Unifor Unifor is Canada’s largest union in the private sector, representing 315,000 workers in every major area of the economy. The union advocates for all working people and their rights, fights for equality and social justice in Canada and abroad, and strives to create progressive change for a better future.

Locations:
Toronto, Ontario | www.unifor.org
Contact Information:

Natalie Clancy 
Director of Communications
Natalie.Clancy@unifor.org 
Tel: 416-707-5794
Twitter: @UniforTheUnion

Sarah McCue
National Representative, Communications Department
Tel: 416-458-3307
Sarah.McCue@unifor.org

Hamid Osman
National Representative, Communications Department
Tel: 647-448-2823
Hamid.Osman@unifor.org

Stuart Laidlaw
National Representative, Communications Department
Tel: 647-385-4054
Stuart.Laidlaw@unifor.org

Kathleen O’Keefe
National Representative, Communications Department
Tel: 416-896-3303
Kathleen.OKeefe@unifor.org

Christina Mitonidis
National Representative, Communications Department
Tel: 647-327-9371
Christina.Mitonidis@unifor.org

Atlantic
Shelley Amyotte
National Representative, Communications Department
Tel: 902-717-7491
Shelley.Amyotte@unifor.org

Western
Ian Boyko
National Representative, Communications Department
Tel: 778-903-6549
Ian.Boyko@unifor.org

Quebec
Marie-Andrée L'Heureux
Représentante nationale- responsable des communications
Tel: 514-916-7373
Marie-Andree.LHeureux@unifor.org

Latest

May 24, 2019, 05:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Conference examines ways non-profit news organizations can save local news/

MONTREAL, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor's Media Council Conference will host a special guest speaker with a unique perspective on how to save local news. Advertising revenues are shrinking, forcing...


May 23, 2019, 16:07 ET Unifor welcomes CRTC ruling on national multi-lingual TV service

TORONTO, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The union representing 100 journalists and media workers at Rogers OMNI television welcomes today's Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)...


May 23, 2019, 05:00 ET Media Advisory - Conference examines ways non-profit news organizations can save local news

MONTREAL, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor's Media Council Conference will host a special guest speaker with a unique perspective on how to save local news. Advertising revenues are shrinking, forcing...


May 22, 2019, 13:54 ET Ships Stay Here campaign proves successful in closing shipbuilding gap

HALIFAX, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Marine Workers Federation (MWF) Unifor Local 1 members at the Halifax Shipyard who ran the Ships Stay Here campaign are relieved after the federal government announced a ...


May 22, 2019, 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, Ontario Public Service Employees Union and United ...


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, Ontario Public Service Employees Union and United ...


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 clerical workers at Expertech, insisting that members ...


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 this week, to award the coveted license (BNOC...


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 steel have been lifted. "This is great news for...


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 Program. "The energy and chemical sector continues...


May 13, 2019, 16:29 ET WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

TORONTO, May 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor will continue to stand up for frontline WestJet workers as the airline is sold to Onex Corporation, a takeover specialist with a long history of cost cutting and...


May 10, 2019, 09:30 ET Shorter blood ban still discriminatory; behaviour-based survey needed

TORONTO, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor calls for a complete end to the blood ban and a shift to a behaviour-based blood donation survey in Canada. This week Health Canada announced the one-year...


May 09, 2019, 16:41 ET Bell Media must respect rights of workers in digital restructuring plans

TORONTO, May 9, 2019 /CNW/ - The union representing local TV news staff across the CTV chain has made it clear to Bell Media that its restructuring plans cannot leave media workers out in the cold....


May 08, 2019, 11:14 ET GM Canada and Unifor reach agreement to save hundreds of jobs with a C$170 million investment in Oshawa

OSHAWA, ON, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - General Motors Canada and Unifor today announced that they have reached a "Transformation Agreement" that will transition the GM Oshawa Assembly operations to parts...


May 08, 2019, 05:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY: Presidents of Unifor and General Motors Canada hold joint news conference

TORONTO, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor's National President, Jerry Dias and Travis Hester, President and Managing Director of General Motors Canada will make an important announcement this morning about ...


May 06, 2019, 11:50 ET Unifor recognizes the outstanding contributions of nurses during National Nursing Week May 6 - 12, 2019

TORONTO, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor recognizes the outstanding contributions of nurses during National Nursing Week May 6 - 12, 2019. "The Health Care system is an integral part of our social fabric. ...


May 06, 2019, 08:37 ET Unifor School Bus Drivers ratify agreement that includes more paid hours

TORONTO, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - School bus drivers who work at Stock Transportation in the Toronto North Division and the Toronto East Division ratified a new three-year collective agreement on...


May 04, 2019, 13:00 ET Saskatchewan's crown workers rally in countdown to legal strike position

REGINA, May 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor workers from Saskatchewan's seven crown corporations say the clock is ticking and they deserve a fair collective agreement. "The Premier needs to get serious about...


May 03, 2019, 15:00 ET Media Advisory - Crown corporation workers rally in countdown to legal strike position

REGINA, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor members from seven crown corporations will send a strong message to the Saskatchewan government on Saturday May 4: The clock is ticking and we deserve a fair...


May 01, 2019, 11:04 ET Unifor reverses layoffs at Bell Canada

TORONTO, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor and Bell Canada have reached an agreement to reverse layoffs of Bell technicians. The union and the employer have agreed to a memorandum that guarantees the full...


Apr 30, 2019, 22:46 ET Unifor school bus drivers reach tentative agreement with Stock Transportation

TORONTO, April 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor, the union representing approximately 575 school bus drivers who provide services for TDSB, TDCSB and Franco school boards, has reached a tentative agreement...


Apr 30, 2019, 18:22 ET B.C.'s Labour Code changes are good news for workers

VANCOUVER, April 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor applauds B.C.'s NDP government for new laws that will end contract flipping by employers. "Many of our members have lost their jobs because of this heartless, ...


Apr 29, 2019, 19:29 ET Changes to B.C.'s Employment Standards provide basic rights for working people

VANCOUVER, April 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Changes to B.C.'s outdated Employment Standards Act will provide better protection for workers, especially women, children and youth. "These changes right some of...


Apr 29, 2019, 12:09 ET School bus drivers support possible strike if negotiations collapse

TORONTO, April 29, 2019 /CNW/ - School bus drivers employed by the multinational operator Stock Transportation have overwhelmingly supported strike mandates, voting 94 per cent and 95 per cent in...


Apr 24, 2019, 14:11 ET Sunniva Inc. Announces Collaborative Relationship Between Natural Health Services And UNIFOR To Provide Cannabis Education Services To UNIFOR Members

Sunniva Inc. ("Sunniva", the "Company", "we", "our" or "us") (CSE: SNN) (OTCQB: SNNVF), a North American provider of cannabis products and services, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary,...