GM shifting jobs to Mexico — from Canada – Fox17


NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — It’s not just U.S. workers that are angry about losing auto jobs to Mexico. A union in Canada is decrying a decision by General Motors to cut 600 jobs there and shift production to Mexico.

The plant in Ingersoll, Ontario, makes the Chevrolet Equinox and the GMC Terrain SUVs. While production of a new version of the better selling Equinox will stay in Canada, GM is shifting production of a new Terrain to a plant in San Luis Potosi. The move will cost the jobs of 625 of its 3,200 current employees. Unifor, the union that represents workers at the plant, is crying foul.

“This decision reeks of corporate greed. It is not based on sales, it is an another example of how good jobs are being shifted out of Canada for cheaper labor in Mexico and Unifor will not let it happen without a fight,”…

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