Unifor represents over 11,900 members in the media sector, working in newspaper, broadcast, film, printing and graphical industries - a tight-knit community of workers within the larger labour movement. Unifor members work as reporters, sell advertising, answer phones, write columns, handle cameras, edit stories, anchor news, run presses, design websites, sew costumes and create special effects. Unifor members also work as foreign correspondents and drive-home radio announcers.
The portrayal of Indigenous people in the media reinforces stereotypes and fuels anti-Indigenous racism, which has an impact on how people are treated and valued...
Aboriginal and Workers of Colour
The media sector faced a number of significant challenges before the COVID-19 crisis struck, including the loss of advertising revenue to digital giants like Facebook and Google, cutbacks and closures...
One out of every five Canadians will experience mental illness in normal times. It is both okay to feel out of sorts because of the global COVID-19 crisis. During the pandemic, we must normalize...
Health and Safety
Mining & Smelting