“We weren’t able to secure a lead production letter from General Motors, but we were able to improve some of our programs that would soften the event if there, in fact, is a layoff or closure in the future,” said Unifor Local 88 President Dan...
Tesla announced on October 2 that it produced only 260 of the sedans in the third quarter due to "production bottlenecks," missing CEO Elon Musk's target of 1,500 Model 3's delivered by September.
There is no shortage of fear and hype around AI and automation replacing manufacturing jobs. But from my perspective, they do not eliminate jobs, but rather redistribute them.
Up in Canada, GM is trying to negotiate a collective bargaining agreement while the Unifor union seems to be more focused on negotiating a trade agreement.