VW softens some cost cut demands, workers sayTue, 21, Feb 2017
VW Group has rowed back on some demands for larger cost cuts than previously agreed with unions at its core VW brand, the company's labor bosses works, as both sides seek to end a dispute over implementing a turnaround plan.
Unifor labor deals leave unanswered questionsSat, 12, Nov 2016
Integram Seating workers approve labor pact at Canada plantMon, 07, Nov 2016
Workers at Integram (Magna) Seating in Windsor, Ontario, ratified a new four-year labor agreement by an overwhelming margin late Monday, avoiding a strike that threatened output at two Ontario vehicle assembly plants it supplies.
Strike averted at Canada seating supplier for FCA, GMFri, 04, Nov 2016
First Shift: Ford, Unifor avert strikeTue, 01, Nov 2016
Ford, Unifor 'close to a deal' as talks continueMon, 31, Oct 2016
Ford, Unifor make little progress in Canada contract talks, Dias saysThu, 27, Oct 2016
Deals in Canada slow the jobs bleedingSat, 22, Oct 2016
The roughly $900 million Canadian in investment commitments that Unifor has secured from the Detroit 3 thus far might not be enough to fully reverse the long-term trend of auto manufacturing jobs leaving Canada, labor experts say.
VW targets $4.1 billion in cost cuts, report saysThu, 20, Oct 2016
Volkswagen is targeting about 3.7 billion euros ($4.1 billion) of cost cuts at its core VW brand by 2021 as it wrestles with labor leaders over a turnaround plan, sources told Reuters. The targeted savings would be in addition to a 5-billion-euro efficiency program announced by VW in 2014.
As Unifor-Ford talks kick off, workers scoff at pattern dealMon, 17, Oct 2016
Unifor President Jerry Dias was able to persuade General Motors and Fiat Chrysler to invest in Canada. Now the biggest remaining hurdle for the head of Canada's auto workers union may be Ford workers themselves.
GM invests millions in Mexico as Ford absorbs Trump's blowsFri, 14, Oct 2016
After watching Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump bash Ford for moving jobs to Mexico, GM has pushed ahead with its own expansion. It just hasn't said as much as Ford. GM is advancing on an $800 million investment for its global small-car lineup that includes a factory retooling in San Luis Potosi state. That plant and another Mexico factory will also build the redesigned Chevy Equinox crossover.