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April 17, 2018

TORONTO - On Wednesday April 18, health care workers employed by Ontario hospitals will rally across the province demanding respect and fairness in negotiations with the employers’ umbrella group, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA).

MONTRÉAL—Pattern bargaining for Eastern Canada’s pulp and paper sector has concluded with a 4-year tentative agreement...

April 16, 2018

VICTORIA—Unifor released radio ads today to call on Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr to take action against U.S. tariffs levied last month on paper products from five Canadian mills.

April 16, 2018

OTTAWA – A delegation of 25 members from Unifor are discussing strategies to strengthen the aerospace sector with Members of Parliament for most of this week.

April 11, 2018

TORONTO – Unifor National President Jerry Dias will lead a delegation of auto workers to meet with Ontario Labour Minister Kevin Flynn about personal emergency leave exemptions that unfairly punish those employed in the sector.

April 10, 2018

ONTARIO – This Wednesday, April 11, hospital staff in Ontario facilities will join in an unprecedented tri-union coordinated workplace action to demand respect.

April 10, 2018

THUNDER BAY – The City of Thunder Bay showed vast support for a national pharmacare plan at a Council meeting on Monday, April 9. All council members in attendance voted unanimously to pass a resolution in favour of a universal prescription drug plan.

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.

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