Canadian union Unifor votes for strike mandate against Detroit Three automakers

(Reuters) - Canadian union Unifor said on Sunday that its members had voted for strike mandates against the Detroit Three automakers that would authorize their bargaining committees to take job action, if needed, to achieve fair collective agreements.

Unifor, which represents 18,000 union members, had opened formal negotiations with Ford Motor Co , General Motors Co and Stellantis on August 10 in Toronto.

(Reporting by Gokul Pisharody in Bengaluru; Editing by Kim Coghill)