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Striking workers at Loblaw Co. owned Dominion stores call on billionaire Loblaw Chairman Galen Weston to pay employees a living wage and to stop the overuse of part-time employees to do full-time work in a new ad, launched on Newfoundland television and Facebook today.

Unifor is relieved that members of Unifor Local 440 at Northern Pulp are finally going to receive the severance they are owed.

Unifor members working at Ford Motor Company voted to ratify (by 81%) new three year collective agreements that include $1.95 billion in investments to bring battery electric vehicle (BEV) production to Oakville and new engine derivatives to Windsor, and other significant contract gains.

TORONTO—Local union leadership across all Ford Motor Company locals in both trades and production delivered a unanimous endorsement of the tentative agreement reached between Unifor and the company last week.

September 24, 2020

WINNIPEG–Transcontinental Inc. has announced that it is closing its last remaining printing plant in Manitoba, abandoning 93 workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 24, 2020

WINNIPEG–Transcontinental Inc. has announced that it is closing its last remaining printing plant in Manitoba, abandoning 93 workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 23, 2020

TORONTO– Unifor welcomes the economic and social pandemic support policies outlined by the federal government in today’s Throne Speech.

In the upcoming Throne Speech, Unifor seeks policy priorities to address the health and economic impacts of COVID-19 and plan to build back better, socially and financially, from the pandemic.

Unifor’s master bargaining committee has reached an historic tentative agreement with Ford Motor Company, averting a strike at its Canadian operations, after extending last night’s midnight deadline and bargaining through the night.­­­­

TORONTO—Unifor’s master bargaining committee has decided to continue bargaining with Ford Motor Company past the strike deadline of 11:59 p.m. tonight.

September 21, 2020

VANCOUVER—The Horgan government’s progress on the quality of life for working people will be the cornerstone of a registered third-party campaign by Unifor across British Columbia.

Unions representing health care workers across Ontario held a press conference urging immediate action to end the crisis in long-term care.

TORONTO—On Tuesday September 22, 2020 Unifor’s National President will provide an update live on Facebook about the negotiations with Ford Motor Comp

September 19, 2020

TORONTO– Unifor has raised a record breaking $134,000, so far, for Halton Women’s Place in a ‘Hope in High Heels’ walk today led by Unifor National President Jerry Dias and his son Jordan.

SEIU Healthcare, CUPE Ontario, and Unifor, unions that represent health care workers across long-term care, are urging immediate action to end the crisis in the sector.

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