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January 15, 2018

DETROIT – Unifor National President Jerry Dias to provide an update on the Save Oshawa GM campaign, which calls on General Motors (GM) to reverse its decision to close the Oshawa Assembly Plant.

January 14, 2019

DETROIT – Unifor National President Jerry Dias to provide an update on the Save Oshawa GM campaign, which calls on General Motors (GM) to reverse its decision to close the Oshawa Assembly Plant.

January 11, 2019

WINDSOR – Thousands rallied against General Motors (GM) blatant corporate greed today as the automaker held an investor event on its future plans, which include abandoning workers at the Oshawa Assembly Plant.

January 9, 2019

TORONTO –A new independent study verifies a closure of the General Motors (GM) Oshawa Assembly Plant would create an economic shock, resulting in 24,000 lost jobs and a loss of $1 billion per year in government revenue.

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.

TORONTO – Unifor continues a major advertising campaign today with the debut of a new 30-second television commercial condemning General Motors for the decision to abandon the Oshawa assembly plant while the company continues to expand production in Mexico.

MEDIA ADVISORY

Workers rally to save Oshawa GM plant

January 03, 2019

December 20, 2018

VANCOUVER—Unifor is disappointed with the referendum results but says it is hard to ignore that four in ten British Columbians wanted a fairer system of voting.

December  20, 2018

TORONTO – News from meeting between the union and General Motors (GM) at its Detroit headquarters.

Unifor also unveiled a major advertising strategy today.

MONTREAL— A new tentative collective agreement has been reached between Unifor Local 100 and CN.

December 13, 2018

OSHAWA – Unifor has launched its #SaveOshawaGM campaign with a nationwide call to support autoworkers and to keep good jobs in Canada.

December 12, 2018

MONTREAL – As Unifor members were protesting in seven Canadian cities, VIA Rail Canada awarded a $989-million contract to a German company that will build trains for Canada’s passenger rail service.

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