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July 27, 2018

TORONTO—Unifor members at Casino Ajax, Elements Casino Brantford, and Great Blue Heron Casino in Port Perry have ratified a new four-year collective agreement with Great Canadian Casinos.

July 25, 2018

SUSSEX—A long and bitter miners’ strike in Ontario is settled, but questions still remain about the role of Laura Araneda’s company in prolonging the labour dispute, says Unifor.

July 25, 2018

TORONTO—The Unifor bargaining committee representing nearly 1,800 workers across five Ontario casinos has reached a tentative agreement with Great Canadian Casino.

July 20, 2018

ANTIGONISH– East Coast Credit Union is acting more like a big bank in the callous way it is treating its loyal workers at three branches in Nova Scotia, says Unifor.

July 18, 2018

TORONTO – Unifor National President Jerry Dias is available to comment on the U.S. Department of Commerce hearing on the Section 232 national security investigation of imports of automobiles and automotive parts.

July 18, 2018

GANDER – Unifor has won a landmark Employment Insurance (EI) victory for workers locked out since December 2016 by their employer, D-J Composites in Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador.

July 16, 2018

GODERICH – Members of Unifor Local 16-O have voted to accept a collective agreement with Compass Minerals, putting an end to a 12-week strike at the salt mine.

July 16, 2018

TORONTO - In what they're calling a major test of Doug Ford's true commitment to "the little guy," the presidents of OPSEU and Unifor are demanding that the new premier crack down on "bad boss" doctors.

TORONTO – During a news conference on Monday, July 16, at 9:30 a.m., the Presidents of OPSEU and Unifor will jointly call on Premier Ford to ensure that fee increases he negotiates with Ontario doctors help improve the low pay and terrible working conditions faced by front-line

July 12, 2018

GODERICH – Unifor and Compass Minerals returned to the bargaining table today and progress was made.

Thursday July 12, 2018

TORONTO- The newly elected Ontario government’s Throne Speech revealed no plans to address workers’ priorities or defend workers’ rights.

July 10, 2018

GODERICH – Unifor and Compass Minerals have agreed to return to the bargaining table on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at 9 a.m. Peaceful picketing at the Goderich Mine is occurring.

July 9, 2018

AJAX—Workers represented by Unifor Local 1090 at Casino Ajax have voted 99 per cent in favour of strike action if a fair settlement cannot be reached.