Rail

Rail transportation is an important part of Unifor’s membership base. Today there are over 9,200 Unifor members working on the railways. The bulk of Unifor railway members are found at CN Rail, the VIA Rail passenger service and Canadian Pacific. Hundreds of members also work at Ontario Northland Railway.

Unifor reaches tentative agreement with Toronto Terminals Railway

Unifor Local 4003 has reached a tentative agreement with Toronto Terminals Railway following weeks of negotiations that opened up on July 28th.

“We want to thank the members for their support during bargaining and we are looking forward to presenting the details to members at upcoming ratification meetings,” said Jeff Ongena, Local 4003 TTR Chairperson

If ratified, the agreement reached on Sept. 9 2021 will give members a wage increase of 12.5 per cent throughout the life of the contract, which expires in 2025.

Four Unifor members die in matter of days

Four Unifor members in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick passed away in less than a week, with at least three of the deaths work related and two due

COVID-19 Mental Health Guide

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...
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Applying for employment insurance: a how-to guide for Unifor members

During this extraordinary economic situation, workers may be applying for regular EI benefits for the first time. For some applicants, the process can be challenging. To assist, Unifor has prepared...
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Fact Sheet: Protecting Workers From COVID-19

What protections and precautions you can expect from your employer to protect you from COVID-19.
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