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21 september 2020

23:30
Unifor's master bargaining committee has decided to continue bargaining with Ford Motor Company past the strike deadline of 11:59 p.m. tonight. "Our master bargaining committee is willing to negotiate throughout the night to provide Ford with every...

13:19
During a socially distanced press conference outside the hospital on September 23, the registered nurses of Baystate Noble Hospital will announce the results of a survey of more than 460 community members and an October 6 virtual community forum....

08:47
On Tuesday September 22, 2020 Unifor's National President will provide an update live on Facebook about the negotiations with Ford Motor Company. WHAT: News Conference to update media on auto bargaining WHEN: 10 a.m., Tuesday September 22, 2020 ...

08:44
The following is a statement from Jim Hoffa, Teamsters General President, on the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg....


20 september 2020

14:30
On Monday September 21, 2020 Unifor's National President will provide an update live on Facebook about the progress of negotiations with Ford Motor Company in advance of the 11:59 pm strike deadline. WHAT: News Conference to update media on auto...

13:45
The Fédération des intervenantes en petite enfance du Québec (FIPEQ-CSQ) is offering Minister of Families Mathieu Lacombe to avoid the indefinite general strike that begins on Monday in the family childcare providers if he agrees to entrust the...

11:14
The 2nd vice-president of de Centrale des syndicats du Québec (CSQ), Anne Dionne, and the president of the Fédération des intervenantes en petite enfance du Québec (FIPEQ-CSQ), Valérie Grenon, will hold a press conference on negotiations in the...


19 september 2020

14:18
Unifor has raised a record breaking $134,000, so far, for Halton Women's Place in a 'Hope in High Heels' walk today led by Unifor National President Jerry Dias and his son Jordan.   "These much needed funds will provide safe shelter and services to...

10:02
As negotiations intensify with the Ministère de la Famille and the Conseil du Trésor, the president of the Fédération des intervenantes en petite enfance du Québec (FIPEQ-CSQ), Valérie Grenon, will hold a press conference on negotiations in the...


18 september 2020

12:39
SEIU Healthcare, CUPE Ontario, and Unifor, unions that represent health care workers across long-term care, are urging immediate action to end the crisis in the sector. The unions are highlighting their joint "Care Not Profits" advocacy campaign,...

11:01
A Unifor team, led by Unifor National President Jerry Dias, will hold a 'Hope in High Heels' walk in downtown Toronto in support of Halton Women's Place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday September 19, 2020. "Due to the reality of COVID-19 the charity walk...


17 september 2020

18:42
Today, Teamsters Local 502/Commonwealth Association of School Administrators (CASA) leaders and members took part in a virtual action meeting for the School District of Philadelphia Board of Education to call for a public vote of "no confidence" in...

17:56
United Steelworkers (USW) District 11 Director Emil Ramirez issued the following statement today in advance of Donald Trump and Joe Biden's respective campaign stops in Minnesota. For more on Trump's broken promises to workers in Minnesota and across...

13:49
An independent report commissioned by the Office of BC Container Trucking Commissioner confirms that there is a growing two-tier system of "off-dock" container shipping at Port Metro Vancouver and that many current licensees are actively involved in...

12:22
The Ontario Medical Association (OMA) is deeply concerned about the long lineups at COVID-19 Assessment Centres in many regions of the province. ...

11:12
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters today released an informational video highlighting the hundreds of millions of dollars Republic Services has spent on stock buybacks that fund Republic's top executives, all while failing to provide the...

10:39
The law firm of Koskie Minsky LLP is pleased to announce its formal affiliation with Donna Gray, an industrial relations practitioner with expertise in the post-secondary education sector. Under this arrangement, she will provide consultative advice...

09:58
Unifor, Ontario's largest school bus driver union, maintains that the crisis in the school bus system continues due to inaction by the provincial government. "I hear Education Minister Stephen Lecce saying that his government is doing everything...


16 september 2020

11:51
Hundreds of workers in the offshore oil and gas industry rallied at the Newfoundland and Labrador legislature today to demand protection from the turbulence in the industry caused by falling global oil prices and the COVID-19 economic slump....

10:00
Today, Union Plus (UP), Truth4Life (T4L), and Visa announced a new partnership to offer enhanced benefits to union members and their families with the introduction of the Union Plus All-In-One Prepaid Visa® Card. Through this unique partnership,...


15 september 2020

14:08
United Steelworkers International President Tom Conway issued the following statement in response to last week's announcement that FreightCar America will be abandoning its plant in Cherokee, Ala., and consolidating operations in Castanos, Mexico:...

13:38
The Massachusetts Nurses Association, the state's largest union and professional association for registered nurses and health care professionals, announces its endorsement of Christine Crean for State Senate in the Worcester and Norfolk District....

13:24
Today, Uber and Lyft drivers with the Drivers Union delivered a petition signed by over 1,600 drivers calling for fair pay. The...


14 september 2020

23:33
Unifor offers Premier Blaine Higgs congratulations for his win in today's election and advice for his second term, to deliver on the stability and job security that New Brunswickers now count on his government to secure. "Higgs calling an election...

16:58
The Kroger Co. today announced that associates working at 98 stores across Kroger's Dallas division ratified a new labor agreement with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 1000....

10:38
Joule is pleased to help boost innovation during the pandemic, supporting six recipients with its COVID-19 Innovation grant program. The grant program was launched in June to help physicians and medical learners scale up COVID-19 solutions. The...


11 september 2020

17:00
Yet another Ontario hospital has issued lay-off notices to front-line registered nurses (RNs) ? the very nurses hailed as heroes during the COVID-19 pandemic....

09:39
The United Steelworkers (USW) this week kicked off a series of actions in the battleground states of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Wisconsin and Michigan to spotlight how elections and politics impact workers and their communities....


10 september 2020

16:36
Unifor is relieved that the B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed a constitutional challenge by a private health clinic attempting to make for profit, private health care legal.  "Today public health care won and this is a victory for everyone who uses...

16:00
The National Police Federation is calling on the federal and provincial governments and elected representatives to avoid political interference and ensure the victim's families, front-line RCMP Members and all Canadians have the benefit of a...

14:43
Only 37 days after NordStar Capital took over Torstar, the new owners are closing down the Hamilton Spectator classified call centre and sending 24 good Canadian jobs to a firm in Buffalo, New York. "Instead of sending more jobs out of the country,...

14:14
Registered nurses and healthcare professionals represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association who care for patients at Steward Healthcare's Morton Hospital and Steward Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack recently voted to ratify agreements with...

06:00
SEIU Healthcare, CUPE Ontario, and Unifor, unions that represent healthcare workers across the long-term care sector, are proud to welcome Annie Murphy (Schitt's Creek), Noah Reid (Schitt's Creek), and Dani Kind (Workin' Moms) to the "Care Not...


9 september 2020

16:19
Campaign workers for the Democratic Party of Georgia's 2020 Coordinated Campaign and Legislative Victory Fund joined Teamsters Local 728 in Atlanta on Monday. The campaign staffers are the latest group of political workers to gain union...

14:30
The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) believes there is no recovery from COVID-19 if we leave the most vulnerable persons behind. This is why RNAO is joining A Just Recovery for All ? a global movement that puts people first and...


8 september 2020

14:43
Today, Teamsters Local Union 696 announced its support for Dr. Barbara Bollier for US Senate in Kansas. "During her time in the State...

13:19
Unifor National President Jerry Dias has chosen Ford Motor Company as the union's strike target to set the pattern agreement with the Detroit Three automakers. "I selected Ford because we think the company is prepared to reward our members, make a...

11:51
Ford of Canada has a long history of working collaboratively with Unifor and looks forward to reaching a collective agreement in order to remain operationally competitive amidst intense global competition. In light of global economic uncertainties,...

10:00
Economic activity in the hospital subsector grew in August for the third consecutive month, say the nation's hospital supply executives in the latest Hospital ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued today by Nancy LeMaster, MBA, Chair of the...

09:00
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) calls the decision of Toronto Rehab, part of University Health Network, to lay off registered nurses (RNs) "reckless, foolish and irresponsible."...


7 september 2020

05:00
On Labour Day, Unifor members across Canada will take action against Loblaw Co. to demand the company negotiate a fair contract with striking members in Newfoundland, and support fair wages for all retail workers.  Media are invited to attend or...


4 september 2020

13:34
Nothing dims the light of summer like back-to-school sales and the start of Labor Day weekend. While many parents will welcome the new school year, few will pay much attention to this federal holiday other than attending socially-distanced barbeques...

08:00
On Tuesday September 8, 2020 Unifor's National President will announce live on Facebook which Detroit 3 automaker will be selected to establish the pattern agreement for 2020 auto bargaining.  "On Tuesday I will announce the company that I believe...


3 september 2020

10:00
Economic activity in the services sector grew in August for the third month in a row, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives in the latest Services ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued today by Anthony Nieves, CPSM, C.P.M.,...

10:00
Today, the executive committee of the Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD), the country's largest union of private and public employee physicians, authorized a vote to strike against MultiCare, the largest community-based health system in...

09:00
As front-line registered nurses, nurse practitioners, registered practical nurses and health-care professionals mark Labour Day 2020, the union representing 68,000 members across the province says the COVID-19 pandemic has reignited the labour...

06:00
On Labour Day, Unifor members across Canada will take action against Loblaw Co. to demand the company negotiate a fair contract with striking members in Newfoundland, and support fair wages for all retail workers.  Media are invited to attend or...


2 september 2020

18:03
In a unanimous vote Tuesday, emergency room and endoscopy technicians at University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) on Chicago's South Side chose to join Teamsters Local 743. There are 80 workers in the bargaining unit....

16:53
Unifor is calling on provinces to safely re-open casinos and gaming operations across the country today under the same sound public health protocols that guided re-openings in other sectors of the economy. "Enough is enough?it's time to safely...

09:00
Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) Local 8 will release a teaser of a new short film today, produced to show the long-term impact of everyday trauma experienced by registered nurses and health-care professionals while on the job....

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