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September 21, 2018

REGINA—The sell-off of two publicly-owned gas plants is a betrayal of a promise made to the people of Saskatchewan during the last election, says Unifor. 

September 17, 2018

TORONTO – Unifor warns that rushed debate on the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) legislation hurts Canada’s trade position at a crucial point in NAFTA negotiations.

September 14, 2018

TORONTO—Unifor Local 7575 members at the Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a path-breaking collective agreement, with significant economic gains and breakthroughs in job security and workload protections.

September 11, 2018

TORONTO More than 800 workers at Toronto’s iconic Fairmont Royal York voted today on whether to switch unions and join Unifor, following a ruling from the labour board last week ordering the vote.

September 11, 2018

ST. JOHN’S - Unifor National President Jerry Dias is again reaching out to Premier Dwight Ball to meet concerning the 631-day lockout of 30 aerospace workers in Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Dias called the Premier’s office today.

September 11, 2018

GANDER – Unifor will host a major rally in Gander, Newfoundland, marking the 92rd week of a difficult lockout by D-J Composites.

September 8, 2018

TORONTO – A tentative agreement has been reached between Unifor Local 7575 and the Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville, averting a strike.

September 5, 2018

OSHAWA – As key issues are negotiated at the ongoing NAFTA talks and debate is set to begin on the CPTPP, Unifor invites community members and the media to the Oshawa People’s Trade Town Hall.

September 5, 2018

HALIFAX - Unifor welcomes the establishment of an expert advisory panel on Nova Scotia’s long-term care system.

The federal government’s plans to modernize labour standards in the federal jurisdiction can’t happen fast enough says Unifor, after a report on government consultations was released today.

August 30, 2018

TORONTO- There is no excuse for any shortage of school bus drivers when classes start next week, as some Ontario school boards are already warning could happen, Unifor says.

August 21, 2018

TORONTO- Unifor, the union representing employees at Aeroplan and customer sales and service agents at Air Canada has reached out to the businesses after an announcement that Aeroplan will be purchased by a consortium of companies.