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February 22, 2018

VANCOUVER—Workers at the Parq Casino represented by Unifor Local 3000 have ratified a new three-year contract that includes securing unionized jobs, making key gains in wages and addressing harassment.

February 20, 2018

Victoria—The NDP government’s ambitious plans for childcare and strengthening public services will help make life more affordable for working families, says Unifor.

February 20, 2018

ST. JOHN’S – Unifor welcomes the Newfoundland and Labrador government’s decision to tie minimum wage to inflation, but gives the province a failing grade on the base wage.

February 16, 2018

ESPANOLA, ONTARIO—Unifor is working with Domtar to find solutions to the staffing levels that have resulted in the pulp mill’s temporary shutdown.

February 16, 2018

MONTREAL—Over 120 Unifor delegates kicked off bargaining preparation for the pattern agreement in the pulp and paper industry in Eastern Canada by selecting Resolute Forestry Products as the target company.

February 16, 2018

TORONTO – Workers at the landmark Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown Toronto have voted to join Unifor, the fifth location where workers decided to leave the American parent union that placed their local in trusteeship.

February 14, 2018

TORONTO –Unifor, the union representing over 2,000 school bus drivers across Ontario, presented their  recommendations to the provincially appointed school transportation advisors and called for immediate action.

February 9, 2018

Toronto – Negotiations continue between First Student Canada and Unifor Local 4268, which represents school bus drivers at three locations, driving in the Bowmanville, Kincardine, Port Elgin, Wiarton and Owen Sound regions.

February 5, 2018

TORONTO – Another 215 hotel workers joined Unifor today after votes were held at hotels across Toronto and Mississauga, leaving behind the American union that had placed their old local in trusteeship.

February 2, 2018

TORONTO – During a week in which workers at three Toronto hotels voted to join Unifor, the American union they are leaving behind moved to block the voice of workers from being heard, Unifor says.

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