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August 18, 2019

QUEBEC CITY – Prime Minister Trudeau will address Unifor delegates from across the country at Unifor Constitutional Convention in Quebec City on Monday, August 19, 2019.

The bargaining committee for Unifor says talks with SaskEnergy have reached an impasse.

August 14, 2019

REGINA—The bargaining committee for Unifor says the latest offer from SaskTel is totally unacceptable.

TORONTO – Deals made over the past week between Unifor and Marek Hospitality, Oakley Industries, and Syncreon Supplier Park mark a significant advancement in the fight for independent parts and suppliers (IPS) workers impacted by the assembly line closure at General Motors Oshawa

WINDSOR–Unifor members at Nemak of Canada Corporation in Windsor gathered for a special membership meeting today to respond to the company’s plans to close the plant in 2020.

Hundreds of Casino Rama workers and supporters participated in a solidarity rally today as Unifor demanded action to stop job cuts following the private takeover of the gaming facility by Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Ltd.

August 7, 2019

KAMLOOPS—Unifor has filed a complaint with the B.C. Labour Relations Board after reports surfaced of Dearborn Ford’s managers interfering with union members during bargaining.

TORONTO - Unifor members at Casino Rama will hold a solidarity rally to address workers’ and the community’s concerns about layoffs and cuts to services made by Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Ltd. 

Healthcare workers represented by Unifor Local 2458 at Brucelea Haven, a home for the aged in Walkerton, are not surprised by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Compliance Officers Report on the living and working conditions at the home.

August 6, 2019

HALIFAX – Unifor National President Jerry Dias will be in Halifax on August 7 to present a Gardner Pinfold Consulting study on the wide-ranging economic impact on people and communities if the Northern Pulp mill in Abercrombie, N.S. closes.

July 31, 2019

REGINA—Workers at DirectWest have voted to strike if necessary, as the list of strike mandates at Crown corporations continues to grow.

TORONTO – The release of the Public Inquiry into the Safety and Security of Residents in the Long-Term Care Homes System identifies the severe need for increased investments and staffing in the province’s long-term care system.

TORONTO –Unifor is outraged that Gateway Casinos has announced layoffs of 65 full-time and 5 part-time Casino Rama workers.

Regina - SaskTel workers have given Unifor’s bargaining team a strong mandate to take strike action if necessary, to get a fair contract.