Vote follows mandatory mediation; Unifor says the company was continuing to demand pension “rollbacks” and other concessions.
Furloughs affect Unifor members who are not on strike but who work at CN’s Halifax facility.
Agreements provide for improved severance packages for employees compared with the legislated minimum requirements.
Flex SUV will end in November, followed by Lincoln MKT crossover at an unspecified date.
The company called the roughly 2,000 temporarily laid-off workers at Oshawa back Friday to restart production.
Tentative deals ends a 17-day strike which saw employees from SaskPower, SaskEnergy and SaskTel on picket lines.
Unifor president Jerry Dias believes the automaker can run the plant through to the end of October.
Unifor president Jerry Dias expects more cuts at Canadian operations.
Unifor president cites plant cutbacks and closures on both sides of the border following pledges to maintain operations.
Nemak made the decision to cease manufacturing operations at its plant in Windsor, Ont., by mid-2020.
First president of the union elected in 2013, when the CAW and other labour groups merged.
Facing a January 2020 deadline to shut down a treatment facility that sends effluent into the Boat Harbour lagoon.
Both point to transportation projects that could have secured work for the Thunder Bay plant.
Groups that aren’t political parties will need to register with Elections Canada if they spend more than $500 on political activities.
The transition will cost $170 million and save 300 of the 2,600 union jobs.