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January 31, 2018

OAKVILLE—Unifor Local 1256 has reached a tentative agreement with Oakville Transit, averting legal job action or a service disruption before the February 1 deadline.

January 31, 2018

FORT MCMURRAY— Replacing hundreds of heavy machine operators with driverless trucks would be a mistake, says the union representing workers at Suncor.

January 31, 2018

TORONTO – For the third time this week, Toronto hotel workers have voted to join Unifor and leave the American union that had fired their local leadership and seized its assets, with an overwhelming 90 per cent vote.

January 30, 2018

TORONTO – Unifor believes that good mental health practices must be built into all workplaces in order to increase understanding and assistance for people experiencing mental illness.

January 30, 2018

FREDERICTON - Unifor gives a positive grade to the New Brunswick budget that includes strategic investments in health care, seniors, jobs for young workers, and the economy, rather than punishing austerity measures seen elsewhere in Atlantic Canada.

TORONTO – A closed-door meeting today by American unions that have affiliates in Canada shows everything that is wrong with what the Canadian Labour Congress has become, Unifor National President Jerry Dias said.

January 29, 2018

TORONTO – Workers at two downtown Toronto hotels have voted to leave the American union that had fired their local leadership and seized its assets, choosing to join Unifor, Canada’s largest private sector union.

TORONTO – Workers at two downtown Toronto hotels have voted to leave the American union that had fired their local leadership and seized its assets, choosing to join Unifor, Canada’s largest private sector union.

The unanimous vote by the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) to strike down tariffs on Bombardier’s C-Series is a major victory for Bombardier workers and the Canadian aerospace industry as a whole.

January 25, 2018

Toronto – Unifor condemns the announcement by Yellow Pages Limited to eliminate the jobs of clerical workers in Ontario.  

January 25, 2018

Toronto – Unifor is outraged at the murder of a third worker related to the strike against Canadian owned Torex Gold Resources in Mexico.

January 25, 2018

Maitland—The closure of the Suva Division of ‎Chemours Canada Company at the Maitland Site, resulting in 33 people losing their livelihoods, is another blow to the Brockville area.

January 23, 2018

Windsor – After learning the government agreed to sign a resurrected version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Unifor members rallied at the Ford plant where Minister of International Trade Francois-Philippe Champagne was scheduled for a tour.

January 22, 2018

Montreal – Unifor invites its members and the general public to join the March for a Better NAFTA to demand an agreement that protects good jobs, and respects labour, environmental, and democratic rights.

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