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February 28, 2018

PORT ELGIN- Unifor represented school bus drivers covering Owen Sound/Wiarton and Port Elgin/Kincardine remain committed to negotiations ahead of a 12:01 a.m. Thursday March 1 strike deadline but have not reached a deal.

Feb 27, 2018

SAULT STE. MARIE – A last minute decision from Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) has delayed a legal strike by paramedics that was to begin at midnight on February 28.

February 27, 2018

GODERICH—Unifor is calling on the Goderich mine’s owners, Compass Minerals, to “press pause” on a massive round of lay-offs in order to ensure that procedures are being followed properly.

February 27, 2018

SAULT STE. MARIE – A strike beginning midnight on Wednesday now appears inevitable after city officials made an insulting final offer to Unifor paramedics in Sault Ste. Marie, before walking away from talks.

February 26, 2018

SAULT STE. MARIE – Unifor sets a strike deadline for midnight on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 for paramedics employed in the EMS division of Sault Ste. Marie Fire Services.

February 26, 2018

TORONTO –In the 2018 federal budget Unifor calls for policy priorities that will create good jobs, improve Canada’s physical and social infrastructure, strengthen businesses and increase prosperity for workers, their families and communities.

February 22, 2018

VANCOUVER—Workers at the Parq Casino represented by Unifor Local 3000 have ratified a new three-year contract that includes securing unionized jobs, making key gains in wages and addressing harassment.

February 20, 2018

VICTORIA—The NDP government’s ambitious plans for childcare and strengthening public services will help make life more affordable for working families, says Unifor.

February 16, 2018

ESPANOLA, ONTARIO—Unifor is working with Domtar to find solutions to the staffing levels that have resulted in the pulp mill’s temporary shutdown.

February 16, 2018

MONTREAL—Over 120 Unifor delegates kicked off bargaining preparation for the pattern agreement in the pulp and paper industry in Eastern Canada by selecting Resolute Forestry Products as the target company.