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Toronto- Unifor believes plans to privatize and consolidate health care services included in a leaked Ontario PC draft government bill will devastate communities across the province.

January 31, 2019

TORONTO - Unifor will launch an unforgettable Super Bowl ad on Sunday as part of its campaign calling for consumers to boycott Mexican-made General Motors (GM) vehicles.

January 30, 2019

TORONTO- Canada’s largest union in the private sector supports the rights of all people to access public mental health care free from barriers.

TORONTO- Unifor members at a Loblaws warehouse in Ajax, Ontario voted 98% in favour of strike action during ongoing negotiations with the company.

January 25, 2019

TORONTO - Unifor has launched a boycott of Mexican-made General Motors (GM) vehicles to protest the automaker’s plans to slash Canadian and American manufacturing while expanding production in Mexico.

January 24, 2019

TORONTO – Unifor National President Jerry Dias will make a major announcement on the next action in the union’s #SaveOshawaGM campaign.

WHAT: News Conference

WHEN: Friday January 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

January 24, 2019

MONTREAL—Bargaining for five new collective agreements began this morning in Montreal between Unifor National Council 4000 and CN and CN Transportation Ltd.

January 23, 2019

OSHAWA- Unifor members are currently engaged in an action at General Motors headquarters in Oshawa in response to the company’s continued resistance to upholding the commitments of the 2016 collective agreement.

January 17, 2019

TORONTO- Thoughtless cuts to post-secondary education by Ford’s PC government threaten workers on campus and attack students’ access to education.

January 17, 2019

WASHINGTON D.C.—Unifor is showing international solidarity with U.S. Indigenous peoples by sending a delegation of Canadian activists to the January 18 march in Washington D.C.

January 16, 2019

TORONTO – A growing number of Canadian consumers support an outright boycott of General Motors (GM) vehicles if the automaker does not reverse its plan to close the Oshawa assembly plant, according to an Ekos Research poll commissioned by Unifor.

January 15, 2019

DETROIT- As auto parts supply workers staged a walk-out to protest General Motors’ (GM) plan to close the Oshawa Assembly Plant, Unifor warned GM that action will continue in the fight to stop the closure.

Unifor can confirm workers at Inteva Products in Whitby walked off the job today at 8:30am today in protest of GM’s plan to end production at Oshawa Assembly after December 2019. 

January 15, 2019

ORILLIA—Casino Rama’s refusal to meet provincial norms has forced members of Unifor Local 1090 to vote overwhelmingly in favour of a strike if a fair collective agreement cannot be negotiated by the end of the month.