Orders the union and its members to cease and desist from engaging in, authorizing or counselling unlawful strikes.
Plan is to reach out to the GM employees in Oshawa who will be out of work, 250 positions at Algoma Steel.
About 18,000 non-unionized workers across North American operations are eligible for the buyout package.
Some GM vehicles, including the Chevrolet Blazer, Trax and GMC Terrain are made only in Mexico.
Ekos Research poll notes 45% of Canadians support an outright boycott.
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.
Automaker rejects Unifor plan, going ahead with the shutdown.
Jerry Dias wants GM to reverse plans to cut more than 14,000 jobs, including 2,500 production workers in Oshawa, Ont.
Plant is entirely dependent on GM’s assembly line, 77 workers to be relocated.
The human cost of job loss is enormous, potentially leading to depression, failing marriages or health, even suicide.
Unifor leader calls on Trudeau to work with Trump to keep manufacturing jobs from shifting south.
Jerry Dias, national president of Unifor, said the union will fight against the planned move “tooth and nail.”
Automaker is betting on electric vehicles, mobility services and autonomous cars and trucks.
Part of a shift in the automaker’s global production, nothing to do with the USMCA trade agreement.
The automaker’s facilities in Oshawa are now 100% landfill free.