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September 26, 2019

HALIFAX – Unifor Local 2215 members at IMP Aerospace voted to accept a last-minute offer from the company, hours before strike action was to begin.

TORONTO—Unifor calls for severe and swift penalties for Fiera Foods owners following the death of a worker at one of the company’s industrial bakery properties.

September 26, 2019

REGINA—Unifor negotiators are working down to the wire but time is running out for the Scott Moe government to make a fair offer to nearly 5,000 Crown workers with strike mandates.

HALIFAX - Unifor members welcome the provincial government’s announcement today at Northwood Manor to address recruitment and retention issues in long-term care with innovative new opportunities.

REGINA—Negotiators for Unifor, including National President Jerry Dias, will be making an announcement regarding the ongoing bargaining with seven Crown corporations in Saskatchewan.

September 23, 2019

TORONTO— DHL must share gains from the explosion of e-commerce sales and end regional disparities as Unifor begins contract talks with the world’s largest shipping company.

September 20, 2019

SASKATOON—Unifor and several like-minded organizations devoted to fighting climate change will hold a conference to discuss next steps for the economy and mobilizing for a worker-centred approach to green jobs.

Toronto – Unifor supports recommendations from the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s ‘Policy on Racial Profiling in Law Enforcement’ final report.

September 19, 2019

REGINA—Unifor members at four more Crown corporations have voted overwhelmingly to strike if necessary, bringing the province-wide total to seven.

LONDON—Unifor Local 302 members have reached a tentative agreement with Holiday Inn and Suites London bringing to an end a six-day strike.

TORONTO – Unifor is proud to sponsor the ‘Unifor Women’s Hockey Showcase’, the first stop of the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association (PWHPA) Dream Gap Tour.

WINDSOR—Unifor and Nemak have reached a negotiated agreement to end the labour dispute at its Windsor facility. The workers, members of Unifor Local 200, will return to work tonight.

September 14, 2019

MILTON – A Unifor team, led by Unifor National President Jerry Dias and his son Jordan, raised a record breaking 126,000 for Halton Women’s Place in the Hope in the High Heels walk in Milton, Ontario.

Hundreds of members of the Windsor community and people from across Ontario assembled near the Nemak plant in solidarity with workers protesting the company’s decision to break the collective agreement by announcing their intention to close the plant.

WINDSOR—Unifor leadership held high level discussions with Nemak representatives and submitted an offer to resolve the ongoing dispute over the company’s plant closure announcement.