Here's what we know about the new contracts Unifor negotiated with the Detroit Three.
They include US$1.2 billion (Cdn $1.6 billion) in investment commitments at some of the assembly and parts plants seen by the union and labour experts as in dire need of upgrades.
They include the first wage gains for Canadian Detroit Three workers in about a decade, while also containing a key concession in a new defined-contribution retirement plan for new hires.
In all, national union leadership was able to meet its top priorities by securing those investments and wage gains. As a result, labour experts say the Canadian auto industry appears to be at least in slightly better shape now than it was two months ago, even as significant disadvantages persist.
But there is a lot that is not yet known about these contracts and the impact they could have on the country's auto sector moving forward. Here is a look at four of those key questions: