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Media Releases

June 14, 2018

HALIFAX - Representatives Unifor local MWF 1, which served 48 hour strike notice last night will hold a news conference to discuss the labour dispute with Irving Shipbuilding. No other interviews will be done until this time.

June 13, 2018

HALIFAX - Members of Unifor MWF 1 have voted to reject a tentative agreement with Irving Shipbuilding by 75 per cent after eight months of tense negotiations in Halifax.

Sudbury – Gateway Casinos Sudbury announced Monday that seven of 40 workers will be laid off, and Unifor said the job loss is the direct result of privatization in Ontario gaming operations.

TORONTO - Ford win demonstrates need for continued activism to defend public services, workers’ rights and equity in Ontario.

HAMILTON - Naureen Rizvi will be available to comment on workers’ position concerning the provincial election race and results on Thursday, June 7.

May 31, 2018 

TORONTO – Unifor applauds the swift imposition of retaliatory measures in response to punishing tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum exports to the U.S.

May 31, 2018

OTTAWA—The union representing 12,000 Canadian journalists and media workers has endorsed the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s call for a “bold and judicious” overhaul of federal media regulation.

May 31, 2018

MONCTON – Premier Brian Gallant will deliver a keynote speech at Unifor’s Atlantic Regional Council in Moncton on Friday June 1, 2018.