Women

Unifor statement on the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade

Today’s U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) decision to overturn Roe v. Wade will cause harm, medical risk, and preventable death for American women and trans people, and embolden organizations who want the same for us in Canada. 

Safe, accessible reproductive care should never be up for debate, let alone criminalised or limited for those who need it.

2022 Women's Conference

Women from Unifor locals across Canada will meet in Port Elgin, ON, for a time of sisterhood, solidarity and celebrating strength! It's a conference you don't want to miss.

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Unifor statement on leaked majority US Supreme Court opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade

Reports the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) is about to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that protects a woman’s bodily autonomy in choosing to have a safe abortion, have sent a shockwave around the world.

Our collective grasp on women’s rights is frail, even, clearly, in countries that view themselves as world leaders. Generations of women have had to fight against the systematic and purposeful erosion of the ability to exercise our freedom of choice. There is perhaps no greater symbol of lost ground on our basic freedoms than the impending defeat of Roe v. Wade.

Unifor women across Canada mark International Women’s Day

In an Online Event on March 8, 2022, women members of Unifor from across Canada gathered virtually to celebrate the union’s work toward equality over the past year.

“Today we celebrate the activists, the agitators, the negotiators, the believers, the challengers, the leaders – because together, we are unstoppable,” said Lana Payne, National Secretary-Treasurer in her welcoming address to the nearly 200 participants.

Statement on International Women's Day 2022

International Women’s Day 2022 is an opportunity for working-class women to celebrate and reflect on our accomplishments as well as gather strength for the fights that lay ahead. 

For more than 100 years, women in the labour movement across the globe have marked March 8 by celebrating collective achievements and recommitting to the fight for gender equality.

International Women’s Day Online Event

Unifor women will come together on International Women’s Day 2022 to celebrate significant wins that are the result of decades of activism within our union, such as Pay Equity and Child Care.