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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.

TORONTO- Unifor members are organizing events at union halls across the province on April 11, 2019 to watch the provincial budget announcement and discuss the effects of Budget 2019.

WINDSOR- Unifor members working at Windsor Regional Hospital were shocked by the news of the hospitals plan to layoff 80 workers, including those in housekeeping and food services.

TORONTO- Unifor calls for an end to Ford Conservatives’ cruel cuts set to harm students’ education, eliminate thousands of full time teachers and steal the province’s prosperity.

VICTORIA – Dozens of Unifor members from across the province are gathering in Victoria for three days of lobbying aimed at improving working conditions for the people of B.C., including children. 

Four new tentative agreements have been reached with Unifor National Council 4000 and CN and CN Transportation Ltd in Montreal.

HALIFAX – Unifor is extremely disappointed with the outcome of the government of Nova Scotia’s decision today concerning the future of Northern Pulp that puts thousands of jobs at risk.

REGINA – Unifor is seeking assistance from the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service after weeks of unproductive talks with SaskTel in an effort to negotiate a new collective agreement for 3000 workers.

March 20, 2019

REGINA – The tired Saskatchewan Party government of Scott Moe continues to do nothing for Saskatchewan families with its lacklustre budget that caters to big corporations at the expense of working people, says Unifor.