General Manufacturing

Close to 90,000 Unifor members work in the manufacturing sector, representing about one-third of the union’s membership base. Most are assigned to specific sub-sectors (such as auto, aerospace, shipbuilding, etc.) but a large number work in a wide range of other manufacturing operations, including food and beverage processing, cabinetry, electronics, and other sectors.

Strike ends at Croven Crystals

Unifor Local 1090 members at Croven Crystals have ratified a new three year collective agreement, ending the strike that began on began...

Croven Crystals members on strike

Unifor Local 1090 members at Croven Crystals began strike action on June 18, 2020 after negotiations for a new collective agreement broke down.

Restarting the Economy: What manufacturing workers need to know

More than 300,000 manufacturing workers lost their jobs or were put on temporary leave between February and April 2020. Most of these workers were put on leave due to pandemic related restrictions and...
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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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