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    Canada's auto union has been aggressively lobbying for GM to assign product to its Oshawa Assembly Plant. GM feels, though, that the Unifor's latest strategy goes too far. The automaker threatened to sue Unifor over an ad it decided to run during the Canadian broadcast of the Super Bowl anyway...
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    Members of Canada's Unifor union staged a sit-down protest at GM's Oshawa Assembly Plant near Toronto. The move follows GM's decision to decline any potential plans proposed by Unifor at a meeting held Tuesday in Detroit. Wednesday's sit-down follows a similar protest held on Tuesday during the...
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    It's been roughly a month since General Motors announced it would be shuttering Oshawa Assembly, leaving the facility's nearly 3,000 employees and Canada's auto union more than a little annoyed. Unifor leadership has said it intends to meet with GM executives on December 20th and discuss the...
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    Despite ongoing turmoil in the country's oil patch, with the government of Alberta paying to have white Dodge Durango R/T SUVs project a constantly updating tally of money lost due to discounted Canadian oil prices onto the sides of downtown Ottawa buildings, the big economic story north of the...
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    CTV News in Canada is reporting that General Motors is shutting the doors at its Oshawa, Ontario assembly plant. The plant, located about 37 miles (60 kilometers or so) east of Toronto, hosts about 2,500 union jobs and around 300 salaried jobs. GM has other employees in the Ontario cities of...
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    It looks like the prospect of getting a partial payback for its investment could have hastened the deal reached between General Motors Canada and its autoworkers' union. The automaker could have up to 40 percent of the money invested in its Canadian operations handed back by the Ontario and...
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    There might be some light at the end of the assembly line for Oshawa - but it will come with a price. According to the Windsor Star, the plant's Consolidated Line, which produces the Chevrolet Equinox in an overflow capacity using bodies shuttled from CAMI, won't get another stay of execution...
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    Local MPs and MPPs have responded to a petition asking General Motors to invest in manufacturing jobs at the dwindling Oshawa Assembly facility. The petition has begun to circulate on popular social media sites, asking people to bombard local Members of Parliament, Canadian Prime Minister...
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    Last week's General Motors announcement in Oshawa, Ontario felt like an olive branch being extended to the worried community, but workers and the city itself are now asking for the full meal. The threatened Oshawa Car Assembly plant has no mandate to produce vehicles beyond 2017, and the...
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    Unifor, the union representing manufacturing workers said they will strike if GM doesn't allocate new product to the Oshawa Assembly Plant. The timing coincides with GM Canada's announcing 1,000 new engineering jobs spread across their Ontario research facilities as part of an $850 million...
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