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REGINA—The Scott Moe government has failed to secure a new collective agreement with yet another group of Crown corporation workers before the expiry of their agreement—this time with the nearly 3,000 workers represented by Unifor at SaskTel.

March 7, 2019

WINNIPEG- Premier Brian Pallister’s crass attempts to win popularity with tax cuts will drain core public programs of funding, says Unifor.

The theme is "We are Fearless: Organizing our Communities, Supporting Each Other, Growing the Resistance”. Speakers will support our critical social programs including health care, education and justice, dignity and fairness for all workers.

OTTAWA- Retail workers at Ottawa-area Rexall stores are set to return to the bargaining table united in their demand for decent wages and fairness.

March 6, 2019

TORONTO – Following the release of an interim report, Unifor affirms that a new federal drug agency and limited list of prescription medications alone will not ensure universal access to pharmacare. 

TORONTO- Unifor members at Loblaws Ajax Distribution Centre ratified a collective agreement that improves working conditions and wins back the cuts of Bill 47.

February 26, 2019

TORONTO- Ontario’s largest union in the private sector expresses deep concern for the proposed amalgamation of healthcare oversight and delivery into an unaccountable partisan agency.  

TORONTO – Workers represented by Ontario’s largest public and private sector unions have joined forces to deliver a message to the provincial government: if priorities don’t shift in the provincial budget, we’re ready to ramp up the fight.

February 18, 2019

NORTH BAY –Unifor Local 103 has reached a tentative agreement with the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) to renew all five Unifor Agreements that expired on December 31, 2018. 

TORONTO -Visitors to the Canadian Auto Show in Toronto this weekend were greeted by Unifor members and encouraged to join Unifor’s campaign to boycott GM vehicles made in Mexico.

TORONTO – Media are invited to a press conference marking the start of a provincial lobby week that will bring together public and private sector workers in Ontario. 

TORONTO -  Unifor Local 4268 has reached a tentative agreement with Campeau Bus Lines on February 14.  If accepted by the membership strike action will be averted.

TORONTO - School bus drivers working for Campeau Bus Lines have voted 95.8 per cent in favour of strike action if a collective agreement cannot be reached by 12:01 am Tuesday February 19, 2019.