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February 6, 2019

After securing solid contract gains last spring, about 140 Unifor members at Norbord in Barwick are now seeing big profit sharing cheques to kick off 2019. 

February 6, 2019

TORONTO- General Motors (GM) has announced that it earned a whopping US $8.1 billion profit in 2018, this as the company plans to sacrifice tens of thousands of Canadian jobs with the closure of the Oshawa Assembly Plant.

February 5, 2019

TORONTO - Campeau Bus Lines’ demand for unpaid work time from school bus drivers and other violations of the Canada Labour Code must be stopped, says Unifor.

TORONTO- Unifor demands Ford government put a stop to secret privatization plans and come clean about intentions for Ontario’s healthcare system.

January 31, 2019

ST. JOHN’S – Unifor is donating $22,500 to the Community Food Sharing Association in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador after a fire wiped out its entire stock at the warehouse that supplies many area food banks.

Toronto- Unifor believes plans to privatize and consolidate health care services included in a leaked Ontario PC draft government bill will devastate communities across the province.

January 31, 2019

TORONTO - Unifor will launch an unforgettable Super Bowl ad on Sunday as part of its campaign calling for consumers to boycott Mexican-made General Motors (GM) vehicles.

January 30, 2019

TORONTO- Canada’s largest union in the private sector supports the rights of all people to access public mental health care free from barriers.

TORONTO- Unifor members at a Loblaws warehouse in Ajax, Ontario voted 98% in favour of strike action during ongoing negotiations with the company.

January 25, 2019

TORONTO - Unifor has launched a boycott of Mexican-made General Motors (GM) vehicles to protest the automaker’s plans to slash Canadian and American manufacturing while expanding production in Mexico.

January 24, 2019

TORONTO – Unifor National President Jerry Dias will make a major announcement on the next action in the union’s #SaveOshawaGM campaign.

WHAT: News Conference

WHEN: Friday January 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

January 24, 2019

MONTREAL—Bargaining for five new collective agreements began this morning in Montreal between Unifor National Council 4000 and CN and CN Transportation Ltd.

January 23, 2019

OSHAWA- Unifor members are currently engaged in an action at General Motors headquarters in Oshawa in response to the company’s continued resistance to upholding the commitments of the 2016 collective agreement.

January 17, 2019

TORONTO- Thoughtless cuts to post-secondary education by Ford’s PC government threaten workers on campus and attack students’ access to education.