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TORONTO, May 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Raising wages for workers in the temporary foreign workers program and increasing the fees paid by companies is a good start, but does nothing to make the workers any less vulnerable,

OAKVILLE, ON, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Despite attempts by Unifor to keep contract talks going, workers at soap manufacturer JemPak GK Inc. in Oakville have been locked out by the company.

VANCOUVER, May 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Members of Unifor Local 114 at Cascade Aerospace have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action if necessary, citing the employer's aggressive calls for concessions for taking the vote.

FREDERICTON, May 10, 2014 /CNW/ - After a months-long campaign led by Unifor activists in New Brunswick, the federal government has agreed to

MONTREAL, May 9, 2014 /CNW/ - A tentative agreement was reached yesterday between Unifor and Resolute Forest Products. If ratified, this agreement will become the pattern agreement for the pulp and paper

MONTREAL, May 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Hassan Yussuff has been elected president of the 3.3-million-member Canadian Labour Congress, the first worker of colour to hold the position.

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, May 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Unifor is mourning the loss of life at the Suncor worksite on Wednesday. A Unifor Local 707A member was mauled by a bear on the job.

365 workers in Toronto are on strike after negotiations with Nestle broke down

SYDNEY, NS, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The union workers responsible for securing cruise ships at port are celebrating as the sudden decision to replace them with non-union workers is reversed. This reversal comes

TORONTO, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - "Today's budget will make a positive difference in the lives of working families in Ontario - and should be

EDMONTON, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alberta government plans to create loopholes in private pension plan legislation that threatens to reduce

VICTORIA, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - It's like David and Goliath: A small indigenous group and a tiny non-profit squaring off against international energy companies backed by the provincial and federal government.

TORONTO, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Several representatives of Canada's largest union in the private sector, including National President Jerry

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