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August 9, 2018

THUNDER BAY – Unifor has presented an offer to the Port Arthur Health Centre to settle the 124 day long strike by 65 women, members of Unifor Local 229.

August 7, 2018

GANDER - Union members from across Atlantic Canada showed solidarity with Local 597 members at D-J Composites today to mark the 597th day of a shameful lock out.

THUNDER BAY - After 121 days on a picket line, 65 workers at the Port Arthur Health Centre are taking a stand against an employer who refuses to negotiate.

August 3, 2018

GANDER - Members of Unifor Local 597 will mark the 597th day since their American-based employer locked them out, with a community barbecue in Gander.

August 2, 2018

THUNDER BAY – The wealthy doctors who own the Port Arthur Health Centre have once again refused to return to the bargaining table while 65 workers are about to spend an 18th week on a picket line.

August 2, 2018

ANTIGONISH N.S. – The bargaining committee for Unifor Local 2107 has reached a tentative agreement with East Coast Credit Union, averting a strike at three branches in Nova Scotia.

July 31, 2018

TORONTO – Unifor will respect the IATSE Local 58 picket line after staging, rigging and technical support workers were locked out at the Toronto Exhibition Place.

THUNDER BAY – Health care workers at Port Arthur Health Centre, Unifor Local 229 members, will be asking to speak to municipal officials at a City Council meeting in Thunder Bay on Monday, July 30, 2018.  

July 27, 2018

THE PAS—Members of Unifor Local 1403 have voted to ratify a new three-year collective agreement with the employer, Canadian Kraft Paper (CKP).

July 27, 2018

TORONTO—Unifor members at Casino Ajax, Elements Casino Brantford, and Great Blue Heron Casino in Port Perry have ratified a new four-year collective agreement with Great Canadian Casinos.

July 25, 2018

SUSSEX—A long and bitter miners’ strike in Ontario is settled, but questions still remain about the role of Laura Araneda’s company in prolonging the labour dispute, says Unifor.

July 25, 2018

TORONTO—The Unifor bargaining committee representing nearly 1,800 workers across five Ontario casinos has reached a tentative agreement with Great Canadian Casino.

July 20, 2018

ANTIGONISH– East Coast Credit Union is acting more like a big bank in the callous way it is treating its loyal workers at three branches in Nova Scotia, says Unifor.