We're one step closer to living like "The Jetsons."
Corporations denounce increased government spending. Except, of course, when government largesse flows their way.
We can anticipate a reduction in cars per capita of 20 to 30 per cent in the next decade.
History shows how cities across the Great Lakes region, including Oshawa, could be affected by GM's mass auto plant closures.
"You can be for manufacturing jobs, or you can be for the carbon tax. But you can’t be for both.”
The plant has been part of the city since 1953.
Unifor has done more in the last three months to secure the industry's footprint in Canada and offer a brighter future for autoworkers, their families and their communities, than governments have in the last 10 years. Our union secured this without an auto pact in place.
It’s not only drivers who are at risk.
It is all too easy to talk about principles when you don't have to look into the eyes of a young person and explain why your ideals are more important than their access to a good job and a pension plan on which they can begin to build a life for their families.
I can tell you I have weighed the decision to focus the 2016 negotiations on General Motors (GM) very carefully, and only after a great deal of input from the excellent negotiators and bargaining committees that we have working with us on behalf of Unifor members employed at Fiat Chrysler, Ford and GM in Canada.