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August 2, 2021  

Union ratifies deal with Bombardier at Downsview; talks with De Havilland continue

(CP) TORONTO – Unifor says members of two of

News Manufacturing General
July 3, 2020  

Postmedia workers at Toronto printing plant officially unionized by CMG

Application approved July 2 after workers voted 48 to 18 to join the union.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Operations
May 12, 2020  

Second death at Cargill: calls for shutdown and worker input

OHS report says workers weren’t included in an internal review of circumstances leading to over 950 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 22, 2020  

Alberta meat plant staff scared of COVID-19, not showing up to work: union

JBS trying to ensure its plant remains open, providing support for workers and their families infected with the virus.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 14, 2020  

Union ‘deeply troubled’ by lack of COVID-19 protection at meat plant

Demanding a two-week closure to assess safety and guaranteed full compensation for the plant’s approximately 2,000 workers.

News Manufacturing General
April 13, 2020  

Stockpile of 39M COVID-19 masks exposed as fake: report

A broker in Australia and a supplier in Kuwait are both now the target of a U.S. federal investigation

News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 3, 2020  

Good liquor and other joys: ex UAW official pleads guilty

Conspired with at least six other UAW officials in a multiyear effort to embezzle money for personal benefit.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
December 2, 2019  

Fiat Chrysler, UAW reach tentative deal on contract

Will go to 47,000 union members for approval after UAW-FCA national council go over the details.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 20, 2019  

GM accuses Fiat Chrysler of bribing UAW to get lower costs

Lawsuit alleges FCA corrupted the bargaining process with the UAW in the 2009, 2011 and 2015 contracts.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
November 18, 2019  

Western Forest negotiations break down with striking workers

No future mediation dates have been scheduled after 14 hours of bargaining occurred.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 31, 2019  

Ford, UAW union reach tentative contract agreement

Agreement likely will mirror the pact approved by GM workers after a 40-day strike.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
October 30, 2019  

Unifor signs deals with firms affected by GM Oshawa plant closure

Agreements provide for improved severance packages for employees compared with the legislated minimum requirements.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 28, 2019  

GM deal costs make talks with Ford, Fiat Chrysler difficult

Pay raises and a huge signing bonus, union’s top-notch health care changed little.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
October 28, 2019  

3,000 CN Rail unionized workers threaten national strike on Nov. 19

Teamsters Canada Rail Conference is putting pressure on the railway ahead of a resumption of negotiations that will include mediators.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 16, 2019  

GM and UAW reach tentative deal that could end strike

Union touts “major gains” for workers after months of bargaining.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 9, 2019  

GM talks hit snag as union seeks products for UAW factories

Looking for job security: vehicles sold in the US should be made in the US.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 7, 2019  

GM-UAW talks take turn for worse over product commitments

Union says offer did nothing to provide job security during the term of the agreement.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 2, 2019  

UAW strike could cost GM about US$1B and counting

Even as talks continue, the company is leery of settling the strike and saddling itself with costs that it will have to pay later.

News Automotive General
September 16, 2019  

UAW launches GM strike, will likely halt Canadian production

33 manufacturing plants down in nine states across the US, plus 22 parts distribution warehouses.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
August 21, 2019  

Jerry Dias acclaimed as Unifor president for third and final term

First president of the union elected in 2013, when the CAW and other labour groups merged.

News General
August 14, 2019  

American Airlines seeks flight cancellation cash from unions

Airline says slowdown caused “enormous financial losses” from cancelled flights.

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
July 15, 2019  

US auto workers union, Detroit 3 at odds as contract talks open

Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler are still making good money, and the UAW will want a bigger piece.

News Aerospace General
July 2, 2019  

American Airlines, workers head to trial on alleged slowdown

Out-of-service planes have disrupted travel for more than 175,000 passengers through June 14.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 13, 2019  

Alberta government to bring in bill to alter union wage deals

Looking for savings to eradicate Alberta’s annual multibillion-dollar budget deficits; NDP calls it a gross abuse of power.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 30, 2019  

Mexican Senate passes labour overhaul to ensure union freedom

New law requires secret-ballot union votes and proof of workers’ consent for contracts.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 11, 2019  

UAW chief raises strike pay, issues warning to automakers

Calls it a symbol to members that the union has their backs.

News Manufacturing Metals General
March 4, 2019  

ABI submits offer to end 14 month lockout at aluminum smelter

Salaries will increase by an average of least 2.55% annually over a six-year collective agreement.

News Government General
October 23, 2018  

Small businesses call for quick end to rotating strikes at Canada Post

Small firms rely on Canada post to deliver advertising material, cheques.

News General
September 4, 2018  

Major UK union backs calls for new Brexit referendum

Says voters were misled.

News Manufacturing General
June 25, 2018  

Unionized Halifax shipbuilders vote in favour of four-year deal

Agreement covers about 900 shipbuilders at its shipyard facility.

News Government Transportation General
May 29, 2018  

CP Rail winding down service as it faces countdown to Tuesday evening strike

A strike would affect freight and commuter services.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 1, 2018  

Ford workers, others, on strike in German wage dispute

Further strikes are planned at BMW, Audi, Daimler and Porsche.