BRIEF-Canada auto union reaches tentative agreement with General Motors

Tue Sep 20, 2016 12:52am EDT
 
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Sept 20 (Reuters) - Canada Auto Union Unifor President Jerry Dias says has the framework for a tentative agreement tith General Motors Co

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* Canada auto union says has a "solution" for GM workers at Oshawa, Ontario plant which was key item in talks

* Canada auto union says "hundreds of millions" of dollars committed to Oshawa, no longer fears plant closure in 2019

* St. Catharines, ontario powertrain facility

* Canada auto union says GM Oshawa consolidated line will close as scheduled, but production will continue on newer flex line

* Includes wage increases for existing employees Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting by Allison Martell)