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TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - More than 900 Unifor members, representing Locals from across Ontario, will participate in Unifor's Ontario Regional Council, December 2-4, 2016, at the Sheraton Centre, 123 Queen St W, Toronto.

TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Today's report on electoral reform calling for a referendum will only delay much-needed changes to our voting system that Canadians were promised and have been clear in wanting, Unifor says.

GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 30, 2016 /CNW/ - Appearing before the CRTC as it discusses the future of local TV news in Canada, Unifor called for strong measures to boost local news programming, including calling for restoration of expanded programming in Italian, Punjabi, Cantonese and Mandarin.

VANCOUVER, Nov. 29, 2016 /CNW/ - A decision by the federal government to approve the Trans Mountain Expansion Project is disappointing, Canada's largest union in the private sector says, vowing to continue to speak out on the pipeline.

ST. CATHARINES, Nov. 29, 2016 /CNW/ - A two-week strike at Industrial Management Group in Niagara on the Lake is over after Unifor Local 199 reached a tentative agreement with the employer that was ratified by the membership.

OTTAWA, Nov. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - A unique roundtable group of labour, business, student and community leaders met today with senior members of the federal cabinet to discuss ways to create more good jobs in this country.

WINDSOR, ON, Nov. 19, 2016 /CNW/ - Unifor support workers at the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board have ratified a new collective agreement, bringing a five-week work stoppage to an end.

TORONTO, Nov. 10, 2016 /CNW/ - School bus drivers in Toronto and York Region, members of Unifor Local 4268, ratified a new collective agreement setting new standards that could help avoid driver shortages if more widely adopted.

TORONTO, Nov. 10, 2016 /CNW/ - The country's top media union is calling for strict measures to restrict the ability of police to put journalists under surveillance.

TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Unifor members of Local 414 at 20 Food Basics stores in communities across Ontario ratified a new four-year collective agreement by 79 per cent. Votes were held in various locations from October 30 to November 6.

MOOSE JAW, Nov. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - The lives of more Moose Jaw residents have been turned upside down by layoffs, thanks to Premier Brad Wall. Twenty-one workers at SaskTel were given notice this afternoon.

TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Unifor concludes negotiations with the Detroit Three automakers, after members ratify a four-year contract with Ford securing $713 million in investment, new product, more than 500 jobs, and wage improvements.

MONTREAL, Nov. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - The federal government's new strategy for transportation infrastructure should be judged on the good jobs and public value it creates, says Unifor.

TORONTO, Nov. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Unifor, the union representing school bus drivers at the Toronto and York public and Catholic school boards reached a tentative agreement with First Student bus company, averting a strike or lockout.