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Unifor Local 87-M has reached a tentative agreement with the Globe and Mail, averting a strike, just hours before the deadline.

November 13, 2018

TORONTO – Unionized workers at The Globe and Mail could be on strike by midnight Wednesday as they seek pension protection and an end to a pay gap between male and female employees.

November 9, 2018

MISSISSAUGA—Nestlé’s subsidiary Purina will force at least 87 Canadians out of work when the GTA pet food manufacturer moves operations to the United States in 2019.

November 6, 2018

OTTAWA – Unifor delegates from the aluminum sector will meet with MPs from all parties to urge action to address the 10 per cent tariff imposed on Canadian producers by the United States.

Workers at the Courtyard by Marriott in Toronto are the fourth Local 7575 unit to negotiate significant improvements after joining Unifor.

Unifor has achieved a guarantee that there will be no conversion of the hotel to condominiums for the duration of the collective agreement. 

November 1, 2018

TORONTO— A reform announced today by Minister Hajdu in Toronto will extend Canadian Labour Code wage protection to airport workers who face contract flipping.

November 1, 2018

HALIFAX Unifor is concerned by the federal government’s decision to divide maintenance work on Halifax-class ships, but hopes for positive news tomorrow.

October 31, 2018

CALGARY—Bargaining for a new collective agreement began this morning in Calgary between Unifor Local 101R and Canadian Pacific.

October 30, 2018

OTTAWA - Unifor welcomes the federal government's launch of proactive pay equity legislation to close the gender wage gap in federally regulated sectors.

TORONTO- Premier Doug Ford’s plan to scrap Ontario College of Trades could erode quality and harm skilled trades workers.