Canada and the United States still do not have a signed Softwood Lumber Agreement. To protect good jobs and secure the forest industry throughout Canada, our union is acting quickly to develop an action plan that will roll out early in 2017.
This is about protecting and saving thousands of jobs across Canada.
Unifor is urging the provincial and federal governments to take immediate action. In 2017, with your help, the national union will launch a campaign that contains three main components: a comprehensive lobbying strategy to meet with members of the federal, provincial and municipal governments, a public awareness campaign to inform and engage people in our communities about the importance of the forestry sector, and lastly it will involve action from local leadership and members in the forestry sector to help apply political pressure.