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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.

April 10, 2018

TORONTO- The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s rejection of Unifor’s complaint against Roger’s contracting out its Chinese language newscasts is a huge loss to local news says Unifor, Canada’s largest media union.

April 9, 2018

GANDER - Aerospace workers in Gander, Newfoundland voted 97 per cent against the latest offer from D-J Composites, their American employer who locked them out of work 16 months ago.

April 9, 2018

Thunder Bay – At midnight workers at the Port Arthur Health Centre, represented by Unifor Local 229, set up picket lines to send the employer a message – it’s time to end precarious work and insufficient wages.

April 9, 2018

TORONTO – Amid hurried negotiations to meet an artificial deadline Unifor warns that a rushed North American Free Trade Agreement will put workers in peril.

April 6, 2018

WINDSOR – Two thousand three hundred casino workers at Caesars Windsor, represented by Unifor Local 444, set up strike lines as of 12:01 a.m., April 6 after rejecting the employer's offer.

April 6, 2018

Thunder Bay – Workers at the Port Arthur Health Centre who are members of Unifor Local 229 issued a strike notice for 8:30 a.m. on Monday, April 9.

April 5, 2018

MONCTON – Workers at Moncton Honda have given their bargaining committee a strike mandate after negotiations between Unifor Local 4501 and the dealership reached an impasse.

April 4, 2018

WINDSOR -Unifor Local 444, representing 2,300 casino workers at Caesars Windsor, in Ontario reached a tentative agreement shortly before the strike deadline of 12:01 a.m., April 4.

March 29, 2018

WINNIPEG—The union at one of Canada’s largest heavy-duty transit manufacturers has reached a tentative agreement with their employer, New Flyer Industries.

March 29, 2018

HALIFAX-Failing to make domestic violence leave paid leave allows a major barrier to remain for Nova Scotia women who need to flee violent homes says Unifor.

March 28, 2018

TORONTO- The Ontario budget’s investments in public services show continued momentum towards social justice and the effectiveness of political activism.

March 28, 2018

OTTAWA – Unifor National President Jerry Dias will host NAFTA: A Worker’s View Roundtable, featuring Mexican and Canadian labour leaders, Canada’s Chief NAFTA negotiator Steve Verheul and members of Canadian civil society groups.

March 28, 2018

TORONTO- Unifor representatives will be available to comment following the release of the 2018 Ontario provincial budget.

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