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News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 11, 2019  

UAW chief raises strike pay, issues warning to automakers

Calls it a symbol to members that the union has their backs.

News Automotive General
March 6, 2019  

The Cruze cruises: GM assembly plant prepares to close

GM announced late last year that Lordstown along with three plants in the U.S. and one in Canada would close by early next year.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 4, 2019  

GM restructuring: Production ending at Ohio plant this week

GM targeted the plant because of flagging demand for the subcompact Cruz sedan.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 27, 2019  

Labour board rules Unifor actions against GM were unlawful

Orders the union and its members to cease and desist from engaging in, authorizing or counselling unlawful strikes.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 11, 2019  

Sting brings musical to Oshawa to support GM workers facing closure

The former Police frontman is currently starring in a Toronto musical.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 11, 2019  

Unifor fights for its future as it campaigns against GM

Union digs in as it battles the automaker over its decision to close the Oshawa Assembly plant.

News Automotive General
February 7, 2019  

GM rebounds with US$8.1B 2018 profit on strong pricing

The profits are being announced as GM lays off thousands of workers.

News General
February 7, 2019  

Sault Ste. Marie looking for workers to fill hundreds of jobs

Plan is to reach out to the GM employees in Oshawa who will be out of work, 250 positions at Algoma Steel.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
February 4, 2019  

GM moving ahead with salaried job cuts, says modest number in Canada

About 18,000 non-unionized workers across North American operations are eligible for the buyout package.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 1, 2019  

Bitter cold and natural gas shortages shutter auto plants

At least 18 factories and other facilities run by General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler affected.

News Automotive General
January 31, 2019  

Bitter cold and natural gas shortages shutter auto plants

Automakers were hoping that the plants can return to normal operations as temperatures moderate on Saturday and into next week.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 29, 2019  

Unifor calls for boycott of Mexican GM vehicles in escalation of Oshawa fight

Some GM vehicles, including the Chevrolet Blazer, Trax and GMC Terrain are made only in Mexico.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 23, 2019  

Unifor’s Dias rules out boycott in campaign to save GM Oshawa

Ekos Research poll notes 45% of Canadians support an outright boycott.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 15, 2019  

GM reaffirms Oshawa closure after meetings with Ontario and federal officials

About 2,600 unionized workers and 340 other staff to lose jobs.

News Automotive General
January 14, 2019  

Union president says Ford to fight for workers at GM plant slated for closure

Ontario’s premier will sit down with GM executives Tuesday for his first face-to-face meeting since the company announced the Oshawa plant closure in November.