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New Brunswick sawmill workers join Unifor
September 4 - 2:45 PM EDT
Workers at the Chaleur Sawmills in Belledune, N.B., have joined Unifor after seeing the advances that Unifor has been able to make for forestry...
Unifor’s National President tells U.S. business owners workers must not be left behind in wave of automation
May 6 - 5:00 PM EDT
Unifor’s National President told leading U.S.business leaders that workers must not be left behind in the wave of industrial automation
Unifor members making a difference in the Alberta election campaign
April 7 - 8:30 AM EDT
As elections go, it’s a nail biter. Albertans will vote for a new provincial government on April 16 and the polls show it could be close, which is wh
Delegation meets with NS Premier and Official Opposition to discuss Northern Pulp
April 5 - 3:15 PM EDT
Members at Northern Pulp and Unifor leadership met with Premier McNeil and Opposition Leader Tim Houston in meetings to discuss the future of the mill
$100k retirement packages for Domtar Woodlands employees
February 19 - 12:15 PM EST
Domtar and Unifor have just negotiated $100,000 early retirement packages and up to $50,000 in moving allowances for about two dozen woodlands....
Unifor works to save Alberta forests from the pine beetle
February 6 - 12:15 PM EST
Alberta’s forestry industry faces a serious threat from the mountain pine beetle that could severely damage the industry for years to come.
Building solidarity across borders
November 11 - 1:30 PM EST
More than 140 union leaders and activists from several countries gathered for the first ever North American Solidarity Project Conference.
Forestry workers celebrate tariff rejection
September 4 - 6:00 PM EDT
Unifor and the Canadian forestry industry was vindicated on August 29 when the U.S. Independent Trade Commission (ITC) ruled that tariffs...
U.S. tariffs on Canadian paper lower but still unfair
August 7 - 5:15 PM EDT
The U.S. Department of Commerce has lowered the assessed anti-dumping duties on Canadian paper mills, but Canada’s largest forestry union says...
Pulp and paper workers ask Trudeau to fight for their jobs
April 13 - 1:45 PM EDT
U.S. President Donald Trump’s reckless trade war on Canadian forestry is not a theoretical exercise: it will cost thousands of Canadian jobs in 2018..
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