessions workers made when automakers were struggling in new labour contracts.
UAW withdraws challenge of union vote at Tennessee VW plant
President Bob King says the union is stepping back because the challenge could take years to come to a conclusion.
Ontario, Alberta have mixed reactions to South Korean trade deal
Kathleen Wynne says Ontario is supportive of opening up opportunities for Ontario, but has concerns about the auto sector.
Unions are ‘keeping the barbarians at the gate,’ Biden tells auto workers
A concerted war on labour threatens to weaken the bargaining power of American unions, US vice-president tell auto conference.
UAW says GM deal firms up 6,400 jobs
In exchange for an agreement to create 5,100 union jobs in the US, General Motors will hire thousands of less expensive employees and try to replace some longtime workers.