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August 22, 2017

Victoria—The bargaining committee of Unifor Local 114 have reached a tentative agreement with the employer.

August 20, 2017

Victoria—Members of Unifor Local 114 working for the Hotel Grand Pacific have voted to strike if the employer refuses to bargain a fair deal by September 1 when the current contract expires.

August 16, 2017

Washington – Unifor welcomes the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, as talks get underway in Washington, D.C.

August 15, 2017

Vancouver—A planned bump in the minimum wage next month is a good step but the government must commit to a timeline to get to $15 per hour.

August 14, 2017

TORONTO – Canada must be prepared to walk away from the table if meaningful and enforceable labour, gender and Indigenous rights, as well as environmental protections cannot be achieved in a renewed North American Free Trade Agreement, Unifor says.

August 10, 2017

Toronto – Unifor, the largest union in the school bus industry, commends Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé on his investigation into the Toronto District and Toronto Catholic District school boards’ oversight of student transportation.

August 10, 2017

TORONTO– On the eve of talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, bargaining has formally begun for a new collective agreement at the CAMI Automotive plant where jobs are moving to Mexico.

August 10, 2017

Regina— Right-wing Premier Brad Wall’s resignation won’t halt the Sask Party government’s reckless privatization and threats to the integrity of Crown corporations, says Unifor.

August 10, 2017

MILTON – Unifor has taken control of the Northstar Aerospace facility in Milton, Ontario to demand that the company fund a dramatic 24 per cent pension deficit.

August 2, 2017

Milton—After suddenly announcing the re-location of its Milton facility’s equipment to Chicago, Northstar Aerospace refuses to meet the pension short fall for workers facing job loss.

August 1, 2017

Vancouver—Members of Unifor Local 4275 have voted 97% in favour of legal job action if a new contract cannot be reached by this weekend.

August 1, 2017

Vancouver—Nearly 100 food service workers at Edgewater Casino will have to re-apply for their jobs when the company moves to the new facility, says Unifor.

August 1, 2017

Directly impacting Canada’s creative and cultural sectors, the CRTC’s decision has already cost the national economy an estimated $158 million

July 20, 2017

Toronto – Unifor delivers message at Hamilton hearing on Bill 148 Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act that income inequality and the dramatic rise in insecure work must end.