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09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Registered Nurses and Health-Care Workers to Hold Information Picket: Grand River Hospital to Cut Staff and Services/

KITCHENER, ON, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Registered nurses and health-care workers will hold an information picket tomorrow to inform area citizens about...


06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Grand River Hospital workers rally to stop layoffs and service reduction/

KITCHENER, ON, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, May 22, Grand River Hospital health care workers represented by Unifor, Ontario Nurses Association, ...


May 21, 2019, 17:54 ET Grand River Hospital workers rally to stop layoffs and service reduction

KITCHENER, ON, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, May 22, Grand River Hospital health care workers represented by Unifor, Ontario Nurses Association, ...


May 21, 2019, 16:11 ET New Poll Shows PC Strongholds Believe Ford Cuts Are Wrong

TORONTO, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - According to a new poll released today, the vast majority of Ontario residents from every region of the province agree...


May 21, 2019, 15:25 ET Unifor files common employer application at Expertech aimed at Bell Canada

TORONTO, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor has filed an application with the CIRB claiming that Bell Canada is the rightful employer of technicians and...


May 21, 2019, 15:00 ET Media Advisory - Registered Nurses and Health-Care Workers to Hold Information Picket: Grand River Hospital to Cut Staff and Services

KITCHENER, ON, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Registered nurses and health-care workers will hold an information picket tomorrow to inform area citizens about...


May 21, 2019, 14:24 ET Media Advisory - Parents, educators and municipal leaders team up for Day of Action against Ford's child care cuts!

TORONTO, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Parents, educators and municipal leaders will be petitioning against Ford's child care cuts at child care centres...


May 21, 2019, 10:42 ET Glencore Must Back Up Its Goodwill Pledge to Locked-Out Workers

BELLEDUNE, NB, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The corporate leadership of resource giant Glencore must demonstrate the sincerity of the goodwill it recently...


May 21, 2019, 09:50 ET Media Advisory - Unifor to respond to CRTC on multi-ethnic TV License

TORONTO, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor is available to respond to the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission's ruling, expected...


May 21, 2019, 08:00 ET OPSEU calls on Premier Ford to kick Niagara MPP out of his caucus

TORONTO, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Niagara West MPP Sam Oosterhoff's beliefs concerning women's rights are...


May 21, 2019, 06:30 ET OPSEU President to Premier: 'Show some common sense'

TORONTO, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Ontarians should be concerned about a media report that the Ford government ...


May 17, 2019, 18:50 ET Historic Election at CUPW: Postal Workers Elect First Female Black President

A record number of women also elected to the National Executive Committee OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW)...


May 17, 2019, 17:40 ET Unifor welcomes removal of aluminum and steel tariffs

TORONTO, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's largest union in the private sector is relieved that unfair and illegal U.S. tariffs on Canadian aluminum and...


May 17, 2019, 15:49 ET United Steelworkers Welcomes Tariffs Deal, Urges Strong Measures to Protect Canadian Steel

TORONTO, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The United Steelworkers (USW) welcomes today's agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico to lift U.S....


May 17, 2019, 15:13 ET Media Advisory - Campaign celebrates National PSW Day with free giveaways and important information for Kingston area home care workers

KINGSTON, ON, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - To celebrate National Personal Support Worker Day, Kingston's Homecareworkers.ca campaign will be distributing...


May 17, 2019, 10:00 ET In the face of dire funding cuts, Ontario paramedics ask: "Will there be an ambulance available when you need one?"

TORONTO, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - In the week since the Ford government announced it is freezing land ambulance grants at 2017-2018 levels,...


May 17, 2019, 08:30 ET Media Advisory - CUPE National President to visit Wood Buffalo Picket line

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The National President of the Canadian Union of Public Employees will visit the Wood Buffalo picket line...


May 17, 2019, 06:30 ET Time for Conservative caucus to put a leash on the Fordicator: OPSEU's Thomas

TORONTO, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The release of yet another public opinion poll that shows Ontarians feel Premier Doug Ford is going in the wrong...


May 16, 2019, 13:49 ET Merger of Air Canada and Transat: CUPE will hold the new employer accountable

OTTAWA, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The union representing Air Canada's and Air Transat's flight attendants will hold the new employer accountable for...


May 16, 2019, 11:37 ET Media Advisory - CUPE National President to visit Wood Buffalo Picket line

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The National President of the Canadian Union of Public Employees will visit the Wood Buffalo picket line on...


May 16, 2019, 11:20 ET Steelworkers Disappointed with Vale as Voisey's Bay Talks Break Off

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, NL, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The United Steelworkers (USW) union is disappointed by multinational giant Vale's refusal to engage...


May 16, 2019, 07:00 ET Canada's criminal justice system stressed and nearing a breaking point, says a federal parole officer survey by the Union of Safety and Justice Employees of Canada

OTTAWA, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - A national survey of Canadian parole officers conducted by the Union of Safety and Justice Employees (USJE), a federal...


May 15, 2019, 14:42 ET Unifor energy workers sign historic pattern deal

MONTREAL, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor has achieved a new tentative agreement that establishes the pattern for 8,500 members of the National Energy...


May 15, 2019, 14:40 ET Transport Canada must implement now TSB recommendation on leaving carry-on baggage behind during an emergency

TORONTO, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The union representing Air Canada's flight attendants is asking Transport Canada to implement the now two-year-old...


May 15, 2019, 13:30 ET Postal Workers March behind Foodora Couriers

Delegation shows support for bike and car couriers at Foodora who are unionizing with CUPW TORONTO, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Postal workers and their...