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Unifor media availability following meeting with General Motors

January 7, 2019 - 12:00 AM

WINDSOR – Unifor National President Jerry Dias will be available to media in Windsor, Ontario following a meeting between the union and General Motors (GM) on proposals to save the Oshawa Assembly Plant.

“Unifor presented General Motors with solid options to maintain production in Oshawa last month,” said Dias. “Our position is clear that we expect GM to allocate product and continue plant operations past 2019.”

WHAT:      Unifor comments on meeting with General Motors

WHO:       Jerry Dias, Unifor National President

     Colin James, President of Local 222

     Greg Moffatt, Unifor Local 222 Plant Chair, Chair of GM Master Bargaining Committee

WHERE:   Unifor Local 444/200 Hall 1855 Turner Rd. Windsor, ON, N8W 3K2

WHEN:     Tuesday January 8, 2019 4:00 p.m.

The media conference will also be live streamed at Canada and on Twitter @UnifortheUnion.  

For more information on Unifor’s #SaveOshawaGM campaign visit

Unifor is Canada’s largest union in the private sector, representing 315,000 workers in every major area of the economy. The union advocates for all working people and their rights, fights for equality and social justice in Canada and abroad, and strives to create progressive change for a better future.

For more information, please contact Unifor Communications Representative Kathleen O’Keefe at  or 416-896-3303 (cell).