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Changes to B.C.’s outdated Employment Standards Act will provide better protection for workers, especially women, children and youth.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

Edmonton – Unifor pledges to continue building progressive organizing in Alberta following the election of a majority United Conservative Party (UCP) government.

April 12, 2019

CALGARY - Workers from Alberta’s energy sector are calling on oil sands company executives to speak out about the threat Jason Kenney’s policies represent to the future of the oil sands.

April 11, 2019

TORONTO – Ford’s first budget threatens future growth and prosperity with dramatic tightening of public service spending and lack of leadership on manufacturing.  

TORONTO- Naureen Rizvi, Unifor Ontario Regional Director, will be available to comment on the 2019 Ontario Budget following its release.

Rizvi will attend the budget speech and media scrum at the Ontario Legislative Building on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.