Solidarity Rally for Local 1541 Members - July 15

Monday, July 15
12pm - 2pm EDT
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A group of people standing on a road holding red flags and signs that read "Unifor On Strike" forms a picketline. Trees and a building are visible in the background.

Please join us and Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) in Kanata on Monday, July 15 at 12:00 pm for a joint solidarity rally in support of Unifor Local 1541 members and PSAC-UNE Local 70369.

Unifor members employed by Best Theratronics in Kanata, Ontario, have been on strike since May 1, 2024, The company has refused to budge on major concessions, including a proposed two-year contract with zero wage increases. Members from the Public Service Alliance of Canada are also on strike, and the company has been using unqualified managers and non-union workers as scab labour.

Unifor members work in the Skilled Trades as certified machinists, welders, sheet metal workers, machining process specialists, calibrators, electronic technicians, electrical and mechanical inspectors at the facility while PSAC members work as design specialists, production planners and production controllers, expert technicians and many other key positions which are crucial to the drafting, manufacturing and delivery of Atomic Energy-based machines produced by Best Theratronics Limited.

Where:     413 March Rd., Kanata

When:      Monday, July 15
                 12:00 pm Rally with speeches from Lana Payne and Samia Hashi

Enough is Enough! Please join Lana Payne, Unifor National President and Samia Hashi, Ontario Regional Director, in standing in solidarity with our siblings. Bring your flags, your horns and your whistles!

Unifor National will not be making any reimbursements to Local Unions for this solidarity rally, however your attendance is greatly appreciated.

One day longer, one day stronger!