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July 18, 2018

TORONTO – Unifor National President Jerry Dias is available to comment on the U.S. Department of Commerce hearing on the Section 232 national security investigation of imports of automobiles and automotive parts.

July 18, 2018

GANDER – Unifor has won a landmark Employment Insurance (EI) victory for workers locked out since December 2016 by their employer, D-J Composites in Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador.

July 16, 2018

GODERICH – Members of Unifor Local 16-O have voted to accept a collective agreement with Compass Minerals, putting an end to a 12-week strike at the salt mine.

July 16, 2018

TORONTO - In what they're calling a major test of Doug Ford's true commitment to "the little guy," the presidents of OPSEU and Unifor are demanding that the new premier crack down on "bad boss" doctors.

TORONTO – During a news conference on Monday, July 16, at 9:30 a.m., the Presidents of OPSEU and Unifor will jointly call on Premier Ford to ensure that fee increases he negotiates with Ontario doctors help improve the low pay and terrible working conditions faced by front-line

July 12, 2018

GODERICH – Unifor and Compass Minerals returned to the bargaining table today and progress was made.

Thursday July 12, 2018

TORONTO- The newly elected Ontario government’s Throne Speech revealed no plans to address workers’ priorities or defend workers’ rights.

July 10, 2018

GODERICH – Unifor and Compass Minerals have agreed to return to the bargaining table on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at 9 a.m. Peaceful picketing at the Goderich Mine is occurring.

July 9, 2018

AJAX—Workers represented by Unifor Local 1090 at Casino Ajax have voted 99 per cent in favour of strike action if a fair settlement cannot be reached.

July 9, 2018

VICTORIA - More media workers are losing their jobs in Canada’s growing newspaper industry crisis says Unifor after Glacier Media announced it is shutting down the pressroom of the Victoria Times Colonist. 

July 8, 2018

GODERICH – Despite Unifor’s repeated requests to resume negotiations to end an 11-week strike at the salt mine in Goderich, Compass Minerals refuses to negotiate fairly.

July 6, 2018

THUNDER BAY – Unifor National President Jerry Dias will join striking workers in a solidarity rally at the Port Arthur Health Centre in Thunder Bay, Ontario on Monday, July 9, 2018.

July 6, 2018

SUSSEX, NB—Unifor is calling on Vic Drilling CEO Laura Araneda to stop profiting from a strike at Compass Minerals by flying replacement workers to Ontario.