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TORONTO – Unifor calls on the international Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) to respect Tuesday’s court ruling and the democratic rights of ATU Local 113 members.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Victoria—With an election around the corner, BC Liberal Premier Christy Clark tried to mask tax cuts as real help for working people and families.

February 20, 2017

Toronto – Unifor is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) President Bob White.

February 16, 2017

Ottawa - Unifor members lent their voices to the call to free imprisoned Bangladesh trade unionists at a rally held today outside the Bangladesh High Commission in Ottawa.

February 15, 2017

TORONTO– After more than a week of solidarity actions, the workers at Vast Auto in Brampton have ratified a collective agreement that will help lift the workers out of their poverty-level wages.

February 15, 2017

TORONTO – Canada’s trade deal with the European Union is still a long way from full implementation, and Unifor is pledging to continue pushing back in favour of fair trade to benefit working people.

TORONTO, February 9 – A rally will be held Friday in Scarborough for workers at Vast Auto, forced on strike last weekend by an employer refusing to pay them more than poverty-level wages despite the rapidly rising cost of living.

February 9, 2017

Regina—Premier Brad Wall’s open musing about privatizing SaskTel reeks of desperation and breaks a key election promise he made on March 15, 2016.

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TORONTO, February 7 – As part of its effort to advance a united labour movement, Unifor will make a statement and offer solidarity to the TTC union that is dealing with an American take over.

Toronto - Unifor stands in solidarity with Canadian Union of Brewery and General Workers (CUBGW) members, forced on strike by Molson Coors since January 12.

Toronto—Unifor has reached a tentative agreement with one of the world’s largest international parcel shipping companies, avoiding midnight job action deadline.

BRAMPTON, February 5 – Workers at Vast Auto Distribution in Brampton were forced on strike early today after the employer walked away from the bargaining table on Friday and refused to consider raising wages above poverty levels.

February 3, 2017

Toronto – Unifor’s recent submission to the Ontario Consultation on Early Years and Child Care Strategy pushes the provincial government to invest in accessible, affordable child care.

February 1, 2017

In a cynical decision to abandon electoral reform, the Trudeau government is showing a clear preference for easy majorities over keeping its election promises, Unifor National President Jerry Dias says.

February 1, 2017

Vancouver—One of Canada’s largest international parcel shipping companies has received 72-hour strike notice after bargaining between DHL and Unifor has stalled.

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