Canada's Unifor Says Members at GM Ratify Collective Agreement
By Stephen Nakrosis
Canadian union Unifor on Monday said its members at General
Motors Co. facilities in St. Catharines, Oshawa and Woodstock voted
to ratify a new three-year collective agreement.
The union said the new agreement includes a 5% increase to their
hourly rate, a productivity and quality bonus, inflation protection
bonuses, improved benefits, shift premiums, and restoration of the
20% differential for skilled trades.
GM and the union will also create an anti-racism action plan and
will "establish a new Racial Justice Advocate in the
Jerry Dias, Unifor's national resident, said "This contract
solidifies and boldly builds on GM's Canadian footprint, with a
$1.3 billion dollar investment that brings 1,700 jobs to Oshawa
plus more than $109 million to in-source new transmission work for
the Corvette and support continued V8 engine production in St.
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