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TORONTO — After mounting calls by unions, local medical officers and health care workers the Ontario government established a province-wide C

Revera plans to cut long-term care jobs at Hallowell House in Picton, Ontario during the fourth wave of COVID-19.

August 24, 2021

TORONTO – Unifor National President Jerry Dias is calling on the prime minister and the Ontario premier to state publicly that there will be no government money for De Havilland if Unifor members are not building the Dash-8 airplane.

August 20, 2021

TORONTO–An overreaching injunction issued by Justice Fred Myers against Unifor members who are on strike and picketing at De Havilland Aircraft of Canada is an affront to workers’ rights, says Canada’s largest private sector union.

August 19, 2021

TORONTO – A vote by workers at a General Motors plant in Mexico this week, rejecting an imposed and undemocratic union contract, is a great step forward for them and for workers across North America, Unifor National President Jerry Dias says.

The layoffs being announced at Bell Media at its Queen Street location today, resulting in 27 jobs lost and another 22 jobs being reclassified, shows the need to level the playing field as foreign Internet broadcasters operate outside existing regulations.

Newly elected Progressive Conservative Premier Tim Houston must deliver on promises to fix health care and better the lives of Nova Scotia workers and he must make science-based decisions to safely re-open the Northern Pulp mill in his home riding says Unifor.

Union leaders from the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario, SEIU Healthcare, and Unifor were joined by a frontline healthcare worker at a media conference on Tuesday to demand an urgent and comprehensive strategy from the Ford government to address the worsening health human resource crisis in Ontario that is leaving seniors and patients without the staffing levels they need.

TORONTO–Unifor will host a rally to support De Havilland workers on strike at the Downsview picket line on Tuesday, August 17 at 12 noon.

SEIU Healthcare, CUPE, and Unifor to hold joint media conference with frontline healthcare worker on August 17 – 10 a.m.

TORONTO – Unifor members in Bell’s craft units vote to ratify a collective agreement that protects full time jobs, increases wages, and expands the company’s diversity and inclusion.

Canadian Salt’s refusal to negotiate a fair collective agreement with Unifor Local 823 could force a strike at a major road salt supplier in the Maritimes.

With Canadians going to the polls on September 20, Canada’s largest private sector union is urging federal parties to put workers, and the need to “BuildBackBetter” for working people at the heart of all platforms.