Unifor pushes pattern bargaining for auto partsNew task force looks to standardize wages, benefitsBy Sabrina Nanji01/19/2015|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 01/19/2015 Unifor is driving a new tactic at the bargaining table in the auto parts sector. Though pattern bargaining has been applied successfully during negotiations at the Big Three (Ford, General Motors and Chrysler) in the past, it has never been applied as successfully or to the same magnitude in the auto parts sector. This time around, Unifor has enlisted its auto parts sector director Fergo Berto to helm a task force to look at pattern bargaining across the auto parts industry. Such a model would include standardizing provisions pertaining to wages, employment conditions, recall rights, wage progression schedules and the like. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.