Tempers rise in glass plant closing

October 9, 2009

Pittsburgh Glass Works [Pittsburgh] is closing its last auto glass manufacturing plant in Canada next month, but a union leader has warned the U.S.-based company that it risks losing significant business without operations here.

Jerry Dias, a senior official for the Canadian Auto Workers, said Thursday [Oct. 8] that he told the company pulling production out of Canada and shipping from the U.S. to customers here will be a big mistake, according to an Oct. 9 thestar.com report.

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