Lumps of coal go to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton for giving us a choice between Scylla and Charybdis. An extra lump goes to The Donald for running a campaign that set new lows in civil political discourse.
KANSAS CITY, KS—General Motors is investing $55 million to build an 830,000-square-foot “logistics optimization center” adjacent to its Fairfax assembly plant here. The operation is expected to employ approximately 500 workers.
OSHAWA, ON—Up to 100 people will be hired early next year at General Motors’ assembly plant here, thanks to a boost in Chevy Equinox production and the new four-year tentative contract reached last month. MORE
SPRING HILL, TN—General Motors plans to add 650 jobs at its assembly plant here. The company will be adding a third shift, which is expected to begin in January 2017. Staffing details are still being finalized, but the company will begin filling the positions this quarter.
OSHAWA, ON—Canadian auto workers union Unifor has a tentative contract agreement with General Motors Co. that not only breathes new life into the at-risk Oshawa Assembly Plant east of Toronto, but signifies a testament to the importance of the automotive industry across Canada.
TORONTO—Unifor has selected General Motors as the company with which it will set a pattern for negotiating new labor contracts with the Detroit Three automakers. The Canadian union’s current contracts with the companies expire Sept. 19.
TORONTO—A day after Unifor President Jerry Dias issued scathing remarks about General Motors Co., the Canadian auto workers union president praised bargaining teams at Ford Motor Co. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles during the official opening to their labor negotiations.