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February 15, 2017

TORONTO – Canada’s trade deal with the European Union is still a long way from full implementation, and Unifor is pledging to continue pushing back in favour of fair trade to benefit working people.

TORONTO, February 9 – A rally will be held Friday in Scarborough for workers at Vast Auto, forced on strike last weekend by an employer refusing to pay them more than poverty-level wages despite the rapidly rising cost of living.

February 9, 2017

Regina—Premier Brad Wall’s open musing about privatizing SaskTel reeks of desperation and breaks a key election promise he made on March 15, 2016.


TORONTO, February 7 – As part of its effort to advance a united labour movement, Unifor will make a statement and offer solidarity to the TTC union that is dealing with an American take over.

Toronto - Unifor stands in solidarity with Canadian Union of Brewery and General Workers (CUBGW) members, forced on strike by Molson Coors since January 12.

Toronto—Unifor has reached a tentative agreement with one of the world’s largest international parcel shipping companies, avoiding midnight job action deadline.

BRAMPTON, February 5 – Workers at Vast Auto Distribution in Brampton were forced on strike early today after the employer walked away from the bargaining table on Friday and refused to consider raising wages above poverty levels.

February 3, 2017

Toronto – Unifor’s recent submission to the Ontario Consultation on Early Years and Child Care Strategy pushes the provincial government to invest in accessible, affordable child care.

February 1, 2017

In a cynical decision to abandon electoral reform, the Trudeau government is showing a clear preference for easy majorities over keeping its election promises, Unifor National President Jerry Dias says.

February 1, 2017

Vancouver—One of Canada’s largest international parcel shipping companies has received 72-hour strike notice after bargaining between DHL and Unifor has stalled.

January 30, 2017

Ottawa -Media workers and journalists from across Canada are in Ottawa this week to meet with Members of Parliament from every political party to discuss the challenges facing the industry, and possible solutions.

January 30, 2017

Toronto – Unifor pledges to continue to act in solidarity with the Muslim community and offers its support to the people of Québec City, following the deadly terror attack at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec.

January 30, 2017

Vancouver—Unifor requested that a Federal Conciliation Officer be appointed to facilitate the bargaining process with Loomis Express.

January 30, 2017

(TORONTO) – Unifor’s Social Justice Fund will donate $5,000 to aid the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in its battle against the racist and non-democratic ban on Muslims imposed by President Trump’s executive order.

January 27, 2017

(TORONTO) – The announcement to lay off more than 600 workers at the CAMI - GM plant is a betrayal and shows why NAFTA is a terrible deal for Canadian jobs.