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Unifor serves 72-hour strike notice to two container trucking companies

VANCOUVER—Container truck drivers at Aheer Transportation and Prudential Transportation could be on strike as soon as December 3, 2021 after 72-hours notice was served today by Unifor.

“Unifor will not let Aheer and Prudential escape their responsibilities to workers,” said Unifor National President Jerry Dias. “The pattern collective agreement negotiated this summer is fair and reasonable. There will be no exemptions for greedy employers.”

Unifor reaches tentative agreement with Brink's Canada Ltd.

TORONTO–Unifor has negotiated a tentative collective agreement with Brink's Canada Ltd. on behalf of more than 900 workers in British Columbia and Ontario.

"These armoured car drivers and messengers continued to provide services to banks, stores and ATM’s to keep our economy running throughout the pandemic,” said Unifor National President Jerry Dias. "I congratulate representatives from 12 Unifor locals on uniting to negotiate improved conditions for workers across both provinces.

Unifor Local 914 ratifies agreement with Clean Harbour Transport

Major advances in overtime fairness are one of the highlights of a new three-year contract signed on September 10, 2021 by Local 914.

New contract language will make the allocation of overtime fairer and the threshold for qualifying for overtime pay will be lowered significantly, from 60 hours per week to 45.

“The new contract for Unifor members at Clean Harbour Transport will put money in their pockets and settle outstanding issues with shift differentials,” said Tom Rinker, president of Unifor Local 914.