The Wall Street Journal: GM workers in Canada will strike if Monday deadline missed, says union leader

The leader of the union representing auto workers in Canada said thousands of factory employees will strike at two General Motors Co. plants if the sides miss a Monday night deadline for a new contract, threatening to disrupt the supply of engines that go into the company’s sport-utility vehicles.

GM’s GM, -0.48% production of finished vehicles in Canada represents only a modest slice of the company’s sprawling manufacturing footprint in North America, but a strike would affect an engine and transmission plant in St. Catharines, Ontario, near Niagara Falls. That factory cranked out more than a half-million engines last year, delivering power for 15% of the vehicles GM sold in the U.S.

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