Elected founding president in 1985, and again in 1988 and 1991.
Automotive council says it’s not too late to rescue automotive manufacturing from ‘irrelevance.’
GM will also use $1.2 billion from the new bonds to pay off 7% notes, retiring debt held by a trust controlled by Unifor.
Tom Mulcair says new union will solidify the Canadian labour movement at a time when middle-class jobs are under attack.
CEP president Dave Coles will also not run for presidency of the newly merged union, Unifor.
Some former workers saw their basic life insurance benefit cut from more than $100,000 to $20,000.
Negotiations have been ongoing since May.
A revised Statistics Canada estimate puts it at about $544 billion in Q1.
CAW, CEP reveal name and logo of super union.
New union’s name and logo comes a year and a half after discussions and consultations on the New Union Project began.
Unions pleased with measures to strengthen province’s manufacturing sector.
Negotiations on a broader agreement continue as lockout ends.
Automaker says it needs more time for negotiations.
Contract includes general wage increases up to 3% by 2017.
GM puts its 7% stake in French automaker to work to cut costs and turn around business in Europe.