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January 9, 2019  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
November 24, 2015  

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.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
April 21, 2014  

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.

News Automotive Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations
March 11, 2014  

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.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Production
February 5, 2014  

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.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Technology
September 21, 2011  

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.