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  • Unifor Local 112 members at the Broadview Hotel make major gains in first contract April 9, 2021
    Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and its devastating effects on the hospitality sector, Unifor Local 112 members made significant gains in several key priority areas identified by members. Unifor Local 112 members ratified their first contract by 84.6% on April 7. “I want to thank all members of the bargaining committee for […]
  • Kingston school bus drivers make gains April 9, 2021
    School bus drivers in Kingston, Ont. have ratified a new collective agreement in the midst of a pandemic that recognizes their services with wage increases each year and emergency leave days. “These members are truly among the heroes of the pandemic. Every day they safely transport students back and forth to school, and ensure that […]
  • Four Unifor members die in matter of days April 8, 2021
    Four Unifor members in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick passed away in less than a week, with at least three of the deaths work related and two due to COVID-19.  “This is just devastating. My first thoughts go to their families, who said goodbye to their loved ones in the morning, never to see them […]
  • Premiers must step up for pay equity April 7, 2021
    For equal pay day, Unifor is demanding better from all provincial governments. It takes the average woman in Canada more than 15 months to make the same as the average man did in 12 months. We know the gap is even wider for women facing multiple and intersecting areas of discrimination. Women with disabilities face […]
  • Unifor’s Ontario Regional Council launches new video to support LTC workers April 1, 2021
    The Unifor Ontario Regional Council launched a new video titled Let’s Help Ayan, in support of the longstanding campaign for better care, safer work, and fair pay. Watch the video now, then visit the Care Takes Time website and add your name in support of long term care workers. Watch the video on Facebook. “A […]