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February 16, 2018

TORONTO – Workers at the landmark Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown Toronto have voted to join Unifor, the fifth location where workers decided to leave the American parent union that placed their local in trusteeship.

February 14, 2018

TORONTO –Unifor, the union representing over 2,000 school bus drivers across Ontario, presented their  recommendations to the provincially appointed school transportation advisors and called for immediate action.

February 9, 2018

TORONTO – Negotiations continue between First Student Canada and Unifor Local 4268, which represents school bus drivers at three locations, driving in the Bowmanville, Kincardine, Port Elgin, Wiarton and Owen Sound regions.

February 5, 2018

TORONTO – Another 215 hotel workers joined Unifor today after votes were held at hotels across Toronto and Mississauga, leaving behind the American union that had placed their old local in trusteeship.

February 2, 2018

TORONTO – During a week in which workers at three Toronto hotels voted to join Unifor, the American union they are leaving behind moved to block the voice of workers from being heard, Unifor says.

January 31, 2018

OAKVILLE—Unifor Local 1256 has reached a tentative agreement with Oakville Transit, averting legal job action or a service disruption before the February 1 deadline.

January 31, 2018

FORT MCMURRAY— Replacing hundreds of heavy machine operators with driverless trucks would be a mistake, says the union representing workers at Suncor.

January 31, 2018

TORONTO – For the third time this week, Toronto hotel workers have voted to join Unifor and leave the American union that had fired their local leadership and seized its assets, with an overwhelming 90 per cent vote.

January 30, 2018

TORONTO – Unifor believes that good mental health practices must be built into all workplaces in order to increase understanding and assistance for people experiencing mental illness.

January 30, 2018

FREDERICTON - Unifor gives a positive grade to the New Brunswick budget that includes strategic investments in health care, seniors, jobs for young workers, and the economy, rather than punishing austerity measures seen elsewhere in Atlantic Canada.

January 30, 2018

TORONTO – A closed-door meeting today by American unions that have affiliates in Canada shows everything that is wrong with what the Canadian Labour Congress has become, Unifor National President Jerry Dias said.