Canadian Manufacturing

Magna workers in Windsor, Ont. end strike, accept contract offer

1,000 Magna workers at a plant that makes vehicle seating assemblies for General Motors and Fiat Chrysler walked out Nov. 6


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WINDSOR, Ont.—Unionized workers at Magna International Inc.’s Canadian operations in Windsor, Ont., have reached a tentative agreement with the auto parts maker, ending a short strike.

Unifor spokesman Gord Gray said the 1,000 members working at the General Motors and Fiat Chrysler vehicle seating assembly lines at the Windsor plant walked out yesterday after nearly 58 per cent of workers rejected a previous tentative agreement.

Gray said workers at the plant’s GM division returned to work Monday but Fiat workers are temporarily unable to go back to work due to a supply shortage caused by a fire at one its auto supplier plants in Tennessee.


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