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October 16, 2017

TORONTO – While the plan for Airbus to take a majority stake in the Bombardier C Series airliner could help build a strong future for the program, and the aerospace industry as a whole, it is too early to celebrate, Unifor says.

October 16, 2017

Toronto — The forestry industry is poised for a strong future if governments and all stakeholders act now, writes Unifor in a new policy publication.

October 15, 2017

Toronto – Unifor, representing more than 1,000 members in British Columbia and Ontario, has issued strike notice to Brink’s Canada Limited.

October 13, 2017

INGERSOLL – A tentative agreement has been reached between Unifor Local 88 representing workers at the CAMI Automotive plant in Ingersoll and General Motors, ending the strike at the plant.

October 13, 2017

Washington – Unifor, representing 41,000 Canadians in auto and auto parts manufacturing, says that the newly tabled U.S. proposals on rules of original are deliberately untenable.

October 12, 2017

Windsor – Unifor will hold a media conference tomorrow to update media and the public on the strike against Medical Laboratories of Windsor.

October 6, 2017

TORONTO – The U.S. Department of Commerce’s decision today to impose additional duties against a Canadian-made jet is a direct threat to the aerospace industry in Canada, and to the government’s ability to build the sector in the country, Unifor says.

October 5, 2017

Toronto—Unifor was disappointed to learn that the Energy East pipeline proposal has been withdrawn and says that a national energy strategy is needed more than ever.

October 2, 2017

TORONTO - Unifor members at the Bell Canada clerical unit will hold a solidarity rally to mark the first day of negotiations on Tuesday, October 3. Media and the public are welcome to attend.   

Medical Lab Assistants and Medical Lab Technologists, represented by Unifor Local 2458, will begin strike action at eleven Medical Laboratories of Windsor locations at 12:01 a.m. on October 2, 2017.

September 30, 2017

INGERSOLL – Unifor National President Jerry Dias will join the picket line at the General Motors CAMI plant on Sunday to update members of Local 88 on contract negotiations. Media are welcome to attend.

September 29, 2017

TORONTO – The money committed by Netflix to investing in Canadian productions is good news for this country’s cultural industry, but does not go far enough to help ensure Canada’s media can continue to tell Canadian stories, Unifor says.

September 28, 2017

Fort McMurray – Unifor is disappointed that the Alberta Court of Appeal failed to strike down random drug and alcohol testing of members at Suncor oil sands operations in Alberta, a policy the union believes is a gross violation of worker’s rights.