Ford of Canada and Unifor Agreement Positions Canadian Operations for Future Success

Note: The following statement is attributed to Steve Majer, vice president, Human Resources, Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited.

OAKVILLE, ON, Nov. 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Ford of Canada and Unifor have secured a new globally competitive national labour agreement that ensures a strong future for our employees, our customers and our communities.

Employees have voted in favour of the four-year agreement that includes a planned $700 million investment in our Canadian operations. Covering more than 6,400 people, this collective agreement maintains auto manufacturing jobs and is a significant investment in our Canadian workforce through wage increases for all employees and benefit plan improvements.

This competitive agreement with Unifor enables Ford of Canada to further strengthen its business and positions the Canadian operations for future success.

Ford continues to speak with the federal and Ontario governments to ensure long-term sustainability for Canada's auto manufacturing sector.

For the most up to date information, please visit Ford-Unifor Talks.

SOURCE Ford of Canada

For further information: Lauren More, 905.845.2511 x1161,; Kerri Stoakley, 905.845.2511 x1562,

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