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Toronto—Unifor has reached a tentative agreement with one of the world’s largest international parcel shipping companies, avoiding midnight job action deadline.

BRAMPTON, February 5 – Workers at Vast Auto Distribution in Brampton were forced on strike early today after the employer walked away from the bargaining table on Friday and refused to consider raising wages above poverty levels.

February 3, 2017

Toronto – Unifor’s recent submission to the Ontario Consultation on Early Years and Child Care Strategy pushes the provincial government to invest in accessible, affordable child care.

February 1, 2017

In a cynical decision to abandon electoral reform, the Trudeau government is showing a clear preference for easy majorities over keeping its election promises, Unifor National President Jerry Dias says.

February 1, 2017

Vancouver—One of Canada’s largest international parcel shipping companies has received 72-hour strike notice after bargaining between DHL and Unifor has stalled.

January 30, 2017

Ottawa -Media workers and journalists from across Canada are in Ottawa this week to meet with Members of Parliament from every political party to discuss the challenges facing the industry, and possible solutions.

January 30, 2017

Toronto – Unifor pledges to continue to act in solidarity with the Muslim community and offers its support to the people of Québec City, following the deadly terror attack at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec.

January 30, 2017

Vancouver—Unifor requested that a Federal Conciliation Officer be appointed to facilitate the bargaining process with Loomis Express.

January 30, 2017

(TORONTO) – Unifor’s Social Justice Fund will donate $5,000 to aid the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in its battle against the racist and non-democratic ban on Muslims imposed by President Trump’s executive order.

January 27, 2017

(TORONTO) – The announcement to lay off more than 600 workers at the CAMI - GM plant is a betrayal and shows why NAFTA is a terrible deal for Canadian jobs.

January 25, 2017

(Halifax) - Long-term care providers from Unifor locals across Nova Scotia met with opposition party leaders and critics this week to discuss the damage caused by government budget cuts.

Jan. 17, 2017

TORONTO– Unifor will work diligently to assist workers affected by closure of the Northstar Aerospace plant in Milton that is scheduled to cease operations by next fall, after an announcement made on the eve of contract talks.

Jan. 16, 2017

Unifor welcomes news that the Ontario government will move to create a dedicated occupational disease response team, slated to be operational later in 2017.

January 16, 2017

VANCOUVER—Unifor and one of Canada’s largest courier companies Loomis Express will enter contract negotiations this week. Unifor says that respectful treatment of the employees, contracting out and economic issues will dominate the bargaining.

Jan 10 - 1:30 PM EST

GANDER, NL– Unifor is holding a Solidarity Rally for its locked-out Gander aerospace members. The Unifor Local 597 members were locked out by their employer, American-based D-J Composites, late on December 19, just days before Christmas.

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