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Nominate a Member for the Bud Jimmerfield Award 2021

“Don't mourn my death, fight for the living.” This is the challenge that Bud Jimmerfield passed on to all Unifor brothers and sisters prior to his death. Brother Jimmerfield was a tireless health and...

Bud Jimmerfield Award Form

The deadline to nominate a member for the Bud Jimmerfield award is Thursday, September 30, 2021. The recipient must demonstrate strong leadership and a proven commitment to prevent future occupational...
Health and Safety

EI Temporary Measures FAQ

August 27, 2021 On August 20, 2020, the federal government announced temporary changes to Canada’s Employment Insurance (EI) program and EI-eligible workers filing jobless claims on or after September...
National
Jobs and the Economy

‘Big Reset’ Will Corrode Higher Education

By Josh Lepawsky, Professor of Geography, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador The ‘Big Reset’, the final report and recommendations submitted by Moya Greene as Chair of the Premier’s...

Policy on gender equality

In the 1960s Unifor women were part of the struggle that brought an end to the employer’s legal right to discriminate based on sex. This battle, waged in Ontario, was one of many that feminists, women...
Human Rights

Policy on Human rights, Workers' rights

Trade unionists believe in human rights and workers’ rights for all, not just for some. We believe that across this wide world each human life is of equal value. We believe that decent jobs, a steady...
Human Rights

Unifor policy on LGBTQ issues

For over 20 years Unifor members and activists have been actively engaged in struggles for social and legal equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, intersex[1], two-spirited[2] and trans people. The...
LGBTQ

Unifor Education - Paid Education Leave Courses

CODE Course Name Duration PACIN Accident & Incident Investigation 1 week PARB Arbitration for Leadership 1 week PAWOC1 Aboriginal / Workers of Colour Leadership (AWOC) - Week 1 1 week PAWOC2...