GM idles two Ontario plants due to supplier strike

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TORONTO, July 26 (Reuters) - General Motors of Canada was forced to idle two plants in Ontario on Monday, affecting about 6,000 workers, after employees at one of its suppliers went on strike, a GM spokeswoman said. The country's biggest automaker scrapped the second shifts at the two Oshawa plants, which make models such as the Chevrolet Impala and Pontiac Grand Prix, due to a parts shortage after TDS Automotive workers walked off the job. The supplier makes just-in-time deliveries of ...

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