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April 10, 2018

REGINA—Unifor says Saskatchewan families are getting more of the same from rookie premier Scott Moe: public service cuts and reckless disregard for the province’s most vulnerable residents.

April 10, 2018

TORONTO- The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s rejection of Unifor’s complaint against Roger’s contracting out its Chinese language newscasts is a huge loss to local news says Unifor, Canada’s largest media union.

April 9, 2018

GANDER - Aerospace workers in Gander, Newfoundland voted 97 per cent against the latest offer from D-J Composites, their American employer who locked them out of work 16 months ago.

April 9, 2018

Thunder Bay – At midnight workers at the Port Arthur Health Centre, represented by Unifor Local 229, set up picket lines to send the employer a message – it’s time to end precarious work and insufficient wages.

April 9, 2018

TORONTO – Amid hurried negotiations to meet an artificial deadline Unifor warns that a rushed North American Free Trade Agreement will put workers in peril.

April 6, 2018

WINDSOR – Two thousand three hundred casino workers at Caesars Windsor, represented by Unifor Local 444, set up strike lines as of 12:01 a.m., April 6 after rejecting the employer's offer.

April 6, 2018

Thunder Bay – Workers at the Port Arthur Health Centre who are members of Unifor Local 229 issued a strike notice for 8:30 a.m. on Monday, April 9.

April 5, 2018

MONCTON – Workers at Moncton Honda have given their bargaining committee a strike mandate after negotiations between Unifor Local 4501 and the dealership reached an impasse.

April 4, 2018

WINDSOR -Unifor Local 444, representing 2,300 casino workers at Caesars Windsor, in Ontario reached a tentative agreement shortly before the strike deadline of 12:01 a.m., April 4.

March 29, 2018

WINNIPEG—The union at one of Canada’s largest heavy-duty transit manufacturers has reached a tentative agreement with their employer, New Flyer Industries.

March 29, 2018

HALIFAX-Failing to make domestic violence leave paid leave allows a major barrier to remain for Nova Scotia women who need to flee violent homes says Unifor.

March 28, 2018

TORONTO- The Ontario budget’s investments in public services show continued momentum towards social justice and the effectiveness of political activism.

March 28, 2018

OTTAWA – Unifor National President Jerry Dias will host NAFTA: A Worker’s View Roundtable, featuring Mexican and Canadian labour leaders, Canada’s Chief NAFTA negotiator Steve Verheul and members of Canadian civil society groups.

March 28, 2018

TORONTO- Unifor representatives will be available to comment following the release of the 2018 Ontario provincial budget.

March 27, 2018

TORONTO -Three of Canada’s largest unions today announced an alliance that kicks off an escalating campaign of membership mobilization to push Ontario hospitals to return to bargaining and treat their staff with respect.

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