Canadian Auto Workers

June 29, 2009 - 9:43am

Workers at Bombardier’s de Havilland plant in north Toronto ratified a new three-year labor contract yesterday, averting a strike that stood to affect 2,750 workers and halt production of the Q400 turboprop. Eighty-four percent of the workers, who are represented by two local Canadian Auto Workers chapters, voted to accept the new agreement, reached on June 23, after some two months of negotiation and hours after a 10 a.m. strike deadline.

January 18, 2008 - 8:25am

Union officials representing some 1,200 assembly workers at Bombardier’s de Havilland plant in suburban Toronto last month characterized the company’s latest layoff announcement as “a cannon, and not a gun, at our heads.” After talks broke down between the union and Bombardier at the end of January, the company began preparations to move Global Express and Learjet 45 wing production from the Downsview plant to Montreal, where the machinist uni

January 18, 2008 - 8:25am

Union officials representing some 1,200 assembly workers at Bombardier’s de Havilland plant in suburban Toronto last month characterized the company’s latest layoff announcement as “a cannon, and not a gun, at our heads.” After talks broke down between the union and Bombardier at the end of January, the company began preparations to move Global Express and Learjet 45 wing production from the Downsview plant to Montreal, where the machinist uni

 
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