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May 2, 2018

TORONTO - The union representing journalists and media workers at Rogers OMNI TV stations in Vancouver and Toronto is demanding the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) impose stringent conditions on any new multi-language news licencee.

May1, 2018

MONTREAL- Unifor members have voted 74 percent  in favour of the tentative agreement with Resolute Forest Products that will set the pattern agreement for the pulp and paper industry in Eastern Canada

May 1, 2018

SURREY—Workers at one of Surrey’s largest hotels have walked off the job after the employer refused to bargain with the union.

April 27, 2018

GODERICH—The employer’s demand for concessions have forced mine workers at the Compass Minerals’ facility in Goderich to take legal job action.

April 28, 2018

AJAX – Unifor members at Lear Ajax began strike action as of 12:01 a.m. April 28 after negotiations to secure a new collective agreement failed.

April 27, 2018

SURREY— The employer’s refusal to respond to the union’s proposals has forced Unifor Local 3000 to serve 84-hour strike notice at one of Surrey’s largest hotels.

April 27, 2018

THUNDER BAY – After a nearly three-week long strike over better working conditions, including a demand to end precarious work contracts and insufficient compensation, Unifor workers reject the Port Arthur Health Centre final offer.

April 27, 2018

KINGSTON – Unifor, representing school bus drivers at the Limestone District School Board, the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic School Board and Tri-Board Student Transportation, have reached a tentative agreement with First Student bus company. 

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.