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May 4, 2019

REGINA – Unifor workers from Saskatchewan’s seven crown corporations say the clock is ticking and they deserve a fair collective agreement.

OSHAWA, Ont. (May 8, 2019) – General Motors Canada and Unifor today announced that they have reached a “Transformation Agreement” that will transition the GM Oshawa Assembly operations to parts manufacturing and advanced vehicle testing. The Agreement includes the following:

TORONTO—School bus drivers who work at Stock Transportation in the Toronto North Division and the Toronto East Division ratified two new three-year collective agreements on Saturday, May 4.

May 3, 2019

REGINA - Unifor members from seven crown corporations will send a strong message to the Saskatchewan government on Saturday May 4: The clock is ticking and we deserve a fair collective agreement!

TORONTO – Unifor’s National President, Jerry Dias and Travis Hester, President and Managing Director of General Motors Canada will make an important announcement this morning about operations in Oshawa.

Unifor and Bell Canada have reached an agreement to reverse layoffs of Bell technicians.

TORONTO – Unifor, the union representing approximately 575 school bus drivers who provide services for TDSB, TDCSB and Franco school boards, has reached a tentative agreement with Stock Transportation, averting potential strike action.

April 30, 2019

VANCOUVER – Unifor applauds B.C.’s NDP government for new laws that will end contract flipping by employers.

Changes to B.C.’s outdated Employment Standards Act will provide better protection for workers, especially women, children and youth.

TORONTO – School bus drivers employed by the multinational operator Stock Transportation have overwhelmingly supported strike mandates, voting 94 per cent and 95 per cent in favour, due to contract negotiations not reaching a settlement.

Toronto – The passing of Bill 74 will strengthen Unifor’s commitment in fighting for Ontarians and against Doug Ford’s health care privatization and cuts.

TORONTO - Unifor cries foul at Bell Canada’s decision to layoff technicians and outsource major Wireless to the Home project.

April 17, 2019

HALIFAX – Nearly 200 Unifor members at Tandus Carpets manufacturing facility in Truro, NS, are in shock after they were told Tuesday afternoon their facility will close as work is shifted to the United States.