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September 20, 2019

SASKATOON—Unifor and several like-minded organizations devoted to fighting climate change will hold a conference to discuss next steps for the economy and mobilizing for a worker-centred approach to green jobs.

Toronto – Unifor supports recommendations from the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s ‘Policy on Racial Profiling in Law Enforcement’ final report.

September 19, 2019

REGINA—Unifor members at four more Crown corporations have voted overwhelmingly to strike if necessary, bringing the province-wide total to seven.

LONDON—Unifor Local 302 members have reached a tentative agreement with Holiday Inn and Suites London bringing to an end a six-day strike.

TORONTO – Unifor is proud to sponsor the ‘Unifor Women’s Hockey Showcase’, the first stop of the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association (PWHPA) Dream Gap Tour.

WINDSOR—Unifor and Nemak have reached a negotiated agreement to end the labour dispute at its Windsor facility. The workers, members of Unifor Local 200, will return to work tonight.

September 14, 2019

MILTON – A Unifor team, led by Unifor National President Jerry Dias and his son Jordan, raised a record breaking 126,000 for Halton Women’s Place in the Hope in the High Heels walk in Milton, Ontario.

Hundreds of members of the Windsor community and people from across Ontario assembled near the Nemak plant in solidarity with workers protesting the company’s decision to break the collective agreement by announcing their intention to close the plant.

WINDSOR—Unifor leadership held high level discussions with Nemak representatives and submitted an offer to resolve the ongoing dispute over the company’s plant closure announcement.

September 10, 2019

WINNIPEG—Canada’s largest union in the private sector has vowed to continue to fight for public Manitoba Hydro, health care, and other valued public services.

VANCOUVER—Fish harvesters and allied workers from British Columbia’s coast are sounding the alarm about an unfolding disaster in the salmon fishing industry that has led to widespread closures and economic hardship.

WINDSOR – Tentative agreements have been reached between four Unifor bargaining units and the University of Windsor, narrowly avoiding a strike at the university.

TORONTO – The Unifor Social Justice Fund (SJF) has donated $50,000 to GlobalMedic to assist Hurricane Dorian survivors in the Bahamas.

WINDSOR –Unifor’s National President will be joined by hundreds of activists at a rally on September 12 to show solidarity with 180 Unifor members who have been told their jobs are moving to Mexico.

WINDSOR- Staff at the University of Windsor will be in a legal strike position as of midnight tomorrow night, Friday, September 6, 2019, though negotiations are ongoing.