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April 19, 2018

VICTORIA—A forestry roundtable convened to deal with the crisis caused by U.S. tariffs on five Canadian paper mills has resolved to protect affected communities and recruit the federal government to fight back.

April 20, 2018

WINDSOR - On Sunday April 22, Unifor is holding a community rally to support striking Caesars Windsor hospitality workers calling for respect and demanding a better contract to address workload issues.

April 19, 2018

VANCOUVER—Eliminating two sub-minimum wages is an important step for reducing exploitation and poverty of some of the province’s most vulnerable workers, says Unifor.

April 19, 2018

HAMILTON - On Friday April 20, Unifor launches its cross country town hall tour to explore a progressive trade agenda.

April 17, 2018

TORONTO - On Wednesday April 18, health care workers employed by Ontario hospitals will rally across the province demanding respect and fairness in negotiations with the employers’ umbrella group, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA).

MONTRÉAL—Pattern bargaining for Eastern Canada’s pulp and paper sector has concluded with a 4-year tentative agreement...

April 16, 2018

VICTORIA—Unifor released radio ads today to call on Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr to take action against U.S. tariffs levied last month on paper products from five Canadian mills.

April 16, 2018

OTTAWA – A delegation of 25 members from Unifor are discussing strategies to strengthen the aerospace sector with Members of Parliament for most of this week.

April 11, 2018

TORONTO – Unifor National President Jerry Dias will lead a delegation of auto workers to meet with Ontario Labour Minister Kevin Flynn about personal emergency leave exemptions that unfairly punish those employed in the sector.

April 10, 2018

ONTARIO – This Wednesday, April 11, hospital staff in Ontario facilities will join in an unprecedented tri-union coordinated workplace action to demand respect.

April 10, 2018

THUNDER BAY – The City of Thunder Bay showed vast support for a national pharmacare plan at a Council meeting on Monday, April 9. All council members in attendance voted unanimously to pass a resolution in favour of a universal prescription drug plan.

April 10, 2018

REGINA—Unifor says Saskatchewan families are getting more of the same from rookie premier Scott Moe: public service cuts and reckless disregard for the province’s most vulnerable residents.

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