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VANCOUVER—Port Metro Vancouver’s plans to download more costs onto drivers during the pandemic is the wrong move and could lead to instability at the port, says Unifor.

July 9, 2021

OTTAWA – Chartwell Stonehaven Retirement Residence workers in Ottawa held a rally demanding their employer rescind its proposal of cutting sick days nearly in half.

Unifor Local 4606 has reached a tentative agreement with Northwood on behalf of more than 520 members at the Halifax Campus long-term care facility.

TORONTO – Now that British Columbia has signed on to the federal child care plan, Unifor is calling on all other provinces to step up.

Health care workers represented by Unifor Local 8300 will hold a rally to demand the ‘for profit’ Chartwell Retirement Residence negotiate a fair and equitable collective agreement.

TORONTO—Members of Unifor Local 1999 have voted to ratify a new collective agreement that will end the 49-day lockout by Reliance Home Comfort of 830 members at 14 locations across Ontario.

Halifax – Contract negotiations between health care workers and Northwood long-term care facility have come to a halt due to a lack of a bargaining mandate by the Nova Scotia government, says Unifor.

Irving Shipbuilding’s decision to outsource 15 unionized warehousing jobs to its own subsidiary, Bayside Industries, is a shameful attack on unionized workers, says Unifor.

BURLINGTON—At a rally held outside Reliance Home Comfort’s headquarters, Unifor announced new radio ads promoting the union’s ongoing boycott of the Ontario HVAC company.

June 16, 2021

BURLINGTON—Unifor members will rally at Reliance Home Comfort headquarters to demand the employer end the month-long lock out of 800 workers.

June 14, 2021

TORONTO- Doug Ford’s conservative government proves it will go to any length to silence critics, as it rams though an unconstitutional bill using a power never resorted to in the history of Ontario.

Unifor launched a broad vision for a more inclusive, equitable, and resilient Employment Insurance (EI) program for workers in Canada.

ST. JOHN’S—Supporters of the offshore oil and gas industry will hold a demonstration at the provincial legislature to demand the Furey government make a commitment to the Terra Nova.