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BACKGROUND — Mexica president to be at announcment

The Reuters news agency reported April 14, 2015, that Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto would be at an event in Guanajuato, Mexico, the next day to announce plans for a new Toyota plant in the country to build the Corolla.

A Toyota spokesperson, however, continued to say no decision had been made.

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By |April 14th, 2015|Corolla, Media, News|0 Comments

BACKGROUND — Canada to get larger vehicle?

A story published in the Mexico News Daily on April 2, 2015, said Toyota would soon announce a Mexico plant with a capacity to build 200,000 Corollas a year by 2019.

The new plant would operate around the clock, and build a new version of the Corolla sedan.

The Cambridge plant now building the Corolla would be converted to building “larger vehicles.”

To […]

By |April 8th, 2015|Corolla, Media, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Health and safety, right to refuse training

Unifor has set up a number of workshops in the coming weeks for Toyota Team Members, where you can find out more about your rights — particularly Health and Safety and your Right to Refuse.

The sessions are taking place at the Workers’ Action Centres set up by Unifor in both Woodstock and Kitchener:

Monday, April 6, 430pm-6pm at the Unifor Local […]

By |April 1st, 2015|Corolla, Events, News|1 Comment

BACKGROUND — Mexico production to begin in 2019

The Reuters news agency reported March 22 that Toyota executives had recently toured several potential sites for a new assembly plant in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato, where the Corolla was expected to be built.

Citing unnamed sources, the story said the Toyota Board of Directors was set to approve the new plant at its meeting in April. The company […]

By |March 24th, 2015|Corolla, Media, News|0 Comments

BACKGROUND – Corolla decision expected was predicted for this year

There was a flurry of news stories in late 2014 after the Reuters news agency reported that Toyota was scouting factory locations in Mexico to build Corolla sedans.

Much of the coverage speculated on what this could mean for TMMC’s Cambridge operations.

Greg Mordue, general manager of Toyota’s Canadian operations, told CTV News at the time that no final decisions had been […]

By |March 18th, 2015|Corolla, Media, News|0 Comments

BACKGROUND – Corolla decision delayed in September 2014

The Automotive News reported in September 2014 that Toyota was reconsidering whether to set up an assembly plant in Mexico.

No final decision was expected before the end of the year, and none came before 2014 came to a close – despite rumours.

The decision was reportedly delayed at that time after top Toyota brass asked for a review of the plans.

One […]

By |March 18th, 2015|Corolla, News|0 Comments

OT program a model for Toyota

Unifor has negotiated a new overtime plan at the CAMI Automotive plant that could be a model for addressing a key issue among Toyota Team Members – time off with family.

Basically, the plan allows workers to bank their overtime as time owing, instead of taking it as cash. The program is completely optional, and those preferring cash can still take […]

By |February 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Charter Check-In

The effort to bring Unifor to Toyota in Canada has been driven by a desire by Team Members to improve things at the company, and to have a say in any changes that are needed in the future.

Throughout the drive, Team Members have discussed many issues of concern to them and their families. For some people, the top concern is […]

By |January 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

International union backs Unifor at Toyota

IndustriALL Global Union, a federation of industrial unions around the world, is calling on Toyota Canada to stop interfering with its Team Members’ right to join a union.
“We are disappointed about reports that TMMC has interfered with and opposed efforts by its Canadian employees to unionize, a right recognized by Canadian and international law,” IndustriALL General Secretary Jyrki Raina […]

By |December 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Voting Times — Issue 16

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By |December 15th, 2014|Leaflets|0 Comments