Ford Negotiations Continue


Unifor to continue negotiations and extend Ford strike deadline 

September 21, 2020

TORONTO—Unifor’s Master Bargaining Committee has decided to continue bargaining with Ford Motor Company past the strike deadline of 11:59 p.m. tonight.

“Our master bargaining committee is willing to negotiate throughout the night to provide Ford with every opportunity to do right and reach a fair settlement to avoid a work stoppage at its Canadian plants,” said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President.

Jerry Dias will share more information at a news conference tomorrow that will be streamed live on Facebook.

News conference regarding #AutoTalks 2020

11 a.m., Tuesday September 22, 2020 

Unifor National President Jerry Dias and Unifor Bargaining Committee representatives

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