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November 29, 2019

EDMONTON –Unifor will not participate in a meeting hosted by Alberta’s deputy labour minster tomorrow, calling it a disingenuous attempt at consultation.

TORONTO—Unifor Local 2002 workers at Aeroplan have reached a tentative agreement after four months of negotiations in Toronto.

November 28, 2019

HALIFAX – Unifor leadership is expressing its continued support for the Northern Pulp effluent treatment facility (ETF) project currently under review with Nova Scotia Environment (NSE).

VANCOUVER—Unifor Local 111 and 2200 have reached a tentative agreement with Coast Mountain Bus Company, ending a 26-day strike by nearly 5,000 transit workers.

November 26, 2019

TORONTO- Unifor offers its congratulations to the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference upon reaching a tentative agreement with CN, ending an eight-day strike. 

VANCOUVER—Out of respect for the thousands of transit passengers that will be impacted by the picket lines resulting from Translink’s poor bargaining proposals, Unifor will return to the bargaining table with CMBC on Tuesday.

VANCOUVER—Unifor representatives will hold a media availability to discuss next steps in the ongoing transit strike in Metro Vancouver.

TORONTO—Unifor stood in solidarity with elected student leaders from the Canadian Federation of Students and the York Federation of Students at a media conference this morning to announce the successful legal challenge of the Doug Ford government’s Student Choice Initiative.

As Federated Co-op Limited (FCL) continues to demand concessions and digs in for a fight against its own workforce, Unifor is ramping up its campaign by taking the bold move of debuting a new television commercial during the broadcast of the Grey Cup this Sunday.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Domtar and Unifor have announced their intention to jointly commit $1 million over the next five years to Royal Inland Hospital’s Patient Care Tower Project.

November 20, 2019

VANCOUVER—Unless progress can be made in contract talks between TransLink’s Coast Mountain Bus Company and Unifor, a three-day system-wide work stoppage will commence at Wednesday, November 27, 2019.

November 19, 2019

TORONTO - The union representing Canadian journalists and media workers is calling on the federal Parliament to act quickly to save local news in the wake of dramatic financial losses and over 120 layoffs at Torstar, Canada’s second largest news chain.

November 19, 2019

NEW WESTMINSTER—A failure by the employer to make new offers at the bargaining table will push Unifor into the next phase of job action, to be announced on Wednesday morning.

Kamloops, BC—Join us to learn more about how Unifor and Domtar are making history in Kamloops with a new gift commitment to the hospital.

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