Special Report: FCA Canada and Unifor 2020 Collective Bargaining Talks

Unifor-FCA Canada 2020 Negotiations Fact Sheet

  • Unifor-represented employees: 8,444 as of July 2020 (includes Windsor third-shift impact)
    • Traditional: Hired prior to September 24, 2012
    • In-progression: Hired on/after September 24, 2012
    • Temporary: Hired to supplement for absenteeism, weekend work, summer vacation, replacements, launch activities
 
  • Hourly employees work in:
    • Manufacturing: three plants (Brampton Assembly, Windsor Assembly, Etobicoke Casting)
    • Mopar: three parts distribution centres (PDCs)
    • FCA Transport: one terminal in Windsor
    • Salaried Bargaining Unit (SBU): advanced manufacturing engineering, quality, lab/test, manufacturing plants, Mopar, production control, nurses
 
  • Wages:
    • Traditional non-skilled current hourly wage: $35.40/hour
    • In-progression non-skilled starting hourly wage: $20.84/hour
 
  • Average age of the hourly workforce: 47
 
  • Average years of service for the hourly workforce: 18.4
 
  • Since 2009, FCA has invested over $3.2B USD in its Canadian operations
 
  • Vehicle production at FCA facilities in Canada for 2019 was 447,954 (23% of total vehicle production in Canada and 43% of domestic-three vehicle production in Canada)
 
  • Current contract expires on Sept. 21, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. ET