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In 1939, the Union had not yet succeeded in organizing Ford. Growth of the Union had stalled after the early successes of 1936 and 1937.

Our History

In 1957, the need for the trades to have control over their own bargaining demands was formerly written into the UAW constitution as "separate ratification rights."

Our History

In 1966, separate ratification was strengthened and clarified to ensure that if either group (Skilled Trades or Production) rejected, there was no agreement.

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Unifor president calls Windsor Assembly changes ‘pretty drastic’

Unifor president calls Windsor Assembly changes ‘pretty drastic’

Unifor leaders are in shock after Fiat Chrysler announced they are cutting the third shift at Windsor Assembly Plant this fall. Unifor president Jerry Dias told CTV News Channel Friday that the union knew that sales were “softening,” but the…

Automotive Plant Set to Close Temporarily in Brampton

Automotive Plant Set to Close Temporarily in Brampton

Earlier this week, FCA Canada announced that the Brampton Fiat Chrysler Assembly plant will temporarily shut down for two weeks this spring. According to Detroit News, FCA said it would idle its plants in Windsor and Brampton for the first…

What you need to know about Ontario’s new model for health care

What you need to know about Ontario’s new model for health care

It’s being called Ontario’s biggest health system reform in 50 years, since the advent of medicare. But what will it actually look like for patients? The government of Premier Doug Ford is merging 20 agencies, which employ more than 10,000 people, into…