March 31 (Bloomberg) — Workers at Toyota Motor Corp.'s Canadian factories will vote next week on whether to become the company's first North American employees to form a union.

The results of the poll of about 6,500 workers are expected in April, the union known as Unifor said in a statement today.

Toyota has three plants in southwestern Ontario with 7,000 employees, according to the company's website. The plants produce Toyota's Corolla sedan, the Corolla Matrix hatchback, the Lexus RX 350 luxury sports utility vehicle and the RAV4.

"We do have that application now, we're going through a process of reviewing it," said Greg Mordue a spokesman for Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc., by phone from Cambridge, Ontario. The number of workers that would be included in the proposed bargaining unit would be "significantly" larger than the 6,590 employees Unifor included in its filing, Mordue said.

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