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News Content of Department Health Safety and Environment

February 4 - 9:45 AM EST
Nominations are now open for the Bud Jimmerfield Award to recognize a Unifor activist who has shown leadership in helping fellow workers and has...
November 22 - 11:00 AM EST
After multiple denials, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board concedes that toxic chemicals played a key role in the premature death of an Ontario...
August 14 - 3:15 PM EDT
Unifor compensation advocates play a very important role and are dedicated to representing the interests of workers and their families who each year
August 14 - 3:00 PM EDT
In Canada, nearly 90 per cent of plastics end up incinerated, or in our landfills, lakes, parks and oceans. Once in the environment, they contaminate
June 6 - 11:00 AM EDT
Injured workers, community members, and labour activists gathered outside Queen’s Park in Toronto and in cities across Ontario on June 1
January 30 - 5:00 PM EST
Whether you’re looking to be more directly involved in the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) or be a change-maker
January 24 - 1:15 PM EST
The N.B. government’s January 22 announcement to include domestic violence leave...
January 24 - 12:00 PM EST
A federal ban on asbestos is set to come into effect sometime in 2019...
October 25 - 9:00 AM EDT
Ontario workers’ compensation advocates met for a weekend conference from October 20-22...
Roger Haggerty of Unifor Local 592 receives the Bud Jimmerfield award from Sari Sairanen and Bob Orr.
August 20 - 1:45 PM EDT
The Bud Jimmerfield award is given to an outstanding member to recognize health, safety, environment...