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  • New Premier members win major wage gains in first collective agreement October 21, 2020
    Unifor Local 222 members at Premier Implementation Solutions have ratified their first collective agreement by an overwhelming 96%. The three-year agreement covers 200 members at the Fresh Del Monte facility in Oshawa, which processes fresh-cut fruit and vegetables for distribution across Ontario and Quebec. The workers voted to join Unifor in February 2020 following a […]
  • Workers at MDA make significant gains in new collective agreements September 30, 2020
    Workers at Unifor Local 673 and Local 112 members ratified new collective agreements with MDA securing significant improvements in several areas including: wages, benefits, pensions, and sick days. “Our members working in a variety of analytical, technical, administrative and other supporting roles contribute so much to make this cutting edge facility successful and it is […]
  • Deal ratified with Unifor 222 and AGS in Oshawa September 20, 2020
    Members of Unifor Local 222 working at AGS Automotive Systems in Oshawa, Ontario have ratified a new three-year collective agreement. “We are proud of what we have accomplished and have made gains in all areas of the collective agreement, including wages. benefits, health and safety and skilled trades. After a rough year dealing with closure […]
  • Unifor raises $137,000 to aid domestic violence victims September 19, 2020
    Unifor has raised a record breaking $137,000, 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 women and children escaping domestic violence at a time when many […]
  • Ontario school bus drivers call for standardized COVID-19 safety protocols August 26, 2020
    Unifor school bus driver members are calling on the Ontario government to implement standardized COVID-19 safety protocols in order to protect both themselves and the students onboard. “Drivers are very concerned about pandemic safety measures, or lack thereof, that are supposed to come into effect in just a few short weeks,” said Debbie Montgomery, President […]