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News Government General
July 2, 2019  

Third party advertisers start disclosing ad spending as election nears

Groups that aren’t political parties will need to register with Elections Canada if they spend more than $500 on political activities.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
November 29, 2018  

Get tough with General Motors Trump style, union head urges Trudeau

Jerry Dias wants GM to reverse plans to cut more than 14,000 jobs, including 2,500 production workers in Oshawa, Ont.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
November 29, 2018  

Labour movement is in the fight for its life: experts

Canada’s manufacturing sector lost 278,000 jobs between 2000 and 2007.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
November 29, 2018  

Union leaders, politicians selling ‘false hope’ on GM: Premier Ford

Ford said the fight ahead for the 2,500 autoworkers affected by the looming Oshawa plant closure will be to find new jobs.

News Automotive General
November 27, 2018  

GM in for ‘one hell of a fight’ over planned Oshawa plant closure: Union

Jerry Dias, national president of Unifor, said the union will fight against the planned move “tooth and nail.”

Insight Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
November 13, 2014  

UAW moves on two-tier wages

“The time has come for workers on both sides of the border to share in the auto industry’s recovery…”

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
October 2, 2014  

Union hopes Oakville jobs parlay into positions at Ford’s Windsor engine plant

Jerry Dias says the status of the dollar will likely play a determining factor in any future jobs creation.

Insight Forestry Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Production Sustainability
August 15, 2014  

Canada needs a national forestry policy

“Action items include sustainable rules for wood harvesting that secure investments and jobs…”

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
May 29, 2014  

Union says Hudak wrong about Ontario trades college

Trade certification is no longer handled by the provincial government.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
May 26, 2014  

Amid labour controversies, corporate Canada urged to open coffers

Canadian companies are using more temporary foreign workers and unpaid interns despite sitting on historically high cash reserves.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
May 16, 2014  

Temporary foreign workers should be able to immigrate, union says

Unifor’s Jerry Dias says promises to crack down on abuses of the program don’t address its fundamental problems.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
March 31, 2014  

Unifor seeking to represent 6,500 workers at Ont. Toyota plants

Union says workers have concerns regarding wages, pensions, contracts, and health and safety standards.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Production
March 5, 2014  

Dias blames Hudak for Chrysler funding request withdrawal

Automaker to go it alone and will be weighing future investment against competitive factors.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
February 4, 2014  

Unifor boss challenges Hudak to debate “anywhere, any time”

Jerry Dias says Hudak is promoting legislation that would gut Ontario labour laws.