FCA is next target for Unifor labour talksThu, 22, Sep 2016
Unifor today selected Fiat Chrysler Automobiles as its next target in negotiations with the Detroit 3. Negotiations will begin if the union's tentative deal with General Motors is ratified when workers vote on Sunday.
How Jerry Dias convinced GM to invest in Canada againThu, 22, Sep 2016
Unifor President Jerry Dias' top goal in negotiations with General Motors was to buck a trend: the shift of auto investments away from Canada toward Mexico. On that, it appears he will be successful. But how?
GM Oshawa will finish pickup assembly under labour deal, report saysWed, 21, Sep 2016
General Motors will use its Oshawa, Ontario, assembly plant to expand production of pickups for the North American market if a tentative agreement with Canadian auto workers is ratified, sources familiar with Canadian labour negotiations told Reuters.
Unifor's Dias mulls Ford or FCA as next target; details of GM agreement emergeWed, 21, Sep 2016
Unifor President Jerry Dias said today there is no definitive timetable as to when he will select the union's next negotiating target, as details about the tentative pact with GM begin to emerge. Dias said he will sit down with both Ford and FCA to discuss the economics of Unifor's deal with GM before deciding which company to negotiate with next.
Unifor says GM investment deal puts Ford, FCA on noticeTue, 20, Sep 2016
A tentative labor deal with General Motors shows the onus Canada's autoworkers union will put on new investment in talks with Ford Motor Co. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the union's head said today.
GM, Unifor labour deal promises higher pay, new productsTue, 20, Sep 2016
The framework for a tentative contract between General Motors and Unifor could result in hundreds of millions of dollars in investments at GM factories in Ontario, including new product commitments, raises for employees and full-time status for temporary workers.
GM-Unifor talks head for deadline; union says 'we are close'Mon, 19, Sep 2016
General Motors and Canadian union Unifor remain locked in negotiations with less than an hour remaining before the midnight strike deadline, a union spokeswoman said. “We feel that we are close,” said spokeswoman Denise Hammond.
GM's woes don't stop Canada's Motor City from growingSun, 18, Sep 2016
As GM Oshawa workers fight for the plant's survival and face what could be the first Canadian auto strike since 1996, the rest of the once-company town has moved on. A new university, cancer center and other developments have made Oshawa one of the fastest growing labor markets in Canada.
GM and Unifor locked in 'around-the-clock' negotiationsSun, 18, Sep 2016
Around-the-clock negotiations between General Motors and Canadian union Unifor continue today as Monday's strike deadline looms.
Union chief's approach seems friendly enough, but when he speaks, people listenSun, 18, Sep 2016
Hailing from a union family, Unifor President Jerry Dias has fighting in his blood. That's a good thing given the down-to-the-wire negotiations with General Motors as Monday's 11:59 p.m. strike deadline looms.
General Motors and Unifor remain 'miles apart,' strike possible, Dias saysWed, 14, Sep 2016
General Motors and Canadian union Unifor remain "miles apart" on labour negotiations and could be facing a strike as Monday's deadline approaches, the union's chief said today. "As of now, we're clearly headed to a strike," Unifor President Jerry Dias said in an interview. "But it's early. I don't tend to panic."
Unifor contract talks start with 'line in the sand'Tue, 06, Sep 2016
Unifor selected General Motors as its target company as it continues negotiations with the Detroit Three, less than two weeks before its four-year labour contracts expire. Unifor represents about 23,000 Canadian auto workers employed by the automakers.