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September 28, 2018

GANDER - Unifor is outraged, but not surprised, that D-J Composites is refusing to negotiate an end to the 21-month lockout at the Gander aerospace plant.

September 28, 2018

TORONTO- Unifor calls for the defence of equal pay provisions that protect millions of part-time and temporary workers in Ontario. 

GANDER - Unifor’s National President, Jerry Dias and the President of the N.L. Federation of Labour, Mary Shortall, will join the picket line to stand with 30 Aerospace workers who have been locked out 92 weeks in Gander, N.L.

September 25, 2018

MONCTON –Unifor pledges to fight vigorously to ensure that the next government of New Brunswick fulfills a mandate set by working people.  

September 24, 2018

GANDER – Just a reminder that Unifor will host a rally Wednesday in Gander, Newfoundland, marking the 92rd week of a lockout by D-J Composites.

September 21, 2018

REGINA—The sell-off of two publicly-owned gas plants is a betrayal of a promise made to the people of Saskatchewan during the last election, says Unifor. 

September 17, 2018

TORONTO – Unifor warns that rushed debate on the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) legislation hurts Canada’s trade position at a crucial point in NAFTA negotiations.

September 14, 2018

TORONTO—Unifor Local 7575 members at the Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a path-breaking collective agreement, with significant economic gains and breakthroughs in job security and workload protections.

September 11, 2018

TORONTO More than 800 workers at Toronto’s iconic Fairmont Royal York voted today on whether to switch unions and join Unifor, following a ruling from the labour board last week ordering the vote.

September 11, 2018

ST. JOHN’S - Unifor National President Jerry Dias is again reaching out to Premier Dwight Ball to meet concerning the 631-day lockout of 30 aerospace workers in Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Dias called the Premier’s office today.

September 11, 2018

GANDER – Unifor will host a major rally in Gander, Newfoundland, marking the 92rd week of a difficult lockout by D-J Composites.

September 8, 2018

TORONTO – A tentative agreement has been reached between Unifor Local 7575 and the Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville, averting a strike.