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January 25, 2018

TORONTO – Unifor condemns the announcement by Yellow Pages Limited to eliminate the jobs of clerical workers in Ontario.  

January 25, 2018

TORONTO – Unifor is outraged at the murder of a third worker related to the strike against Canadian owned Torex Gold Resources in Mexico.

January 25, 2018

Maitland—The closure of the Suva Division of ‎Chemours Canada Company at the Maitland Site, resulting in 33 people losing their livelihoods, is another blow to the Brockville area.

January 23, 2018

Windsor – After learning the government agreed to sign a resurrected version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Unifor members rallied at the Ford plant where Minister of International Trade Francois-Philippe Champagne was scheduled for a tour.

January 22, 2018

Montreal – Unifor invites its members and the general public to join the March for a Better NAFTA to demand an agreement that protects good jobs, and respects labour, environmental, and democratic rights.

Unifor is welcoming hundreds of hotel workers from across Toronto and Mississauga who are making the decision to leave their U.S. union, UNITE HERE, and preserve their autonomy and workers’ democratic rights as part of Unifor.

January 19, 2017

Halifax - Unifor is among eight unions granted leave to intervene in a constitutional challenge of Nova Scotia’s Bill 148.

January 18, 2018 St. John’s – The decision to shut down one of Husky’s floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels after it nearly collided with an iceberg last year sends the right message says Unifor which represents workers at two other offshore oil producing installations.

January 17, 2018

Moncton – Unifor welcomes the New Brunswick government’s latest move to make childcare more affordable and accessible for working parents.

January 16, 2018

TORONTO- The provincial government is being urged to “seize the moment” and protect patients and hospital staff by ending privatization of contracted out hospital services following the complete collapse of private contractor Carillion.

January 11, 2018

Saint John - Unifor is applauding the New Brunswick government’s $71 million investment to improve child care in the province, including today’s announcement of free childcare for all families with children under five, earning less than $37,500.

January 10, 2018

Toronto—Unifor supports the Government of Canada’s new complaint to the World Trade Organization WTO) over the United States’ unfair trade tariffs on the forestry sector.

January 10, 2018

Vancouver—A fresh round of unfair tariffs coming out of the U.S. Commerce Department—this time on Canadian-made newsprint—will only hurt workers in an industry already reeling from softwood duties.

January 5, 2018
TORONTO – The choice by Tim Hortons and other businesses to roll back benefits and paid breaks and then blame the cuts on Ontario’s minimum wage increase is a bully tactic by greedy business owners says Unifor.