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Ford still balking at monetary gains, investment for Windsor plants, says Unifor chief

It’s less than a week before an Oct. 31 strike deadline, yet contract talks between Unifor and Ford are moving “pretty slowly,” Jerry Dias, the union’s national president, said Tuesday. 417 more words

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Unifor-FCA auto talks hit 'major hurdle'

Update: Negotiators with Unifor and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles reached a tentative deal just minutes before the 11:59 p.m. deadline on Monday.

TORONTO — Four hours before a midnight strike deadline, marathon contract talks between Unifor and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles negotiators have hit a “major hurdle,” said union spokeswoman Denise Hammond. 559 more words

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Unifor, FCA head into marathon contract talks; Ontario, FCA discuss 'investment'

As Unifor and Fiat Chrysler negotiators were gearing up for a weekend of marathon contract talks, it appeared headway was being made on the union’s key demand for investment at the automaker’s Brampton vehicle assembly and Etobicoke casting plants. 659 more words

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Unifor, Oakville local at odds over 10-year pay grid for new hires

Unifor and its biggest Ford local are at odds over the decision to maintain the 10-year pay grid for new hires in the collective agreement reached last month with General Motors, union national president Jerry Dias said Tuesday. 544 more words

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Saskatoon Transit union votes not to vote on new contract offer

A final contract offer from the city will not be voted on by Saskatoon Transit employees.

On Sunday, members of Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 615 voted 92.4 per cent against voting on a new contract. 198 more words


UAW wage gains may set pattern for Canadian autoworkers

When he announced that General Motors would be the lead company in the negotiations for more than 20,000 Detroit Three hourly workers, Unifor president Jerry Dias said investment in GM’s Oshawa and St. 608 more words

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Big Bang Renewal Update: CBS Boss 'Confident' Cast Will Re-Sign

Will CBS show Sheldon, Leonard, Penny & Co. the money?

Looming contract negotiations with the Big Bang Theory cast was one of the hot topics at CBS’ portion of the Television Critics Association summer press tour on Wednesday.  270 more words