Strike action related to the company’s use and treatment of temporary workers compared to unionized employees.
New labour deal at Regina refinery ratified by workers.
Unifor head said a shift in policy by Ottawa has also helped the industry.
Elected founding president in 1985, and again in 1988 and 1991.
CAMI losing GMC Terrain production to Mexico, but cuts related to Equinox changeover
Bains open to support automakers expand their footprints in Canada, but no details on the amount.
Ford promises to invest $713 million in its Canadian operations.
Big Three automakers commit to investing $1.5 billion as a result of contract agreements with Unifor.
Contracts secures a $700 million investment most of which is going to Windsor engine plants.
Pending a Unifor appeal, it may become easier for an employer to introduce a valid testing policy.
Management promised to invest $331 million in its Canadian operations.
Deal includes two wage increases of 2% and signing bonuses that total $12,000 over the next four years.
Securing investment at the automaker’s Windsor, Ont. engine plant is Unifor’s main priority, Dias says.
Agreement averts strike, mirrors contract ratified by GM workers.
Investment in Canada was the No. 1 priority, but not be at the expense of the rest of the membership.