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Unifor members working at Aeroplan ratified a ground-breaking collective agreement that demonstrates that low wages aren’t a necessary feature of work in the service economy.

December 4, 2019

TORONTO - Unifor welcomes Bombardier’s announcement of a long-term lease agreement with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) to build the new Global Manufacturing Centre located at Toronto Pearson International Airport.

Unifor’s 168,000 members in Ontario are united behind the support staff and teachers of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) on their one-day strike action, and in their sustained campaign for a fair contract.

In a meeting held this morning, members of Unifor Local 728 voted 80 percent to reject the second settlement proposal tabled by their employer Paccar.

Montreal, December 1st, 2019 – Since one minute after midnight last night, 1,400 members belonging to Unifor Local 728 have been locked out by their employer.

Unifor is reviewing the arbitration award issued by Norm Jesin on November 29 regarding the Nemak Windsor Aluminum Plant closure announcement.

Members of Unifor Local 594 have responded to the Co-op Refinery’s attack on their pension by voting 97.3 per cent in favour of striking if necessary.

November 29, 2019

EDMONTON –Unifor will not participate in a meeting hosted by Alberta’s deputy labour minster tomorrow, calling it a disingenuous attempt at consultation.

TORONTO—Unifor Local 2002 workers at Aeroplan have reached a tentative agreement after four months of negotiations in Toronto.

November 28, 2019

HALIFAX – Unifor leadership is expressing its continued support for the Northern Pulp effluent treatment facility (ETF) project currently under review with Nova Scotia Environment (NSE).

VANCOUVER—Unifor Local 111 and 2200 have reached a tentative agreement with Coast Mountain Bus Company, ending a 26-day strike by nearly 5,000 transit workers.

November 26, 2019

TORONTO- Unifor offers its congratulations to the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference upon reaching a tentative agreement with CN, ending an eight-day strike. 

VANCOUVER—Out of respect for the thousands of transit passengers that will be impacted by the picket lines resulting from Translink’s poor bargaining proposals, Unifor will return to the bargaining table with CMBC on Tuesday.

VANCOUVER—Unifor representatives will hold a media availability to discuss next steps in the ongoing transit strike in Metro Vancouver.