Apple said to develop car operating system in BlackBerry countryWed, 26, Oct 2016
Apple has dozens of software engineers in Canada building a car operating system, a rare move for a company that often houses research and development projects close to its Cupertino, Calif., headquarters, according to people familiar with the matter.
FCA buys 'peace on the farm' with Unifor deal, Marchionne saysTue, 25, Oct 2016
The collective bargaining agreement Fiat Chrysler Automobiles signed with Unifor in early October is "relatively satisfactory" and keeps the automaker competitive in Canada, CEO Sergio Marchionne said.
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.
Volkswagen diesel scandal under Canadian government scrutinyMon, 17, Oct 2016
Volkswagen Canada is being investigated under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act for importing vehicles with software intended to defeat emissions testing.
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.
Ontario ready to aid GM, FCA with plant spendingWed, 12, Oct 2016
Ontario is ready to provide financial support to General Motors and Fiat Chrysler after the automakers pledged to upgrade Canadian plants as part of new labor contracts, the province's economic minister said.
FCA to invest in Canada plants under tentative Unifor dealTue, 11, Oct 2016
The aging paint shop at Fiat Chrysler's Brampton, Ontario, assembly plant will be gutted and rebuilt in 2017 as part of the tentative labor deal the automaker and Unifor reached on Monday, a significant victory for the union following weeks of contentious talks.
Unifor has 'grave concerns' over 'major hurdle' in FCA talksMon, 10, Oct 2016
The union representing nearly 10,000 workers at three Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plants in Ontario said late Monday that it had hit "a major hurdle with FCA" during last-minute contract talks, ahead of a midnight strike deadline.
FCA talks with Canadian union still in 'preliminary stages'Wed, 05, Oct 2016
Unifor President Jerry Dias said today that negotiations with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles remain in the “preliminary stages” as the Oct. 10 strike deadline looms.
Some Ford Canada workers unhappy with GM-Unifor dealMon, 03, Oct 2016
Workers at a major Ford plant in Canada are unhappy with a contract their union reached with General Motors and would likely vote down a similar agreement, a senior local union official said today.
FCA’s labor talks in Canada, like GM’s, to focus on plantsWed, 28, Sep 2016
Securing investments at key Canadian plants is again Unifor's top priority in the latest round of labor negotiations with the Detroit 3, this time with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Negotiations between Unifor and FCA resumed this week after General Motors workers ratified a four-year contract on Sunday.