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May 4, 2018

ST JOHN, NB -Unifor has donated $35,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to provide urgent aid to families and communities impacted by the devastating floods in New Brunswick.

May 4, 2018

TORONTO – Unifor is calling on the Ontario government to increase Canadian content requirements in transit vehicles obtained through public procurement.

May 3, 2018

WINDSOR - Daily local news coverage in Windsor is under threat as owners of the Windsor Star seek massive concessions, while a midnight Friday strike deadline looms.

May 2, 2018

SASKATOON—On Tuesday, May 8, Unifor continues its cross country town hall tour to explore a public dialogue on a progressive trade agenda with a stop in Saskatoon.

May 2, 2018

TORONTO - The union representing journalists and media workers at Rogers OMNI TV stations in Vancouver and Toronto is demanding the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) impose stringent conditions on any new multi-language news licencee.

May1, 2018

MONTREAL- Unifor members have voted 74 percent  in favour of the tentative agreement with Resolute Forest Products that will set the pattern agreement for the pulp and paper industry in Eastern Canada

May 1, 2018

SURREY—Workers at one of Surrey’s largest hotels have walked off the job after the employer refused to bargain with the union.

April 27, 2018

GODERICH—The employer’s demand for concessions have forced mine workers at the Compass Minerals’ facility in Goderich to take legal job action.

April 28, 2018

AJAX – Unifor members at Lear Ajax began strike action as of 12:01 a.m. April 28 after negotiations to secure a new collective agreement failed.

April 27, 2018

SURREY— The employer’s refusal to respond to the union’s proposals has forced Unifor Local 3000 to serve 84-hour strike notice at one of Surrey’s largest hotels.

April 27, 2018

THUNDER BAY – After a nearly three-week long strike over better working conditions, including a demand to end precarious work contracts and insufficient compensation, Unifor workers reject the Port Arthur Health Centre final offer.

April 27, 2018

KINGSTON – Unifor, representing school bus drivers at the Limestone District School Board, the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic School Board and Tri-Board Student Transportation, have reached a tentative agreement with First Student bus company. 

April 23, 2018

AJAX –  Unifor members at Lear Ajax delivered an overwhelming 99 per cent strike mandate, putting the union and it 320 workers in a legal strike position as of April 28.