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Today

17:21
Drivers and helpers at Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC), a beer, wine, and liquor distributor, voted overwhelmingly to join Teamsters Local 988. They are the first location of what will be many in Texas to organize, and just the second...

15:27
The Montreal Firefighters Association today expressed its surprise in front of the spontaneous decision by the Montreal Fire Department (SIM) to remove its Hammerhead water rescue boats from its equipment pool, effective immediately, in keeping with...

14:53
The registered nurses of Newton-Wellesley Hospital, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, voted overwhelmingly on September 30 to ratify a new contract with the hospital that makes critical investments in nurses and their ability to...

10:05
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) has informed Deere & Company that its production and maintenance employees have voted to ratify a new four-year collective bargaining agreement that covers 900 workers at the...

07:00
Unifor is disheartened that news of a court application to dissolve NordStar Capital Inc., the controlling company of Torstar and the Toronto Star, came from a media outlet, rather than the employer....

06:35
We are pleased to announce that College Full-Time Support Staff employees have voted in favour of ratifying a new collective agreement. College Employer Council (CEC) and OPSEU bargaining teams were dedicated to the negotiation process and creating...


29 september 2022

21:00
Full-time support staff at Ontario's 24 public community colleges ratified a new three year contract today, which includes gains in health benefits and job security. While the Ford government's Bill 124 unlawfully capped wage increases to one per...

17:04
More than 200 school bus drivers and monitors at First Student have voted overwhelmingly to ratify their most recent collective bargaining agreement with the company. The workers provide student transportation for thousands of children in Will...

14:46
The Teamsters are joining a coalition of more than 35 public interest, labor, and civil society organizations in urging passage of legislation that would raise merger fees on gigantic corporations to beef up funding for antitrust enforcement...

10:00
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that workers at Bobcat's Bismarck, N.D., manufacturing facility voted in favor of union representation in a secret ballot election overseen by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)....

07:15
Soma Gold Corp. (WKN: A2P4DU) (the "Company" or "Soma") announces that the union representing employees at the Company's Operadora Minera SAS subsidiary and the Company have successfully completed negotiations and entered a new contract. Regular...


28 september 2022

16:29
With 97 percent of those participating voting in favor of representation, workers at the Sunnyside Dispensary in Schaumburg, Ill. have voted to join Teamsters Local 777. The facility is the first Sunnyside location to affiliate with the Teamsters...

15:18
A new Financial Accountability Office report released today shows the Ford government is stealing some $9.7-billion in salary from nurses, health-care professionals and some public-sector workers over the period of 2019-2027. The report notes that...

11:23
Teamsters Local 317 members at Sysco Syracuse are on strike after weeks of contentious contract negotiations with the company. Last night, more than 230 drivers and warehouse workers walked off the job in response to unfair labor practices (ULPs)...

10:00
Unifor will donate $500,000 to the Canadian Red Cross for the Hurricane Fiona in Canada Appeal in support of recovery efforts in  Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec....

06:00
Members at the Extendicare group of nursing homes across Ontario ratified 10 new collective agreements with precedent-setting improvements including a pilot project to move the entire workforce to full-time. ...


27 september 2022

16:54
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Tom Conway released the following statement today condemning Republican blockage of Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and other worker-friendly measures from upcoming appropriations legislation:...

12:47
A new memorandum of understanding signed with Suncor will covert 300 temporary positions into permanent jobs by 2024. "Local 707-A has done great work to secure these additional good jobs by mutual agreement with the employer," said Gavin McGarrigle,...

07:00
In light of the changes the Canadian government announced yesterday ? on Sept. 26, 2022 ? to drop all COVID-19 travel requirements beginning Oct. 1, 2022, Unifor is calling for ongoing and vigilant attention to the health, safety and respect of...

06:30
Composed of the Regroupement des associations de pompiers du Québec (RAPQ) (Montreal, Quebec City, Longueuil, Laval, Gatineau, Shawinigan, Drummondville, Granby and Terrebonne), the Syndicat des Pompiers du Québec (FTQ) and the Association des...


26 september 2022

13:20
School bus drivers and monitors at Durham School Services in Baltimore have voted overwhelmingly to ratify their first collective bargaining agreement with Teamsters Local 570. The workers, who provide student transportation services for Baltimore...


23 september 2022

16:38
Fifteen months after the commencement of a round of bargaining that included the largest work-to-rule faculty job action in the history of Canadian Colleges and Universities, labour negotiations between OPSEU/SEFPO's college faculty division and the...

15:27
Wage increases and improved sick day provisions are part of a new five-year collective agreement ratified today by Unifor members at Loomis Express....

13:08
The Horizon Air pilots have ratified an amendment to their contract that includes life-changing pay and retirement benefits. Ninety-nine percent of the voting pilots, represented by the Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224 (APA...

12:45
Today, the College Employer Council (CEC) and OPSEU academic employees bargaining teams representing full-time and part-time faculty, instructors, librarians, and counsellors have a new collective agreement. On March 17, 2022, both parties agreed to...

08:42
Operations Specialists and Maintenance Specialists working for Spin electric scooters in Berkeley joined Teamsters Local 665 yesterday. The move came after the company agreed to voluntarily recognize Local 665 as the workers' collective bargaining...


22 september 2022

14:18
John R. Durso is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Top Union President and in acknowledgment of his accomplishments at Local 338 and the Long Island Federation of Labor.  Mr. Durso began his career as a deli clerk at Waldbaum's...


21 september 2022

21:32
On Thursday, September 22 at 1:00 PM PST, Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín will sign an agreement between Spin Electric Scooters and Teamsters Local 665. The agreement will legally formalize the company's decision to voluntarily recognize the union as...

08:39
Today, Canada's Building Trades Unions (Union) launched In The Trades, a federally-funded program that will help apprentices get started in the skilled trades. Over the next two years, In The Trades will provide financial incentives and training...


20 september 2022

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While negotiations for the renewal of the collective agreement continue, the Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery Office Employees Union has announced that its members will be on strike as of September 20. The Cemetery will continue to operate, meet the...

16:32
One thousand Teamsters and local community supporters held a massive rally today outside of Amazon's corporate headquarters in Seattle to demand the company end its union busting tactics and dangerous labor practices. The rally coincided with the...


19 september 2022

12:02
Workers at Diversified Gas and Oil's Buckhannon W.Va., facility last week voted by more than a 2-1 margin to join the United Steelworkers union (USW)....


18 september 2022

10:00
As part of the 2022 election campaign, the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés, in collaboration with the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec (FCCQ), is organizing a political debate on September 19th about priority labour...


16 september 2022

15:23
School bus drivers represented by Unifor Local 4268 have reached a tentative agreement with First Student Owen Sound, Kincardine/Port Elgin....

05:00
Gig workers in Ontario are fighting back against app-based giant Uber for unlawfully interfering with their rights to organize, end their misclassification, and choose their own union. On Thursday, Sept. 15, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers...


15 september 2022

14:30
Last week the Trade Association for Logistics (TALP) conducted a vote of no confidence in FedEx Ground CEO John Smith and surveyed approximately 1,200 FedEx Ground contractors regarding their business financials over the course of 4 business...

14:00
As part of the 2022 election campaign, the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés, in collaboration with the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec (FCCQ), is organizing a political debate on September 19th about priority labour...

10:04
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters applauds the tens of thousands of members of the Teamsters Rail Conference for working long into the night to reach a tentative agreement averting a potential railway strike....

08:45
School bus drivers at First Student have voted overwhelmingly to support strike action if negotiations with the company fail to produce a new collective agreement....

06:30
Over eight months since their collective agreement was signed, the three college federations of the Centrale des syndicats du Québec (CSQ), the Fédération de l'enseignement collégial (FEC-CSQ), the Fédération du personnel de soutien de l'enseignement...


14 september 2022

13:39
Unifor Local 609 members responsible for operating and maintaining the light beam at the Canadian Light Source have applied for mediation after the employer refused to address concerns about inflation eroding their wages. "Wages must stay ahead of...

12:02
Workers at Nutrablend, a subsidiary of Land of Lakes, have voted by more than a two-to-one margin to join Teamsters Local 517. The 67 workers are responsible for the production of animal feed....

11:12
Nearly 150 Teamsters from around the U.S. ascended Capitol Hill today to meet with lawmakers and urge them to enact legislation that would rein in massive corporations like Amazon while empowering workers to join together and advocate for better...


13 september 2022

20:28
Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation announces that on September 13, 2022 its wholly-owned subsidiary Westshore Terminals Limited Partnership ("Westshore") received 72 hour strike notice from Local 502 of the International Longshore and...

15:08
Unifor supports federal government moves to address the affordability crisis but calls for more comprehensive solutions to support Canada's workers....

14:55
Weyerhaeuser Company  today announced that as of this morning a work stoppage involving members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers union is impacting its operations in Oregon and Washington. Weyerhaeuser has...

12:59
In the wake of months, and sometimes years of the failure by Steward St. Elizabeth's Medical Center (SEMC) at least 21 aspects of the nurses' union contract, the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) has...

12:23
A jury adopted several of Unifor's safety and process recommendations to help prevent future death and injury to miners following an inquiry into the October 15, 2015 workplace death of Sudbury miner Richard Pigeau....

07:30
OPSEU/SEFPO joined fellow labour unions on the front steps of the Superior Court of Justice today to demand that the Ford government repeal Bill 124, as hearings for the constitutional challenge to the bill, brought forward by unions across the...


12 september 2022

22:34
Unifor Local 2000's bargaining committee has secured a tentative agreement with Purdy's Chocolatier during negotiations that went down to the deadline set by the union. "I'm proud of the solidarity and the work done by Local 2000 members to reach a...

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