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TORONTO – Two thousand Unifor members and retirees are expected to join the rally with the Ontario Health Coalition and other advocates to defend public health care on Tuesday, October 23, at Queen’s Park, Toronto.

OSHAWA—The Unifor bargaining committee representing 73 transit workers has reached a tentative agreement with PW Transit. “Unifor is a union for transit workers,” said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President.

October 19, 2018

OTTAWA – A delegation of Unifor activists and leaders will be in Ottawa next week to urge the federal government to take action to address the crisis in Canadian journalism as newsrooms continue to shrink across the country.

October 18, 2018

REGINA—Unifor has published a new radio ad targeting non-Indigenous Canadians living in rural Saskatchewan.

October 16, 2018

OSHAWA—Pacific Western Transit’s failure to negotiate a fair contract means more than 73 transit workers could be on strike as of October 27 at midnight.

October 15, 2018

HALIFAX – Hundreds of Unifor members and supporters will depart from the Irving Shipyard and march along Barrington Street to Grand Parade on Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. to support the Ships Stay Here campaign.

October 11, 2018

POWELL RIVER—Unifor members at three B.C. paper mills are welcoming news that a major paper manufacturer has stepped in to purchase the troubled Catalyst Paper.

October 10, 2018

TORONTO—Unifor Local 7575 members at the Hyatt Regency hotel have voted to ratify a new collective agreement that includes major economic gains and secures good jobs in the industry.

October 5, 2018

MONTREAL—Bargaining for a new collective agreement began this morning in Montreal between Unifor and CN.

October 3, 2018

GANDER - D-J Composites has consented to binding arbitration to resolve a 21-month lockout of Unifor Local 597 members.

October 1, 2018

CHATHAM, ON - Health care workers and members of Local 2458 invite the community of Chatham and surrounding areas to a rally to protest cuts to front-line care for seniors in long-term care.

September 28, 2018

GANDER - Unifor is outraged, but not surprised, that D-J Composites is refusing to negotiate an end to the 21-month lockout at the Gander aerospace plant.

September 28, 2018

TORONTO- Unifor calls for the defence of equal pay provisions that protect millions of part-time and temporary workers in Ontario. 

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