ST. THOMAS, Ont. –Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and the CAW Local 1001 have agreed to terms surrounding the closure of the Sterling truck plant here.
DTNA announced it was discontinuing the Sterling brand last fall as part of the company’s restructuring. Workers at the plant voted 97% in favour of the closure agreement, the CAW said yesterday in a release.
The agreement includes enhanced severance, extended benefits and funding for a job action centre.
The plant will close March 27. At its peak, 2,200 people worked there. •
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