Union head: GM threatens to move production
DETROIT — The president of the Canadian auto workers union says General Motors is threatening to move production of the Chevrolet Equinox small SUV to Mexico as a strike continues at an Ontario factory that makes the same vehicle.
Unifor President Jerry Dias says GM has declared war on Canada with the threat. A GM official with knowledge of the bargaining says they’re still talking but are at impasse over job security.
About 2,500 workers at the plant west of Toronto went on strike Sept. 17. The union wants GM to designate the plant as the main Equinox producer.