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Workers at Lear's Ajax, Ontario, seating plant ratified a new four-year labor contract on Friday, just two days after the company threatened to close the plant.
Lear says it will close a seating plant in Ontario after union members there rejected the latest tentative contract offer by 94 percent on May 1.
Unionized workers who make seats at Lear Ajax near Toronto began strike actions over the weekend. The strike has affected production of the Chrysler 300 and Dodge Challenger and Charger in Ontario.
Tesla shareholders approved a compensation package potentially worth billions of dollars for CEO Elon Musk in a test of their confidence in the leader of the electric car company.
Striking workers at auto supplier ZF-TRW in Windsor, Ontario, have forced FCA Canada to cancel Saturday production of the Chrysler Pacifica minivan.
Unifor members who work at suppliers Avancez, HBPO, Dakkota and ZF in Canada have tentative contracts and strikes at two plants have ended, allowing FCA's Windsor Assembly Plant to keep working.
FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne collected shares valued at about 29 million euros ($35.7 million) for the three-year period ended in 2016, according to the Italian-American automaker's 2017 annual report.
Car factories across Germany were at a standstill on Friday as industrial workers staged a third day of 24-hour strikes, focusing on plants owned by Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Audi and BMW.
UAW President Dennis Williams denied a claim that payments by a Fiat Chrysler executive to a union official had compromised Detroit 3 contract talks or impacted union funds.
Unifor President Jerry Dias this year made two of the toughest calls any North American labor leader has had to make in decades.
Workers at a Chinese-owned auto glass plant in southwestern Ohio voted heavily against union representation in a major blow for the UAW's strategy to unionize foreign-owned auto factories.
A key official with Ontario's government has talked with GM and Unifor officials as the union's strike against the automaker at a key assembly plant in the province drags on.
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