Unifor Unifor is Canada’s largest private sector union, with more than 300,000 members across the country, working in nearly every major sector of the economy. Founded Labour Day weekend in 2013 by the joining together of the Canadian Auto Workers union (CAW) and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union, Unifor is dedicated to improving the lives of all working Canadians.

Locations:
Toronto, Ontario | www.unifor.org
Contact Information:
Sarah Blackstock 
Director of Communications
sarah.blackstock@unifor.org 
Tel: 416-949-1072
Twitter: @UniforTheUnion

Anne Marie Vincent
Support Staff Unifor Communications
annemarie.vincent@unifor.org

Katie Arnup
National Representative, Communications Department
Katie.arnup@un

Latest

Feb 15, 2019, 13:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Unifor and OPSEU Presidents to hold news conference

TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Media are invited to a press conference marking the start of a provincial lobby week that will bring together public and private sector workers in Ontario....


Feb 14, 2019, 21:34 ET Campeau school bus drivers reach tentative deal

TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor Local 4268 has reached a tentative agreement with Campeau Bus Lines on February 14. If accepted by the membership strike action will be averted. "I am proud of...


Feb 13, 2019, 12:01 ET Campeau school bus drivers serve notice of strike action

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - School bus drivers working for Campeau Bus Lines' have voted 95.8 per cent in favour of strike action if a collective agreement cannot be reached by 12:01 am Tuesday...


Feb 11, 2019, 11:24 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Sting and cast of 'The Last Ship' Perform in Solidarity with GM workers in Oshawa

TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Sting and the cast of his musical THE LAST SHIP will travel from Toronto, where the musical is playing at the Princess of Wales Theatre, to Oshawa to perform in...


Feb 08, 2019, 14:49 ET Unifor members welcome the official signing of the CSC shipbuilding design contract

HALIFAX, Feb. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor MWF-Local 1 members at the Halifax Shipyard celebrated today as the federal government announced the official signing of the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC)...


Feb 08, 2019, 08:19 ET Unifor statement on Save Oshawa GM solidarity event at Lear Whitby

TORONTO, Feb. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - A solidarity event is underway at Lear Corporation in Whitby, Ontario in support of Unifor's #SaveOshawaGM campaign. The event began at 7:00 a.m. today and demonstrates...


Feb 06, 2019, 11:07 ET GM continues to rake in massive profits while sacrificing Canadian jobs

TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - General Motors (GM) has announced that it earned a whopping US $8.1 billion profit in 2018, this as the company plans to sacrifice tens of thousands of Canadian jobs...


Feb 05, 2019, 16:33 ET Campeau school bus drivers deserve equal treatment

TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Campeau Bus Lines' demand for unpaid work time from school bus drivers and other violations of the Canada Labour Code must be stopped, says Unifor. "Campeau is getting...


Feb 05, 2019, 08:53 ET More privatization documents reveal dishonesty within Ontario PC Party

TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor demands Ford government put a stop to secret privatization plans and come clean about intentions for Ontario's healthcare system. "Just last week, Minister Elliot ...


Feb 03, 2019, 12:44 ET GM attempts to stop #SaveOshawaGM Super Bowl ad

TORONTO, Feb. 3, 2019 /CNW/ - General Motors (GM) has attempted to stop the broadcast of Unifor's "GM leaves Canadians Out In the Cold" commercial from airing during tonight's Super Bowl and on all...


Feb 01, 2019, 10:49 ET Unifor donates $20,000 to Community Food Sharing Association after warehouse fire

ST. JOHN'S, Feb. 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor is donating $20,000 to the Community Food Sharing Association in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador after a fire wiped out its entire stock at the warehouse ...


Feb 01, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- PC's health care privatization plan disaster in the making/

TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor believes plans to privatize and consolidate health care services included in a leaked Ontario PC draft government bill will devastate communities across the...


Jan 31, 2019, 23:54 ET PC's health care privatization plan disaster in the making

TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor believes plans to privatize and consolidate health care services included in a leaked Ontario PC draft government bill will devastate communities across the...


Jan 31, 2019, 11:48 ET Unifor to promote GM Mexico boycott with new Super Bowl ad

TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor will launch an unforgettable Super Bowl ad on Sunday as part of its campaign calling for consumers to boycott Mexican-made General Motors (GM) vehicles....


Jan 30, 2019, 15:36 ET Unifor reaffirms rights of workers to access mental health care

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's largest union in the private sector supports the rights of all people to access public mental health care free from barriers. "To mark Bell Let's Talk Day, I...


Jan 28, 2019, 14:43 ET Media Advisory - Updated: Unifor members open SaskTel bargaining with rally

REGINA, Jan. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor National President Jerry Dias will join Crown corporation workers at a rally to kick off bargaining for a new collective agreement with SaskTel. "The Sask Party...


Jan 28, 2019, 08:00 ET Media Advisory - Unifor members open Sasktel bargaining with rally

REGINA, Jan. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor National President Jerry Dias will join Crown corporation workers at a rally to kick off bargaining for a new collective agreement with SaskTel. "The Sask Party...


Jan 28, 2019, 06:00 ET Unifor members deliver decisive strike mandate at Loblaws Ajax Distribution Centre

TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor members at a Loblaws warehouse in Ajax, Ontario voted 98% in favour of strike action during ongoing negotiations with the company. "Members at the Loblaws...


Jan 25, 2019, 12:07 ET Unifor launches boycott of Mexican-made GM vehicles

TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor has launched a boycott of Mexican-made General Motors (GM) vehicles to protest the automaker's plans to slash Canadian and American manufacturing while expanding ...


Jan 25, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Unifor to announce major action in #SaveOshawaGM campaign/

TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor National President Jerry Dias will make a major announcement on the next action in the union's #SaveOshawaGM campaign. WHAT: News Conference WHEN: Friday January ...


Jan 24, 2019, 18:21 ET Media Advisory - Unifor to announce major action in #SaveOshawaGM campaign

TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor National President Jerry Dias will make a major announcement on the next action in the union's #SaveOshawaGM campaign. WHAT: News Conference WHEN: Friday January ...


Jan 24, 2019, 11:46 ET Bargaining begins with CN and Unifor National Council 4000 in Montreal

MONTREAL, Jan. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Bargaining for five new collective agreements began this morning in Montreal between Unifor National Council 4000 and CN and CN Transportation Ltd. "Our hard working...


Jan 23, 2019, 07:04 ET Media Advisory - Unifor members take action at GM headquarters in Oshawa

OSHAWA, ON, Jan. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor members are currently engaged in an action at General Motors headquarters in Oshawa in response to the company's continued resistance to upholding the...


Jan 17, 2019, 14:03 ET Unifor signals deep concern over PC cuts to colleges, universities

TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Thoughtless cuts to post-secondary education by Ford's PC government threaten workers on campus and attack students' access to education. In an announcement on...


Jan 17, 2019, 11:17 ET Unifor Indigenous activists to join march in Washington

WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor is showing international solidarity with U.S. Indigenous peoples by sending a delegation of Canadian activists to the January 18 march in Washington D.C....