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April 23, 2018

AJAX –  Unifor members at Lear Ajax delivered an overwhelming 99 per cent strike mandate, putting the union and it 320 workers in a legal strike position as of April 28.

April 23, 2018

TORONTO—Unifor joins several stakeholders, including most Canadian airport authorities, in celebrating news that the federal government’s controversial study of airport privatization has been shelved.

April 19, 2018

VICTORIA—A forestry roundtable convened to deal with the crisis caused by U.S. tariffs on five Canadian paper mills has resolved to protect affected communities and recruit the federal government to fight back.

April 20, 2018

WINDSOR - On Sunday April 22, Unifor is holding a community rally to support striking Caesars Windsor hospitality workers calling for respect and demanding a better contract to address workload issues.

April 19, 2018

VANCOUVER—Eliminating two sub-minimum wages is an important step for reducing exploitation and poverty of some of the province’s most vulnerable workers, says Unifor.

April 19, 2018

HAMILTON - On Friday April 20, Unifor launches its cross country town hall tour to explore a progressive trade agenda.

April 17, 2018

TORONTO - On Wednesday April 18, health care workers employed by Ontario hospitals will rally across the province demanding respect and fairness in negotiations with the employers’ umbrella group, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA).

MONTRÉAL—Pattern bargaining for Eastern Canada’s pulp and paper sector has concluded with a 4-year tentative agreement...

April 16, 2018

VICTORIA—Unifor released radio ads today to call on Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr to take action against U.S. tariffs levied last month on paper products from five Canadian mills.

April 16, 2018

OTTAWA – A delegation of 25 members from Unifor are discussing strategies to strengthen the aerospace sector with Members of Parliament for most of this week.

April 11, 2018

TORONTO – Unifor National President Jerry Dias will lead a delegation of auto workers to meet with Ontario Labour Minister Kevin Flynn about personal emergency leave exemptions that unfairly punish those employed in the sector.