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September 10, 2019

WINNIPEG—Canada’s largest union in the private sector has vowed to continue to fight for public Manitoba Hydro, health care, and other valued public services.

VANCOUVER—Fish harvesters and allied workers from British Columbia’s coast are sounding the alarm about an unfolding disaster in the salmon fishing industry that has led to widespread closures and economic hardship.

WINDSOR – Tentative agreements have been reached between four Unifor bargaining units and the University of Windsor, narrowly avoiding a strike at the university.

TORONTO – The Unifor Social Justice Fund (SJF) has donated $50,000 to GlobalMedic to assist Hurricane Dorian survivors in the Bahamas.

WINDSOR –Unifor’s National President will be joined by hundreds of activists at a rally on September 12 to show solidarity with 180 Unifor members who have been told their jobs are moving to Mexico.

WINDSOR- Staff at the University of Windsor will be in a legal strike position as of midnight tomorrow night, Friday, September 6, 2019, though negotiations are ongoing.

TORONTO – Today, beginning in 13 ridings across the country, Unifor members are launching a campaign to talk with fellow members about the upcoming federal election.

WINDSOR –Unifor members at Nemak of Canada Corporation gathered today to protest the decision by their employer to close their plant and abandon them in an attempt to move their jobs to Monterey, Mexico.

September 2, 2019

WINDSOR –Unifor’s National President will provide an update on a protest that began this morning when workers decided to send Nemak of Canada Corporation a message that moving their jobs to Mexico is unacceptable.

TORONTO- Lana Payne, Unifor National Secretary-Treasurer, will speak to thousands of Unifor members at the union’s annual Labour Day rally in Toronto.

August 30. 2019

VANCOUVER - Unifor urges the B.C. government to expedite the process of introducing paid domestic violence leave so it will no longer be one of the last holdouts in supporting Canadian women in receiving this much-needed support.

August 29, 2019

KAMLOOPS—Members of Unifor Local 10-B working for Dearborn Ford (a subsidiary of Cam Clark Auto Group) have voted overwhelmingly to reject the company’s so-called “final” offer, bringing the bargaining closer to job action.

TORONTO – Unifor members at Adient won a new product line for the Ford F-150 that is projected to create between 70 to 100 jobs at the automotive parts manufacturer in Tillsonburg, Ontario.

Unifor says a complaint filed with Elections Manitoba by Brian Pallister’s PC Party is a laughable distraction from the real issue at hand: Pallister’s failure as a premier.

August 23, 2019

TORONTO— Unifor forestry members are urging the province to take immediate action in the efforts to re-start the Fort Frances pulp and paper mill, and protect the rights of the publicly-owned forestlands in the region.