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4 may 2022

16:22
Unifor launched a comprehensive campaign to show members the damage of Doug Ford's government and empower workers to vote for a better Ontario. ...

12:05
Three former U.S. Transportation Secretaries and a number of influential labor unions, progressive organizations and businesses have signed a letter urging State Senate and Assembly leaders to approve $4.2 billion in bond funding for the California...

10:00
Economic activity in the services sector grew in April for the 23rd month in a row ? with the Services PMI® registering 57.1 percent ? say the nation's purchasing and supply executives in the latest Services ISM® Report On Business®....


3 may 2022

13:04
The ACA's Board of Directors are delighted to announce ratification of the new agreement recently reached with ACTRA, which provides stability to the industry for the next year. Pending ratification of the agreement by ACTRA's members, the agreement...

11:02
Unifor has re-issued its call for the Saskatchewan government to immediately increase minimum wage to at least $15 per hour to match neighbouring Alberta....


2 may 2022

16:39
Unifor welcomes today's announcement that funding for Stellantis Windsor, Brampton and related technology facilities will top $3.6 billion with federal and provincial government support, securing good union jobs and a bright future for autoworkers...

13:00
The United Steelworkers (USW) said that on May 3, 2022, the union will sponsor a demonstration in support of members of Local 12-5 on strike against Chevron at the Milken Institute's 2022 Global Conference, where Chevron Executive Vice President Mark...

10:00
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in April, with the overall economy achieving a 23rd...


1 may 2022

08:44
Yum China Holdings, Inc. (the "Company" or "Yum China", NYSE: YUMC and HKEX: 9987) today announced at a special event in Shanghai a series of corporate citizenship initiatives under the theme of "Million Thanks, Million Gifts" to express gratitude to...


29 april 2022

15:59
The Association québécoise des techniciens et techniciennes de l'image et du son (AQTIS), IATSE Local 514, affiliated with the FTQ, has responded to Bill 35, reforming legislation on the status of the artist in Quebec, tabled earlier this week. While...

14:50
OPSEU/SEFPO's leaders say the Ford government must address many unanswered questions surrounding its budget announcement to cut government jobs in the Greater Toronto Area. OPSEU/SEFPO President JP Hornick says it's irresponsible to put a vague...

06:00
OPSEU/SEFPO's leaders say public sector heroes and front-line workers who helped Ontario through the pandemic should be rewarded, not robbed by the Ford government.   OPSEU/SEFPO President JP Hornick says the budget is filled with public money...


28 april 2022

19:14
OPSEU/SEFPO's leaders say public sector heroes and front-line workers who helped Ontario through the pandemic should be rewarded, not robbed by the Ford government.   OPSEU/SEFPO President JP Hornick says the budget is filled with public money...

18:42
Health Canada announced their approval of the Canadian Blood Services' (CBS) move to behaviour-based screening questions for blood donations, ending the homophobic blood ban....

17:53
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) says the Ford government's provincial budget fails to present Ontarians with meaningful solutions to rebuild our health-care system after two years of a pandemic that has devastated Ontario's health workforce....

16:39
Unifor is disappointed by Northern Pulp parent company Paper Excellence's decision not to make a special pension payment for its workers in today's British Columbia Supreme Court filing....

14:48
The Medical Laboratory Professionals' Association (MLPAO) has been awarded funding to train 50 Internationally Educated Medical Laboratory Technologists (MLTs), who will attend Anderson College's Medical Laboratory Technology Bridging Program....

10:12
The Samuel De Champlain Bridge will light up in purple, from sunset to 10 p.m. this evening, to recognize the National Day of Mourning. This special illumination honours Canadian workers who have lost their lives or suffered mental or physical harm...


27 april 2022

15:22
School bus drivers at Stock Transportation in Toronto have voted to provide a strong mandate in support of strike action if the company fails to reach a tentative agreement by the negotiation deadline of 12:01 a.m. May 6, 2022....

12:28
Over the past two-and-a-half years, Ontario healthcare workers have led the way in keeping Ontario safe from the COVID-19 pandemic. Through these difficult times, they have been selfless, constantly putting others' wellbeing ahead of their own....

10:30
As promised, the National Police Federation (NPF) today released its final report on its Keep Alberta RCMP community engagement tour held early this year, titled Your Police ? Your Future: Listening to Albertans. In it, we outline the reason for...

06:00
Seamus O'Regan Jr., Minister of Labour, will deliver remarks addressing labour mobility and the role of workers in facing challenges. Minister O'Regan will be available to take questions from media following his remarks.  Please note that all details...

06:00
Seamus O'Regan Jr., Minister of Labour, will deliver remarks addressing labour mobility and the role of workers in facing challenges. Parliamentary Secretary Irek Kusmierczyk will make an announcement on behalf of Minister Qualtrough, regarding new...


26 april 2022

22:38
The Directors Guild of Canada, BC District Council (DGC BC) today issued strike notice to the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers and the Canadian Media Producers Association-BC. The announcement comes following DGC BC's first-ever...

20:40
Approximately 160 Unifor Local 1859 members at auto parts manufacturer THK Rhythm Automotive ratified a collective agreement today, ending a three-day strike at the plant. ...

15:59
Seamus O'Regan Jr., Minister of Labour, will deliver remarks addressing labour mobility and the role of workers in facing challenges. Minister O'Regan will be available to take questions from media following his remarks.  Please note that all details...

13:20
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) is now offering card check services at no charge in support of its mission to promote the development of sound and stable labor management relationships, and in response to Executive Order 14025...

12:59
Registered nurses from Baystate Franklin Medical Center, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, will deliver a community petition on Wednesday, April 27 to Baystate Health Board of Trustees Chair Robert Bacon in Westfield seeking...

10:14
Nurses Alarmed by Move to Illegally Force Hundreds of Nurses to Accept a Major Change in Working Conditions Without Regard for Its Impact on Nurses Family Life and Ability to Practice Safely Under Such Conditions "This is a callous move to force...

06:00
Seamus O'Regan Jr., Minister of Labour, will deliver remarks addressing labour mobility and the role of workers in facing challenges. Parliamentary Secretary Irek Kusmierczyk will make an announcement on behalf of Minister Qualtrough, regarding new...


25 april 2022

20:43
Seamus O'Regan Jr., Minister of Labour, will deliver remarks addressing labour mobility and the role of workers in facing challenges. Parliamentary Secretary Irek Kusmierczyk will make an announcement on behalf of Minister Qualtrough, regarding new...

18:18
Teamsters Local Union 362, which represents approximately 7,000 workers throughout Alberta and the Northwest Territories, has filed an application with the Alberta Labour Relations Board to certify a vote for union representation at the Amazon...

16:42
County workers are urging the Board of Supervisors to address Contra Costa's staffing crisis, as hundreds of workers plan to march to the Board of Supervisors on April 26, during the regularly scheduled Board meeting. The march will include workers...

14:57
Teamsters Local 1932, a labor union of over 14,000 members across Southern California's Inland Empire region, has announced the availability of twenty scholarships for a new cannabis cultivation training certification program based out of the...


22 april 2022

17:01
The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its annual national food drive on Saturday, May 14. NALC's food drive, which was first held in 1983, helps feed millions of Americans....

14:08
Today University of Minnesota (UMN) service workers represented by Teamsters Local 320 were joined at a rally by student and environment groups, including the Minnesota Student Association and UMN Students for Climate Justice. Together, they marched...

13:46
OPSEU/SEFPO President JP Hornick says the Ford government's boast of thousands of new long-term care beds is actually setting Ontario up for another tragedy like the one we witnessed during the COVID-19 pandemic.?   The government issued a statement...


21 april 2022

10:56
The registered nurses of Berkshire Medical Center, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, will share their experiences, and urge hospital owner Berkshire Health Systems to take necessary steps to recruit and retain...

07:00
Bitume Québec believes that a general strike by government engineers could only jeopardize the catching up of the maintenance deficit that the Quebec road network has been suffering for too many years and that, over the last few years, has...


20 april 2022

11:13
The newly-elected leaders of OPSEU/SEFPO say the Ford government has lost the confidence of public sector workers and will be held accountable in the June 2 provincial election.  President JP Hornick and First Vice-President/Treasurer Laurie...

06:00
Newly-elected OPSEU/SEFPO President JP Hornick and First Vice-President/Treasurer Laurie Nancekivell will deliver a "wakeup call" to Premier Doug Ford and his administration at a Queen's Park news conference this Wednesday. What:                     ...


19 april 2022

18:35
Alaska Airlines' 100 dispatchers, who are represented by the Transport Workers Union (TWU), have ratified a new five-year contract. The contract was approved by 81% of those employees who voted. The new contract includes increased pay with a mid-term...

15:14
Newly-elected OPSEU/SEFPO President JP Hornick and First Vice-President/Treasurer Laurie Nancekivell will deliver a "wakeup call" to Premier Doug Ford and his administration at a Queen's Park news conference this Wednesday. What:                     ...


18 april 2022

14:39
With over 90 percent voting in favor of representation, workers at the Rise Dispensary of Niles, Illinois have voted to join Teamsters Local 777. The dispensary is the first property owned by Green Thumb Industries (GTI) ? one of the largest cannabis...

11:08
The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 951 announced today that workers at Heritage Provisioning, a Battle Creek retail cannabis facility, became the first such group to authorize union representation in West Michigan....


14 april 2022

20:05
OPSEU/SEFPO President JP Hornick is expressing deep concern over the passage of Bill 106, the Pandemic and Emergency Preparedness Act, 2022, saying it has troubling implications for collective bargaining and pay equity. "Parts of this bill circumvent...


13 april 2022

05:10
Partner Communications Company Ltd. ("Partner" or the "Company") , a leading Israeli communications operator, reports that on April 12, 2022 the Company received notice of a labor dispute in accordance with the Settlement of Labor Disputes Law,...


12 april 2022

17:32
Unifor members at Acadia Toyota in Moncton, N.B., ratified an agreement today with their employer, ending a five-day strike. "We are...


11 april 2022

20:32
Over 200 frontline long-term care workers will take their voices to long-term care and retirement home operator Chartwell's head office on Equal Pay Day ? Tuesday, April 12 ? to demand respect, protection, and fair and equal pay for healthcare...

08:00
Three unions negotiating with the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) to resolve the ongoing hospital staffing crisis, job safety concerns and pandemic-related mental health supports, today launched a province-wide television advertising blitz to fix...

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