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Waterloo—After bargaining into the night and through the strike deadline, Unifor Local 4304 has reached a tentative agreement with Grand River Transit.

No interruption of service will result from the last minute deal.

March 16, 2017

On March 10, the provinces of Ontario, Quebec and Alberta signed agreements for health care transfers with the federal government, leaving Manitoba as the only province yet to sign.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Edmonton—The Alberta government’s commitment to job creation and protecting public services is the right course of action to a stronger recovery, says Canada’s largest private sector union.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Regina—The Co-op Refinery has moved one step closer to a labour disruption after the employer served a final offer to its workers.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Vancouver—Robust profits at Pacific Newspaper Group (PNG), a division of Postmedia Inc., mean that lay-offs announced this week are unnecessary and will undermine journalism in British Columbia, says Unifor.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Regina—Mediated talks have broken off at the Co-op Refinery Complex after Unifor refused to let the employer degrade pensions for new employees.

March 06, 2017

Toronto - The extension of a stay against a previous Federal Ministry of Labour ruling puts the safety of armoured car workers and the general public at risk, Unifor says.

February 28, 2017

TORONTO –The long fight for severance money owed to workers at a closed Navistar plant in southwestern Ontario concluded this week with an arbitrated decision awarding all entitled workers their outstanding payments under the Employment Standards Act.

February 27, 2017

Vancouver—Unifor calls out the BC government after today’s announcement as hundreds of thousands of British Columbians will still earn a poverty wage after the minimum rises to $11.35 this fall.

February 27, 2017

Waterloo—Transit service in the Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge area could be disrupted later this month if the municipality doesn’t reach a fair deal with transit workers represented by Unifor.

February 23, 2017

Toronto – Unifor members at Bell Craft have ratified a new four-year collective agreement.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Edmonton—Workers at the Labatt facility in Edmonton will begin bargaining a new contract with AB Inbev this week.

“Unifor members at Labatts are united in their call for fair wages and benefits,” said Todd Romanow, Unifor National Representative.

TORONTO – Unifor calls on the international Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) to respect Tuesday’s court ruling and the democratic rights of ATU Local 113 members.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Victoria—With an election around the corner, BC Liberal Premier Christy Clark tried to mask tax cuts as real help for working people and families.