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September 5, 2017

Mexico City – Unifor put a spotlight on labour rights by bringing workers issues to the forefront during the second round of renegotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement in Mexico City.

September 4, 2017
Mexico City –

Unifor National President Jerry Dias has called on the Mexican government for the safe return of the President of the Los Mineros union, who has been living in exile in Canada.

MEDIA ADVISORY
September 3, 2017
Mexico City –

On Labour Day, Unifor National President Jerry Dias will open the Conference of the National Union of Mine, Metal, Steel and Similar Workers of the Mexican Republic, known as “Los Mineros”.

September 1, 2017

Mexico City – Unifor joined thousands of Mexican workers at a labour rights rally, as the second round of meetings to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement began in Mexico City.

August 31, 2017

Mexico City – As the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade resumes, Unifor National President Jerry Dias will speak to thousands of Mexican workers at a rally for labour rights in Mexico City.

August 25, 2017

Victoria—Workers at the Hotel Grand Pacific have voted 92 per cent in favour of a new three-year collective agreement that secures, among other things, wage gains and a pension plan.

August 25, 2017

Peterborough – General Electric has eliminated approximately 358 good manufacturing jobs as the company announced it will cease operations at its Peterborough, Ontario plant by the end of the third quarter in 2018.

August 25, 2017

Toronto – Unifor and the United Auto Workers of America (UAW) took a united message on auto sector needs to a joint meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and lead NAFTA negotiator Steve Verheul.

August 24, 2017

Toronto – Unifor and the United Auto Workers will meet with Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland to discuss preparations for the upcoming round of North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations.

August 24, 2017

Chatham – A major victory for Navistar workers in southwestern Ontario, as former plant workers are set to receive $35 million in payments, will be marked with a family barbeque and a media conference this Saturday.

August 22, 2017

Victoria—The bargaining committee of Unifor Local 114 have reached a tentative agreement with the employer.

August 20, 2017

Victoria—Members of Unifor Local 114 working for the Hotel Grand Pacific have voted to strike if the employer refuses to bargain a fair deal by September 1 when the current contract expires.

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