General Motors Canada Provides Update on Job Opportunities for Oshawa Assembly Workers

Posted on 15. Dec, 2018 by in GM Canada


General Motors Canada Provides Update on Job Opportunities for Oshawa Assembly Workers

2018-12-14

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OSHAWA, Ont. (Friday, Dec 14, 2018)General Motors Canada currently committed to yield financial support to assistance a employees with retraining and other assistance that will assistance them be prepared for some-more than 2,400 good, accessible new jobs estimated to be open in a Durham Region area in 2019 and 2020.

“My priority is to have a transition devise for each Oshawa Assembly employee,” pronounced GM Canada boss and handling director, Travis Hester. “We will work with a village colleges, universities, a supervision and all meddlesome internal employers, to make this occur and we are committing millions of dollars from GM Canada to support this effort.”

GM Canada has been contacted by a accumulation of particular employers with pursuit opportunities for a rarely learned employees during Oshawa Assembly. Job fairs and targeted training programs are being prepared by a bloc of internal partners to assistance automobile workers transition to their subsequent careers. More sum of specific support from GM Canada and others will be reliable as a association works with Unifor and a partners.

Since a General Motors Accelerated Transformation proclamation on Nov 26, GM Canada and a village partners have identified:

  • 300 open jobs for automobile technicians during GM dealerships in Ontario;
  • 100 jobs that will be open during GM’s other comforts in Ontario;
  • 2,000 jobs in appetite and other industries in Durham;
  • A initial internal initiative: a one-stop, trusted portal will be launched in a new year by Durham College to assistance automobile workers brand pursuit openings, learn about new careers and start training skeleton to safeguard a well-spoken career transition. This will be followed by other on-line collection to support automobile workers.

“Durham Region employers know what we know,” pronounced Travis Hester. “Oshawa Assembly workers set a customary for value in quality, capability and innovative practices. They will continue to be a fortitude of this village as a economy and a attention transform.”

“I generally wish to appreciate Durham College President Don Lovisa and a many other educational institutions in a village who have come together to assistance a employees get a conduct start during new careers,” pronounced Hester.  

More than 50 per cent of Oshawa Assembly permanent hourly workers now validate for a GM Canada tangible advantage pension, providing them a choice to pierce to retirement. GM’s Nov proclamation impacts 2,600 hourly workers and approximately 340 salaried or agreement workers during a Oshawa Assembly Plant. GM Canada will continue to plead a announcements per Oshawa Assembly with Unifor.

GM announced a tellurian Accelerated Transformation module on Nov 26 to allege a company’s prophesy of 0 crashes, 0 emissions and 0 overload by a array of restructuring actions in a United States, Canada and globally.  GM Canada also operates a CAMI Assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ontario, a St. Catharines Engine and Transmission plant and a flourishing array of Canadian Technical Centres building new automotive technologies of a future. 

About General Motors Canada

General Motors of Canada Company markets Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles by Canada’s largest play network, as good as OnStar and MAVEN services. Headquartered in Oshawa, Ontario, GM Canada employs some-more than 7,700 people opposite a nation and is a famous personality in modernized manufacturing, immature operations, active safety, and unconstrained and connected car record investigate and development. More information on a association can be found during www.gm.ca and by following @GMcanada on Twitter.

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