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November 10, 2017

TORONTO – A tentative agreement has been reached between Gateway Casinos & Entertainment and Unifor Local 444, representing approximately 250 workers at the Dresden and Point Edward Casinos.

November 9, 2017

TORONTO – Unifor is disappointed and concerned by reports surfacing out of Vietnam that a deal has been reached to resurrect the defunct Trans-Pacific Partnership by suspending certain clauses of the deal.

November 8, 2017

VANCOUVER – Unifor members at Brink’s Canada Ltd. in British Columbia have ratified a new four-year contract.

November 7, 2017

TORONTO- Unifor says federal legislation aimed at confronting workplace violence and harassment is a necessary and vital action that should be implemented quickly.

November 7, 2017

TORONTO – Unifor is supporting today’s announcement by the Ontario government which would see an increase of 5,000 new beds and four hours of daily care in long term care, in addition to other improvements for seniors.

November 2, 2017

TORONTO—Amendments to the U.S.-imposed duties on softwood lumber exports doesn’t change the crisis facing Canada’s forestry industry, says Unifor.

November 2, 2017

TORONTO – Unifor repeated the call today for multiple amendments to Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, at the final public hearing on the proposed legislation.

October 31, 2017

OTTAWA—Unifor has taken its concerns about pending workplace surveillance legislation to the federal Privacy Commissioner in an open letter published today.

October 30, 2017

WASHINGTON – Unifor National President Jerry Dias and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross have agreed that addressing the core issue of low Mexican wages is the key to breaking the impasse at NAFTA renegotiations.

October 29, 2017

TORONTO – Brink’s Canada Ltd. workers in two Unifor bargaining groups, one in Ottawa region and the other covering the remainder of Ontario, have ratified new four-year contracts.

October 26, 2017

TORONTO– Unifor will join industry and government officials today at the Ontario Premier’s auto roundtable, where the union will outline the failings of the North American Free Trade Agreement and the changes that must be made.

October 25, 2017

REGINA—Unifor says that the repeal of Bill 40 is a good start to rebuilding the government’s commitment to the province’s popular Crown corporations.

October 24, 2017

TORONTO – Unifor has revoked the union’s Nelson Mandela Human Rights Award given to Aung San Suu Kyi in 2000 during her time as a political prisoner. 

FREDERICTON - Unifor is applauding the New Brunswick’s government’s Throne Speech which includes improvements to workers’ rights....

October 20, 2017

WINDSOR – Medical Laboratory Assistants and Medical Laboratory Technicians, represented by Unifor Local 2458, have ratified a tentative agreement with Medical Laboratories of Windsor, bringing a three week strike to an end.