It isn't what Unifor's leadership was hoping for, but the new four-year labour contract at CAMI Assembly in Ontario is as good as they were going to get.
Unifor workers at a General Motors plant in Ingersoll, Ont., have ratified a new contract, ending a four-week strike that threatened to pinch sales of the Chevrolet Equinox.
A new Chevy Colorado recall affects 17,387 pickups from the 2015 model year and is an expansion of a smaller recall of 2016 model-year vehicles.
The Government of Ontario urged GM and striking Unifor to resolve a monthlong strike at a Chevrolet Equinox plant in Ingersoll, Ont., after the automaker threatened to move production out of Ontario.
General Motors is growing frustrated by contract talks with Unifor and warned the union it will look to produce the Chevrolet Equinox elsewhere unless workers call off a month-long strike at the plant in Ingersoll, Ont.
U.S. inventory of the Equinox dropped to 43,453 vehicles, or a 41-day supply, at the beginning of October. Estimated inventory stood at an all-time high of 74,400 units, or a 66-day supply, in June.
Ontario's economic development minister spoke with officials from General Motors Canada and Unifor as the strike at the automaker's Chevy Equinox plant in Ingersoll, Ont., drags on.
Unifor's strike at a General Motors factory in Ingersoll, Ont., could begin to impact consumer choice and dealer stocks of the Chevrolet Equinox in the U.S., where it's one of the top-10 selling vehicles.
Automakers sold 187,266 new vehicles in Canada in September, good for a 7.7 per cent increase from the same month last year. The industry is on track to top a record two million sales for the entire year.
GM said it plans to launch a mix of at least 20 new all-electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles globally by 2023, including two in the next 18 months. The all-electric and fuel cell vehicles represent a "two-pronged" approach to the automaker's vision of an autonomous, zero-emission future.
Unifor President Jerry Dias updated factory workers on the status of negotiations to end the strike when he joined a picket line Sunday in Ingersoll, Ont. He called GM's latest offer "fluff."
Unifor leadership described a Thursday meeting with GM as “constructive” following the latest efforts to end a strike at the Chevy Equinox plant in Ontario.