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TORONTO & LONDON, ON, Sept. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - All Ontarians have the right to earn a fair wage, work in a safe environment and maintain a decent standard of living, core values that the Ontario's Conservative

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Unifor is calling the new $700 million investment in the Ford Oakville Assembly Plant a giant boost for the provincial and national economy.

TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Unifor is expressing its deep sadness for the victims of the accident involving a Via Rail train and OC Transpo bus that took place this morning in the west end of Ottawa.

LONDON, ON, Sept. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Unifor Local 88 members working at the General Motors assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ontario have voted 90% in favour of a new four-year deal following a ratification meeting in London today.

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada's largest private sector union is calling on the federal government to update regulations in the armoured car industry to preserve public safety and the safety of armoured car drivers and guards.

LONDON, ON, Sept. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Unifor, the union representing Canada's auto workers, reached a tentative settlement with General Motors on a new collective agreement covering workers at the company's Ingersoll assembly plant late yesterday.

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The National President of Unifor has urged the federal and Ontario governments to hold onto its shares in General Motors, instead of selling them off to financial investors.

HALIFAX, Sept. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Unifor, the union representing thousands of shipbuilding workers in Nova Scotia, is raising concerns about the fate of future major investments in the province if the Liberal Party takes government in the October 8 election.

VANCOUVER AND CALGARY, Sept. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Unifor, Canada's largest private sector union, is exploring all options to protect the interests of workers in the media sector following an announcement of major restructuring and layoffs at Postmedia.

TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Representatives of the newly created Canadian union Unifor appeared before the Ontario panel studying minimum wages in the province today, and called for the minimum wage to be increased to $14 per hour.

VANCOUVER, Sept. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Unifor is pleased to announce that its first contract ratification is with a virtual workplace, with workers located across British Columbia and Alberta.

Unifor to hold National Jobs Summit

TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Newly-elected Unifor National President Jerry Dias is raising concerns with the monthly job figures released this morning which see a surge in part-time jobs.

KINGSTON, ON, Sept. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Unifor - Canada's newest union - is calling for full disclosure of finances at Kingston Interval House women's shelter, following the abrupt resignation of its Board of Directors.

TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Newly-formed Canadian union Unifor is applauding the sudden about-face by U.S.-based Verizon Telecommunications in deciding not to enter the Canadian wireless market. 

In c9670 disseminated at 20:54e today, the first sentence in the fifth paragraph should have read: "Dias also cautioned that any new entrant looking to unfairly piggyback on technology built by and for Canadians without any firm commitment to jobs will meet even more resistance than

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