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TORONTO - Hundreds of Extendicare workers from ten nursing homes across Ontario voted 96 per cent in favour of strike action after they were asked: “If it were legal for you to strike, would you be prepared to do so for a fair contract?”

June 7, 2019

TORONTO—Representatives from Unifor’s energy unions have ratified the tentative agreement that establishes the pattern for 8,500 members of the National Energy Program.

Edmonton - Unifor Local 21-A has served 72-hour strike notice after attempts to bargain a collective agreement with AT Films Inc. reached an impasse.

June 6, 2019

TRURO, Nova Scotia – Unifor is hosting a rally and BBQ to support Tandus Carpets workers, and to demand the company meet to negotiate a closure agreement.

June 5, 2019

TORONTO- In face of attack on workers’ rights, Unifor vows to mobilize and grow resistance to Conservative cuts.

TORONTO – NDP Health Critic France Gelinas will present nearly 3000 signed Unifor Care Takes Time petitions to the Ontario legislature. The petition is calling on the provincial government to legislate a minimum four hours standard of care in long-term care homes.

Winnipeg - Several hundred Unifor activists will meet on May 29 - 30 for the union’s annual Prairie Regional Council. One of the key themes will be member engagement in elections.

PETERBOROUGH – School bus drivers gathered in protest today to decry a contract award system that has led to lower vehicle safety standards, ongoing driver shortages and chaos for students, parents and school boards across the province.

Alberta’s most vulnerable workers will have fewer rights if Bill 2 becomes law, says Unifor.

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PETERBOROUGH – School bus drivers from across the GTA will protest systemic flaws in Ontario’s school bus contract process that create driver shortages and instability for students.

The union representing 100 journalists and media workers at Rogers OMNI television welcomes today’s Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) ruling that renews its licence for a national third language TV service.

KITCHENER - On Wednesday, May 22, Grand River Hospital health care workers represented by Unifor, Ontario Nurses Association, Ontario Public Service Employees Union and United Steel Workers will rally to stop layoffs, service reductions and demand the employer respect the commitm

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