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Temporary layoffs coming to Tenneco Cambridge facility due to CAMI strike

Last Updated Sep 21, 2017 at 4:16 pm EDT

Employees of the GM CAMI assembly factory stand on the picket line in Ingersoll, Ont., on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. The 2,500 members of Unifor local 88 walked out Sunday at 10:59 p.m. when negotiators for the union and the automaker failed to come to terms on a new contract agreement. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley

Job action at General Motor’s CAMI plant in Ingersoll has forced a local auto parts supplier to temporarily layoff about 100 workers.

570 NEWS has learned that Tenneco’s manufacturing facility on Conestoga Boulevard will start handing out the temporary notices on Sunday, and will continue until the CAMI strike is over.

A company spokesperson says in a release that affected employees are expected to be called back into work once production at the CAMI assembly plant resumes.

Tenneco supplies the complete exhaust system for the Chevy Equinox, which is produced in Ingersoll.

Thursday marks day four of the strike.