Ottawa contracts GM Canada to provide 10M face masks
Production to begin immediately at the Oshawa plant, to be distributed at cost.
End of an era as vehicle production comes to a close at GM Oshawa plant
GM announced in November last year that it would wind down production at the plant.
Unifor signs deals with firms affected by GM Oshawa plant closure
Agreements provide for improved severance packages for employees compared with the legislated minimum requirements.
GM workers called back to Oshawa plant after UAW reaches tentative deal
The company called the roughly 2,000 temporarily laid-off workers at Oshawa back Friday to restart production.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Unifor’s Dias rules out boycott in campaign to save GM Oshawa
Ekos Research poll notes 45% of Canadians support an outright boycott.
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.
Oshawa GM workers hold work stoppage over closure
Automaker rejects Unifor plan, going ahead with the shutdown.
Get tough with General Motors Trump style, union head urges Trudeau
Jerry Dias wants GM to reverse plans to cut more than 14,000 jobs, including 2,500 production workers in Oshawa, Ont.
Martinrea to shut Ajax parts plant when GM ends Oshawa production
Plant is entirely dependent on GM’s assembly line, 77 workers to be relocated.
GM closures: Oshawa needs more than ‘thoughts and prayers’
The human cost of job loss is enormous, potentially leading to depression, failing marriages or health, even suicide.
Canada’s auto industry at risk if GM closes Oshawa plant: Dias
Unifor leader calls on Trudeau to work with Trump to keep manufacturing jobs from shifting south.
GM in for ‘one hell of a fight’ over planned Oshawa plant closure: Union
Jerry Dias, national president of Unifor, said the union will fight against the planned move “tooth and nail.”
GM job cuts, closures not a symptom of Trump’s trade agenda: analysts
Automaker is betting on electric vehicles, mobility services and autonomous cars and trucks.
GM to close Oshawa plant, affecting thousands of jobs: source
Part of a shift in the automaker’s global production, nothing to do with the USMCA trade agreement.
Garbage to energy: GM to tap landfill gas for co-generation power
The automaker’s facilities in Oshawa are now 100% landfill free.
GM’s Oshawa facilities are 100% landfill free
All waste from daily operations is recycled, reused or converted to energy.
GM cutback in car production at Oshawa plant to be extended: report
Move comes amid a continuing slump in sales of passenger cars generally in North America.
Unifor says concessions on pensions for new hires worth finalizing GM deal
Four-year deal includes wage increases, signing bonuses and lump sum payments.
Unifor still in talks with GM as contract expiration looms
A tentative agreement will set a pattern for deals with all three automakers.
Oshawa GM workers brace for ‘the fight of our lives’
No GM product scheduled past 2019; much on the line as labour contract negotiations get underway.
Unifor to demand new auto investment during bargaining
This round of bargaining is really about solidifying the footprint in Canada.
GM stops production at Oshawa plant due to earthquakes in Japan
Shutdowns also include assembly plants in Tennessee, Ohio and Kansas.
Canada’s auto industry driving towards increased profits
Production expected to grow by 2.5%; weaker loonie will increase profits to $2.3 billion this year.
GM to focus its connected car R&D in Oshawa
The Canadian Engineering Centre will be looking for engineers from across Canada.
Unifor says GM must decide now in Oshawa
Union says operations will be more competitive with decline of the dollar.
CAW strikes at Wescast and Lear over job security and concessions
Union accuses parts makers of lack of commitment; and trying to force concessions
GM Canada to make major R&D announcement in Oshawa today
Several hundred million dollars to be spent by 2016: watch for details.
$99M automotive R&D centre opens for business
The $99-million state-of-the-art General Motors of Canada Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) in Oshawa, Ont. is now officially open for business.