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Unifor was disappointed to watch new scab trailers arrive at the Co-op Refinery yesterday, just a day after Federated Cooperatives Limited (FCL) agreed to begin talks with assistance of a provincially appointed special mediator to end the 71-day lockout.

February 13, 2020

PRINCE GEORGE, BC - After targeting Carseland, Winnipeg, and Moose Jaw, Unifor's fight to defend pensions under attack from Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) has extended to secondary pickets at a Northern B.C. oil refinery.

OTTAWA— Unifor Local 2245 members who work as Canadian air traffic specialists have voted 93 per cent in favour of ratifying a new four-year collective agreement with Nav Canada.

February 12, 2020

REGINA—Unifor welcomes the appointment of renowned mediator Vince Ready by Saskatchewan Labour Minister Don Morgan to assist in reaching a collective agreement with Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) to end the 69-day lockout at the refinery.

February 10, 2020

WINDSOR–Unifor Local 2458 members at Schlegel long-term care facilities are planning job action following the breakdown of collective bargaining negotiations two weeks ago.

February 07, 2020

REGINA – Unifor is outraged at the actions of the Regina Police Service to deny lawful picketing by locked-out workers at Co-op Refinery.

February 7, 2020

WINDSOR– Members of Unifor Local 2458 at Schlegel long-term care facilities will be available to speak to media with details on the breakdown in negotiations with the employer.

REGINA –Today Unifor outlined a path to immediately end the lockout at the Co-op Refinery and return Local 594 members back to work as early as Monday.

February 5, 2020

REGINA– Regina Police have escalated their action against the peaceful, family-focused Unifor picket lines surrounding the Co-op Refinery, arresting four people early this morning.

REGINA-The disrespectful statements made today by Federated Co-operatives Limited highlights how out of out of touch Co-op executives are with working people and rural families. C.E.O.

Unifor is ready to bargain a fair deal to end the 60-day lockout but executives at Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) have proven they have no intent to bargain in good faith after their disrespectful conduct last Friday.

REGINA—Federated Co-operatives Limited’s newest refusal to bargain in good faith demonstrates a new level of company dishonesty, says Unifor.

REGINA—The union representing locked-out refinery workers will hold a media conference at 10 a.m. to report on the status of the protracted labour dispute.

Caring in Crisis: Ontario’s Long-Term Care PSW Shortage, is a new report written by the Ontario Health Coalition and commissioned by Unifor. The report examines the Personal Support Worker (PSW) crisis in Ontario’s long-term care homes.

Caring in Crisis: Ontario’s Long-Term Care PSW Shortage, is a new report written by the Ontario Health Coalition and commissioned by Unifor. The report examines the Personal Support Worker (PSW) crisis in Ontario’s long-term care homes.

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