TORONTO — Unifor says Canadian autoworkers have gone on strike at Stellantis operations in Canada after failing to achieve a deal by Sunday’s deadline.
An announcement from the union says greater than 8,200 employees have walked off the job in any respect Stellantis amenities.
Unifor Nationwide President Lana Payne says the union has made progress and can proceed to barter by the evening.
Unifor has mentioned it’s attempting to get Stellantis to comply with the identical core financial phrases the union has reached with Ford Motor Co. and Basic Motors, together with points particular to the worldwide automaker behind such manufacturers as Fiat and Jeep.
Union members on the different two firms have already ratified offers that may see employees get shut to twenty per cent wage positive factors over three years, amongst quite a few different enhancements.
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Stellantis noticed escalating strikes over the previous six weeks from United Auto Employees members at its U.S. operations, however the firm reached a tentative cope with the union as of Saturday.
An announcement from Stellantis says they’re “extraordinarily disillusioned” in Unifor’s strike motion and can proceed to discount till an settlement is reached.
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