Fiat Chrysler looks to outsource Windsor trucking

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WINDSOR, ON – Fiat Chrysler’s assembly plant in Windsor, Ontario has announced that it plans to outsource the transportation of automotive parts, which had been handled by a private fleet.

Almost 300 workers are affected, and make about $35 per hour, according to local media reports. The latest collective agreement had been ratified in October.

Unifor Local 444, which represents the workers, has 30 days to respond to the announcement.


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John G. Smith is the editorial director of Newcom Media's trucking and supply chain publications -- including Today's Trucking,, TruckTech, Transport Routier, and Road Today. The award-winning journalist has covered the trucking industry since 1995.

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