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News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 24, 2019  

GM strike in 2nd week: Some progress but no end in sight

The union wants a bigger share of GM’s more than US$30 billion in profits during the past five years.

News Automotive Manufacturing Production
September 23, 2019  

GM halts two thirds of St. Catharines production over US strike [UPDATED]

Follows the full shutdown of vehicle production at the company’s Oshawa Assembly Plant.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 20, 2019  

GM stops vehicle assembly in Oshawa due to disruption from U.S. strike

On Friday, GM halted production on its flex line in Oshawa that produces the Chevrolet Impala and Cadillac XTS and employs about 650 workers.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 19, 2019  

Striking workers question whether UAW leaders can be trusted

In August, FBI raided the suburban Detroit home of UAW President Gary Jones as part of the widening federal investigation.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 16, 2019  

Dias says GM could face strike in Canada if trust is not restored

Unifor president cites plant cutbacks and closures on both sides of the border following pledges to maintain operations.

News Automotive General
September 16, 2019  

UAW launches GM strike, will likely halt Canadian production

33 manufacturing plants down in nine states across the US, plus 22 parts distribution warehouses.

News General
September 3, 2019  

UAW workers vote to authorize strikes against Detroit 3

But it doesn’t mean there will be a work stoppage. Contracts expire Sept. 14.

News Automotive General
June 27, 2019  

GM to upgrade assembly plants ahead of new pickup, SUV lines

It’s increasing capacity, improving operating efficiencies and making other upgrades at US plants.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 20, 2019  

GM seeks to avoid Takata recalls for fourth straight year

Would have to repair more than 6 million trucks and SUVs at a cost of US$1.2 billion.

News General
May 8, 2019  

GM in talks to sell shuttered factory in Lordstown, Ohio

Workhorse Group would build a commercial electric pickup truck if it buys the facility.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
May 8, 2019  

GM, Unifor announce Oshawa investment that saves 300 jobs [UPDATED]

The transition will cost $170 million and save 300 of the 2,600 union jobs.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 15, 2019  

Sanders pitches a tougher line than Trump on GM closures

Pressed the US president to put action behind his words on GM plant closings.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 20, 2019  

Unifor reports productive talks with GM on Oshawa plant

“It’s about maintaining a footprint, and it’s about being in a position to build for the future.” — Dias

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
March 18, 2019  

Trump calls GM’s CEO in push to reopen Ohio auto plant

Tweeted that officials should start talks with the UAW immediately so the Lordstown plant could be reopened or sold.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 14, 2019  

Ohio governor doesn’t think GM will revive Lordstown assembly plant

Plant built its last car a week ago, eliminating the final 1,700 positions left at the factory.