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WINDSOR – Unifor National President Jerry Dias will be available to media in Windsor, Ontario following a meeting between the union and General Motors (GM) on proposals to save the Oshawa Assembly Plant.

TORONTO – Unifor continues a major advertising campaign today with the debut of a new 30-second television commercial condemning General Motors for the decision to abandon the Oshawa assembly plant while the company continues to expand production in Mexico.

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Workers rally to save Oshawa GM plant

January 03, 2019

December 20, 2018

VANCOUVER—Unifor is disappointed with the referendum results but says it is hard to ignore that four in ten British Columbians wanted a fairer system of voting.

December  20, 2018

TORONTO – News from meeting between the union and General Motors (GM) at its Detroit headquarters.

Unifor also unveiled a major advertising strategy today.

MONTREAL— A new tentative collective agreement has been reached between Unifor Local 100 and CN.

December 13, 2018

OSHAWA – Unifor has launched its #SaveOshawaGM campaign with a nationwide call to support autoworkers and to keep good jobs in Canada.

December 12, 2018

MONTREAL – As Unifor members were protesting in seven Canadian cities, VIA Rail Canada awarded a $989-million contract to a German company that will build trains for Canada’s passenger rail service.

December 12, 2018

MONTREAL – Today Unifor members who work for VIA Rail Canada will send a strong message to their employer and the federal government at train stations across Canada.

TORONTO – Unifor and the union’s Social Justice Fund have donated $146,000 to women’s shelters across the country in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

VANCOUVER - Unifor applauds introduction of CleanBC plan and encourages the swift implementation of its ambitious programs.

December 4, 2018

HALIFAX - Mediator-arbitrator William Kaplan has issued his award which establishes a collective agreement for approximately 7500 acute care nurses working throughout the province with the Nova Scotia Health Authority and the IWK.

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