2023 Unifor Labour Negotiations Newsroom

2023 Unifor Labour Negotiations Statement

August 10, 2023 Stellantis and Unifor have a long-standing history of working together. Collectively, our focus will be on negotiating an agreement that will ensure our future competitiveness in today’s rapidly changing global market, with good benefits and wage increases that reward the contributions of our represented workforce now and for generations to come.

Stellantis Announces $99 Million Investment for New Engine Production at Three North American Plants

August 1, 2022 Stellantis announced today that it will invest a total of $99 million in three North American plants for production of a new four-cylinder turbocharged engine. Investments will be made at the Dundee Engine Complex in Michigan, the Kokomo Casting Plant in Indiana and the Etobicoke Casting Plant in Toronto.

Windsor Assembly Plant to Produce Vehicles on New STLA Large Platform

June 3, 2022 Stellantis announced today that vehicles produced on the new STLA Large platform will be built at the Windsor (Ont.) Assembly Plant. Production of the current L-series vehicles – Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger – at the Brampton (Ont.) Assembly Plant will end when retooling begins in 2024, as announced on May 2, 2022.

Stellantis Announces $3.6 Billion CAD Investment to Accelerate Electrification Plans, Secures Future of Windsor and Brampton Plants

May 2, 2022 Stellantis today announced plans to invest $3.6 billion CAD ($2.8 billion USD) to secure the future of its Windsor and Brampton (Ontario) Assembly Plants and to expand its Automotive Research and Development Centre (ARDC) to accelerate the company’s move to a sustainable future.

PLANT FACT SHEET: Windsor Assembly Plant

PLANT FACT SHEET: Windsor Assembly Plant, Windsor Facility was built in 1928. In 1939, a special Chrysler royal convertible sedan was built for the 1939 Royal Tour and thousands were shipped overseas. From 1925-1965, vehicles produced at the plant included Plymouth two- and four-door sedans, Dodge hardtops, DeSoto convertibles, Chrysler station wagons and club coupes.

PLANT FACT SHEET: Etobicoke Casting Plant

PLANT FACT SHEET: Etobicoke Casting Plant, Toronto On Aug. 1, 2022, Stellantis announced an investment of $99 million for three North American plants for production of a new 1.6-liter, I-4 turbocharged engine that has both direct fuel injection and flexibility for hybrid-electric vehicle (HEV) applications. Nearly $2 million will be invested at Etobicoke to support the development and installation of new tooling and equipment upgrades for production of the oil pan for the engine.

PLANT FACT SHEET: Brampton Assembly Plant and Brampton Satellite Stamping Plant

PLANT FACT SHEET: Brampton Assembly Plant and Brampton Satellite Stamping Plant, Brampton On May 2, 2022, a $3.6 billion CAD ($2.8 billion USD) investment was announced to transform both the Windsor and Brampton Assembly Plants to support the Company’s Dare Forward 2030 strategic plan. Beginning in 2024, Brampton will be retooled and fully modernized. When production resumes in 2025, the plant will introduce an all-new, flexible architecture to support the company's electrification plans.

FCA Canada Inc. Fact Sheet

FCA Canada Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of FCA, founded as the Chrysler Corporation in 1925.

Executive Bio: Christopher G. Fields

Christopher G. Fields was appointed senior vice president, employee relations and manufacturing human resources on October 6, 2021. In this position, Fields oversees U.S. and Canada manufacturing and parts distribution centers' employee relations; labor economics and benefit finance; wage and salary administration; and the Center for Employee Development, as well as the human resources function for manufacturing.

Stellantis and Unifor Agreement Finalized

November 6, 2023 Stellantis and Unifor have finalized a new three-year collective agreement that provides significant increases in wages, benefits, accelerated progression timeline and job security.

Tentative Agreement Reached Between Stellantis and Unifor 

October 30, 2023 The following statement is attributed to Mark Stewart, Stellantis North America COO: I am very proud of the negotiating teams and thankful for their commitment and focused effort in reaching a tentative agreement with Unifor.

Stellantis Statement in Response to Unifor Strike Announcement

October 30, 2023 We are extremely disappointed. We will continue to bargain in good faith until an agreement is reached. 

Executive Bio: Michael Resha

Michael Resha is senior vice president, North America manufacturing. He was named to the position in March 2020. Prior to this position, Resha served as global head of press shops and dies..

Stellantis Taps Tobin J. Williams to Lead Human Resources in North America

June 17, 2022 Stellantis North America today announced that Tobin J. Williams has joined the company as Senior Vice President for Human Resources in North America.

Executive Bio: Jacqueline Oliva

Jacqueline Oliva was named head of human resources, FCA Canada in June 2018.

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