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INGERSOLLWorkers at General Motors CAMI plant are ending their four week strike after accepting a new contract Monday that includes higher compensation, financial penalties against GM for future layoffs and the preservation of production shifts.
The contract proposal was hammered out last week and Unifor, which represents 2,500 of the 2,800 workers affected at the plant in Ingersoll had recommended the deal be accepted.
The automaker threatened last week to shift more production to Mexico if a settlement wasn reached swiftly and the two sides agreed to a deal on Friday.
want investment, you want future product, you want a bunch of stuff, but as long as we keep producing the way we are, I like to think our future is good, Van Boekel said.
He said workers will receive two per cent wage increases in the first and fourth year of the deal, a $6,000 signing bonus and annual payments of $2,000 each Christmas.
The automaker will also be forced to pay $300 million for any future job cuts. About 400 workers are currently on layoff. Retirement packages will be offered to entice about 100 workers to leave their positions for laid off colleagues. Monday.
GM Canada said ratification of the agreement is welcome news for the company, employees and the community.
have an outstanding new product at CAMI with the Chevrolet Equinox and I am confident that we will quickly pull together to continue to demonstrate to the world the outstanding productivity, innovation and quality that is synonymous with the CAMI workforce, stated Steve Carlisle, president and managing director of General Motors Canada.
He said the challenges resulting from the strike have been difficult on everyone.
the recent $800 million investment at the CAMI plant and this agreement, it is up to each of us to demonstrate the unparalleled value we deliver as leaders within Canada auto sector, he added.