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Description: The head of the union representing General Motors Co. workers in Oshawa, Ont. says he’s ready to do whatever it takes to save jobs amid the U.S. automaker’s global reorganization – even if it means mass walkouts in U.S. and Canadian plants.

Source: BNNBloomberg.com – video report

Date: Nov 28, 2018

Link: https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/dias-says-he-d-shut-down-every-gm-plant-to-save-oshawa-jobs-1.1174140

Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the issues as reported and as you see things.
  • What would you advise Unifor, GM, and the various levels of government?
  • How do you think this story will play out?

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