Martinrea says recent union deals could boost Canadian manufacturing
$5 billion-worth of investments announced this fall offers auto parts suppliers work to win.
Unifor, GM reach tentative labour deal after extending negotiation
Deal recommended for 1,700 members working at GM plants in St. Catharines, Oshawa and Woodstock.
FCA workers approve Unifor deal to retool Windsor plant for EVs
Deal adds about 2,000 new jobs by 2024, helping the company bounce back from staffing cuts over recent months.
[UPDATED] Unifor reaches tentative deal with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Union went into negotiations with concerns about restoring the third shift at FCA’s Windsor and Brampton facilities.
Five things to know about Ford’s EV investment in Oakville
More than $500 million in funding coming from Ontario and federal governments.
Unifor workers vote to approve collective bargaining deal with Ford
A$1.8-billion investment to build electric vehicles at the Oakville plant, $148 million for Windsor powertrain plants.
Ford, Unifor reach tentative deal that includes $2B in EV contracts
Includes five electric vehicles for Oakville and an engine contract that could yield new jobs in Windsor.
Canadian auto workers extend Ford contract, delay strike
Unifor is looking for electric vehicle commitments from the Oakville, Ont. automaker.
Offshore workers call on government to stabilize industry
Unifor is calling on the federal and provincial government to make strategic investments in the industry.
Unifor targets auto OEM as labour negotiations heat up
Ford picked as the template agreement. Union is pushing for commitments that new products will be made at Canadian plants.
Unifor, automakers begin negotiations with COVID-19, economy in focus
On the lookout for attempts by manufacturers to use COVID-19 as an “excuse” going forward.
Co-op, Unifor ratify seven-year deal after six-month labour dispute
Collective agreement includes wage improvements that meet standards agreed to by energy sector unions.
Labour dispute at Regina Co-op refinery nears 6 months
FCL says about 200 replacement workers and 350 managers are keeping the plant running.
Close the scab loophole to federal wage subsidy: Unifor
Union is also calling on all employers to maintain workforces or recall laid off workers under CEWS.
Co-op refinery asks labour board to order vote on latest offer to union
Disappointed the Unifor 594 bargaining committee refused to take its offer from to members.
Sides in Regina refinery contract dispute dug in despite mediator’s report
Federated Co-operatives unable to accept all the terms, tabled another offer that Unifor says includes “new, aggressive concessions.”
Unifor, FCA, Ford, GM form virus task force to protect employees
Measures in place and in continuous communication at the national and plant levels.
Special mediator appointed in Regina Co-op refinery labour dispute
Vince Ready, who has worked in labour relations for more than five decades, will try to break the deadlock between the company and Unifor.
Moe promises mediator in refinery dispute if Unifor pulls blockades
Saskatchewan premier says the illegal blockade is restricting the flow of fuel to communities across the province.
Unifor blockade of Regina Co-op Refinery back up
Federated Co-operatives says in a statement that it’s still confident there’s a path to a deal.
Unifor fined for violating court order in Regina refinery labour dispute
Court found Unifor disobeyed interim injunction limiting time members can hold up traffic going in and out of the Co-op refinery.
Unifor tries to shut down refinery; Co-op says union is breaking court order
Union’s tactic is an attempt to force the company back to the bargaining table.
Regina refinery workers give strike mandate to back contract talks
Vote follows mandatory mediation; Unifor says the company was continuing to demand pension “rollbacks” and other concessions.
CN strike triggers layoffs as rail activity hits the brakes
Furloughs affect Unifor members who are not on strike but who work at CN’s Halifax facility.
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.
Ford Canada to cut 450 jobs in Oakville as production of two vehicles ends
Flex SUV will end in November, followed by Lincoln MKT crossover at an unspecified date.
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.
Saskatchewan Crowns reach tentative deals with Unifor
Tentative deals ends a 17-day strike which saw employees from SaskPower, SaskEnergy and SaskTel on picket lines.
GM restarts Ingersoll plant as scheduled despite US strike
Unifor president Jerry Dias believes the automaker can run the plant through to the end of October.
US strike: Temporary layoffs for 1,200 GM Oshawa workers
Unifor president Jerry Dias expects more cuts at Canadian operations.
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.
Unifor discussions over Windsor plant closure await response
Nemak made the decision to cease manufacturing operations at its plant in Windsor, Ont., by mid-2020.