GM Strike Poised to Affect Thousands of Canadian Auto Jobs

Natalie Wong and Kristine Owram, Bloomberg Business September 16, 2019 The labor strike at General Motors Co. in the U.S. could lead to thousands of layoffs in Canada as the ripple effects from the highly integrated auto industry spread from engine plants to parts makers such as Magna International Inc. The United Auto Workers’ first […]

Unifor, GM announce investment plan for Oshawa plant, 300 jobs to be saved

Alicja Siekierska, Yahoo Finance Canada May 8, 2019 General Motors will spend $170 million to transform its Oshawa Assembly Plant into a stamping and after-market parts facility, extending the life of the historic plant and preserving 300 jobs. The investment, announced by the presidents of GM Canada and Unifor in Toronto on Wednesday morning, will […]

Fiat Chrysler cuts 1,500 jobs as Windsor plant reduces minivan output

Chester Dawson, Bloomberg/Driving.ca April 1, 2019Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is cutting about 1,500 jobs at a factory in Canada that’s scaling back production due to slowing minivan sales.The Italian-American automaker plans to eliminate the third shift at its assembly plant in Windsor, Ontario beginning September 30, according to an emailed statement.The company produces Chrysler Pacifica and […]

Fiat Cuts 1,500 Jobs as Canada Plant Reduces Minivan Output

Chester Dawson, Bloomberg March 28th, 2019Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is cutting about 1,500 jobs at a factory in Canada that’s scaling back production due to slowing minivan sales.The Italian-American automaker plans to eliminate the third shift at its assembly plant in Windsor, Ontario, beginning Sept. 30, according to an emailed statement. The company produces Chrysler […]