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GM to shut down Oshawa plant - thousands to be laid off

Sources inside the government have confirmed that a General Motors plant in Oshawa, Ont., is set to close.

It's unclear how many employees will lose their jobs, since this is part of a larger global restructuring plan, the sources said.

In a statement, Unifor, the union representing auto workers at the plant, said they have not heard "complete details of the overall announcement" but were told that no cars are set to be assembled at the plant past December 2019.

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Nov 22, 2018
Indigenous workers in the BC Labour Movement - Rod Mickleburgh

Indigenous workers in the B.C. labour movement

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Rod Mickleburgh, author of "On the Line - A History of the British Columbia Labour Movement," speaks to the Hospital Employees Union at their annual convention.
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Nov 13, 2018

Ontario workers fight back

The government is levelling its first major attack on workers through Bill 47. But Unifor members are showing that the rights that workers have fought for in Ontario will not be taken away so easily.

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