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Winnipeg - Several hundred Unifor activists will meet on May 29 - 30 for the union’s annual Prairie Regional Council. One of the key themes will be member engagement in elections.

PETERBOROUGH – School bus drivers gathered in protest today to decry a contract award system that has led to lower vehicle safety standards, ongoing driver shortages and chaos for students, parents and school boards across the province.

Alberta’s most vulnerable workers will have fewer rights if Bill 2 becomes law, says Unifor.


PETERBOROUGH – School bus drivers from across the GTA will protest systemic flaws in Ontario’s school bus contract process that create driver shortages and instability for students.

The union representing 100 journalists and media workers at Rogers OMNI television welcomes today’s Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) ruling that renews its licence for a national third language TV service.

KITCHENER - On Wednesday, May 22, Grand River Hospital health care workers represented by Unifor, Ontario Nurses Association, Ontario Public Service Employees Union and United Steel Workers will rally to stop layoffs, service reductions and demand the employer respect the commitm


TORONTO- Unifor has filed an application with the CIRB claiming that Bell Canada is the rightful employer of technicians and clerical workers at Expertech, insisting that members should be bargaining with Bell Canada.

TORONTO –Unifor is available to respond to the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission’s ruling, expected this week, to award the coveted license (

TORONTO—Canada’s largest union in the private sector is relieved that unfair and illegal U.S. tariffs on Canadian aluminum and steel have been lifted.

May 15, 2019

MONTREAL— Unifor has achieved a new tentative agreement that establishes the pattern for 8,500 members of the National Energy Program.

TORONTO – Unifor will continue to stand up for frontline WestJet workers as the airline is sold to Onex Corporation, a takeover specialist with a long history of cost cutting and restructuring at the companies it buys.

TORONTO– Unifor calls for a complete end to the blood ban and a shift to a behaviour-based blood donation survey in Canada.

TORONTO - The union representing local TV news staff across the CTV chain has made it clear to Bell Media that its restructuring plans cannot leave media workers out in the cold.