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News Manufacturing General
July 3, 2020  

Postmedia workers at Toronto printing plant officially unionized by CMG

Application approved July 2 after workers voted 48 to 18 to join the union.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Operations
May 12, 2020  

Second death at Cargill: calls for shutdown and worker input

OHS report says workers weren’t included in an internal review of circumstances leading to over 950 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 22, 2020  

Alberta meat plant staff scared of COVID-19, not showing up to work: union

JBS trying to ensure its plant remains open, providing support for workers and their families infected with the virus.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 14, 2020  

Union ‘deeply troubled’ by lack of COVID-19 protection at meat plant

Demanding a two-week closure to assess safety and guaranteed full compensation for the plant’s approximately 2,000 workers.

News Manufacturing General
April 13, 2020  

Stockpile of 39M COVID-19 masks exposed as fake: report

A broker in Australia and a supplier in Kuwait are both now the target of a U.S. federal investigation

News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 3, 2020  

Good liquor and other joys: ex UAW official pleads guilty

Conspired with at least six other UAW officials in a multiyear effort to embezzle money for personal benefit.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
December 2, 2019  

Fiat Chrysler, UAW reach tentative deal on contract

Will go to 47,000 union members for approval after UAW-FCA national council go over the details.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 20, 2019  

GM accuses Fiat Chrysler of bribing UAW to get lower costs

Lawsuit alleges FCA corrupted the bargaining process with the UAW in the 2009, 2011 and 2015 contracts.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
November 18, 2019  

Western Forest negotiations break down with striking workers

No future mediation dates have been scheduled after 14 hours of bargaining occurred.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 31, 2019  

Ford, UAW union reach tentative contract agreement

Agreement likely will mirror the pact approved by GM workers after a 40-day strike.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
October 30, 2019  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 28, 2019  

GM deal costs make talks with Ford, Fiat Chrysler difficult

Pay raises and a huge signing bonus, union’s top-notch health care changed little.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
October 28, 2019  

3,000 CN Rail unionized workers threaten national strike on Nov. 19

Teamsters Canada Rail Conference is putting pressure on the railway ahead of a resumption of negotiations that will include mediators.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 16, 2019  

GM and UAW reach tentative deal that could end strike

Union touts “major gains” for workers after months of bargaining.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 9, 2019  

GM talks hit snag as union seeks products for UAW factories

Looking for job security: vehicles sold in the US should be made in the US.