Says the offer it still allows the company to shift its resources away from the Ingersoll plant.
Proposal focuses on three long-standing issues – job security, economic concerns and contract language.
Canada wants enforceable, progressive labour standards to be included in the deal.
Pushes for higher wages in Mexico and an end to tactics aimed at starving unions of cash.
Unifor wants the automaker to designate the plant as the lead producer of the Equinox.
Unifor is demanding GM makes the Ingersoll, Ont. plant the lead for the popular crossover SUV.
British government has been lobbying US officials in support of Bombardier.
But era of technology poses challenges and opportunities needed for workers to retrain.
They have accused the country of using cheap labour as a way to draw in business.
Owner Heligear Canada Acquisition blames poor management before it purchased the plant on 2012.
Plant is closing, union claims the company won’t cover a 24% deficit in the workers’ pension funding.
Union says the company’s workers are being asked to swallow a 25% pension cut.
Unifor president Jerry Dias says the unions “will not allow trade to pit worker against worker.”
Agreement includes wage increases for production and skilled trades workers, pension increases and a fold in cost of living allowance.
Aerospace components maker ordered to remove proposals that attempt to eliminate seniority-based rights.