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3 december 2021

14:30
Drivers and fleet maintenance workers at Nabis Cannabis have voted overwhelmingly voted to affiliate with Teamsters Local 630. They join a growing movement of cannabis workers throughout California who are unionizing with the Teamsters....

12:58
Members of Teamsters Local 533 employed by Keolis Transit, the contractor for the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC Washoe), have voted and ratified a new agreement after three unfair labor practice strikes and 60 days on the...

11:24
The United Steelworkers (USW) said that locked-out workers from the ExxonMobil oil refinery and blending and packaging plant in Beaumont, Texas, will rally at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, at the 2021 World Petroleum Congress at Houston's George...

10:00
Economic activity in the services sector grew in November for the 18th month in a row ? with the Services PMI® setting a record for the fifth time in 2021 ? say the nation's purchasing and supply executives in the latest Services ISM® Report On...


2 december 2021

19:55
The bargaining committee for more than 70 Unifor members doing the dangerous work of treating toxic waste have reached a tentative collective agreement with the employer at Clean Harbors....

19:16
A container truckers strike will be avoided as Prudential Transportation signed a tentative agreement with Unifor at the deadline today....

15:26
The Millwright Regional Council of Ontario congratulates Ontario Power Generation (OPG) on advancing their clean energy project and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy for being selected as the Small Modular Reactor technology partner....


1 december 2021

17:14
Stoneway Concrete drivers joined their Gary Merlino Construction (GMC) brothers and sisters on the picket lines today, beginning an Unfair Labor Practice strike over their Employer's failure to bargain in good faith. The group of nearly 100 concrete...

14:36
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA), the union representing 68,000 front-line registered nurses (RNs) and health-care providers, says it is 'unsurprised' by revelations in today's auditor general's report that confirm the province was unprepared to...

13:31
Employees at the e-commerce company Big Cartel today requested from their employer voluntary recognition of their union with the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Local Union 1010. A supermajority of workers at the...

10:00
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in November, with the overall economy achieving an 18th consecutive month of growth, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On...


30 november 2021

22:23
This morning, the Surrey Police Service announced the deployment of 29 officers who will ride along with Surrey RCMP Members on calls, operating under the command of the Surrey RCMP. The SPS had promised 50 officers by end of November and,...

20:43
Members of Teamsters Local 533 employed by Keolis Transit, the contractor for the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC Washoe), have reach a tentative agreement today after numerous stalemates and unfair labor strikes during the...

16:07
Teamsters Joint Council 39 has announced its re-election endorsement of Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul. Kaul has over 20 years of experience in the Wisconsin Court system, both as a prosecutor and a judge, and has committed to bring...


29 november 2021

20:46
Container truck drivers at Aheer and Prudential could be on strike as soon as December 3, 2021 after 72-hours notice was served today by Unifor....

18:06
Unifor Locals at Enbridge Gas Inc. have filed an application at the Ontario Labour Relations Board and filed a grievance in order to defend bargaining unit rights after learning that Enbridge Inc. is contracting out union work to a wholly-owned...


26 november 2021

14:10
Unifor applauds the introduction of legislation to provide 10 paid sick days for all federal private sector workers. "Today is a day...

13:47
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is joining nursing unions across Canada today in celebrating a long-fought-for victory to strengthen laws related to health-care worker assaults....

11:24
Following a unanimous rejection on Lennox and Addington Interval House (LAIH) employer's 'final offer' forced vote, striking shelter workers are united and ready to return to the bargaining table....

08:30
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA), the union representing 126 registered nurses and two nurse practitioners working tirelessly to care for their community, will enter into conciliation talks on Monday, seeking a respectful collective agreement...

05:43
LAVAL, QC, Nov. 25, 2021 The Société de transport de Laval (STL) deplores the fact that Laval transit users will bear the brunt of yet another strike called by the bus drivers' union and scheduled to take place on November 26 and 27. The union's...

05:30
As the holiday shopping season ramps up on Black Friday, Unifor has launched the 'Warehouse Workers Unite' campaign to improve working conditions for workers in warehousing, distribution and logistics facilities across the country....


25 november 2021

13:31
The Canadian union of postal workers (CUPW) and the Warehouse Worker Centre (WWC) join Progressive International in a global movement with worker, tech, and climate justice organizations and advocacy groups collaborating across borders to...

11:50
The Société de transport de Laval (STL) deplores the fact that Laval transit users will bear the brunt of yet another strike called by the bus drivers' union and scheduled to take place on November 26 and 27. The union's decision will result in...

10:00
A recent Pollara Strategic Insights survey concluded on the eve of the Government of Alberta's release of the Alberta Provincial Police Service (APPS) Transition Study and released today by the National Police Federation, reveals that 80 percent of...

09:30
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board, on behalf of its more than 175 members, urges all Canadians to work together to protect potato farmers in the wake of the decision earlier this week by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to suspend...

08:00
Registered nurses and health-care professionals will hold a rally tomorrow in Stratford outside MPP Randy Pettapiece's constituency tomorrow to call for the repeal of wage-suppression legislation, Bill 124....


24 november 2021

16:22
The provincial government has failed the B.C. workers by succumbing to pressure from employers to minimize paid sick days, says Unifor....

14:00
Registered nurses and health-care professionals will hold a rally tomorrow in Stratford outside MPP Randy Pettapiece's constituency tomorrow to call for the repeal of wage-suppression legislation, Bill 124....

10:00
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is raising the alarm about cuts to registered nurse (RN) positions that are risking resident safety at Cassellholme home for the aged in North Bay. Nurses have requested time to make a presentation to the home's...


23 november 2021

19:33
OPSEU/SEFPO is greatly concerned about a government plan to shift employment services from Ontario's 24 public colleges to other providers, including large for-profit American companies. The union, which represents the majority of staff at the...

17:56
Container truck drivers at two large Metro Vancouver port trucking companies voted overwhelmingly to strike if necessary to achieve a fair agreement, says Unifor. A strike could affect almost 200 truckers servicing the Port of Vancouver and threaten...

17:20
More than 40 civic, faith and government leaders today called on Giti Tire to stop mistreating workers at its Richburg, S.C., plant and instead show them the dignity and respect they deserve....

14:51
Over 100 drivers and mechanics who provide special needs student transportation for the Long Beach and Torrance Unified School Districts (LBUSD and TUSD) have voted by five-to-one margin to ratify their latest contract with Mission School...

14:11
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) will be watching tomorrow morning as Southlake Regional Health Centre makes its first court appearance in relation to the latest charges laid against the hospital under the Occupational Health and Safety Act....

06:11
Yesterday evening, the STL filed an application for a safeguard order against the bus drivers' union with the Tribunal administratif du travail (TAT) in respect to pressure tactics deemed illegal. These actions led to an unusually high number of...


22 november 2021

16:24
The DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Complexe Desjardins must immediately cease using the services of at least 11 strikebreakers, as ordered by a Tribunal administratif du travail judge on Friday, November 19. The judge found that the employer violated...

11:48
At 5:30am on Friday, November 19, pickets went up at Gary Merlino Construction plants in Renton and Seattle as workers walked off the job in an Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike. The strike was called after GMC management refused to bargain in good...

09:50
The workers responsible for treating toxic waste at Corunna's Clean Harbors site went on strike starting at 12:01 a.m. today. "Gender...

09:00
Some 18 workers from CAA stores in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph and London have been on strike since October 29. Wages are at the center of the dispute. The stores are understaffed and these...


20 november 2021

17:45
Unifor has elevated pay, benefits and working conditions for 1,000 warehouse workers at the Loblaw  Distribution Centre in Ajax, Ontario with the negotiation of a new four-year collective agreement....


19 november 2021

14:43
Today, workers at DHL-Semper Fi Logistics voted for representation by Local 344 by a 16-8 vote conducted by the National Labor Relations Board.  These delivery drivers and dock workers contacted Local 344 seeking improvements in their working...

11:44
The O'Brien-Zuckerman Teamsters United slate has been elected to lead the international union for the next five years. The candidates for General President, General Secretary-Treasurer, International Vice Presidents At-Large, International Trustees...

11:29
The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on the House's approval today of the Build Back Better Act (BBBA), which invests in hardworking Americans by helping them to better support their families....

06:00
The College Employer Council (CEC) has rejected the most recent offer put forth by OPSEU/SEFPO's faculty bargaining team, pushing staff and students at Ontario's 24 public colleges closer to a possible strike or lockout. ...


18 november 2021

21:16
The College Employer Council (CEC) has rejected the most recent offer put forth by OPSEU/SEFPO's faculty bargaining team, pushing staff and students at Ontario's 24 public colleges closer to a possible strike or lockout. ...

11:55
Today, Fédération des syndicats de l'enseignement and the Quebec Provincial Association of Teachers (APEQ-QPAT) signed the final version of the new 2020?2023 contract for the approximately 73,000 teachers they represent in Quebec, putting an end to...


17 november 2021

11:08
The Teamsters said today that lawmakers must push companies to improve wages and working conditions for truck drivers as they seek solutions to upgrade the movement of goods across the country instead of considering industry proposals like allowing...

11:03
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is heading to conciliation tomorrow in an effort to negotiate a new collective agreement for the dedicated and highly educated Public Health Nurses who provide services and care with the Leeds, Grenville and...

10:00
Rockline Industries announced that the Arkansas Department of Labor has recognized its Springdale, Arkansas campus with an award for exceptional safety, achieving 14 million safe work hours without a lost time accident (LTA) on Aug. 17, 2021. This...

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