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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...


8 april 2022

19:12
Metro Ontario is pleased to announce that members of UNIFOR Local 414 have ratified a new four-and-a-half-year collective agreement. Full-time employees at the company's distribution centres in Toronto voted in favour of the new agreement, which...

14:34
The federal government has tabled a budget that lives up to its recent commitments to provide a dental care program as part of its "confidence and supply" agreement with the New Democratic Party (NDP). With funding promised to cover children under 12...

13:44
JP Hornick has been elected as the new President of OPSEU/SEFPO marking the first change in the union's presidency in 15 years....

12:10
The Directors Guild of Canada, BC District Council (DGC BC), announced today that in its first-ever strike vote, members and eligible permittee logbook holders have voted 92.2% in favour of a strike mandate. 86.2% of eligible voters cast a ballot in...

08:45
Teamsters Canada welcomes today's Federal Budget 2022, which includes strong measures for improved welfare of workers and families through accessible housing and affordable dental care, significant investments in training and job creation, and an...


7 april 2022

21:46
Unifor, Canada's largest private sector union, says Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland tightened the belt on workers in this year's federal budget....

17:59
With over 90 percent of those eligible in favor of representation, workers at the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) have voted to join Teamsters Local 730. With over one million residents served, WSSC is one of the largest water and...

13:50
Gig Workers United and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers condemn Bill 88, passed today by the Ford government, which modifies minimum employment standards for app-based workers. While the Ford Government touts items in Bill 88 ? regarding pay...

13:37
Teamsters Local 983 members have unanimously voted down the most recent contract proposal from Pocatello Ready Mix and authorized a strike if deemed necessary. The union has been in contract negotiations with the company for over four months....

11:20
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is concerned that removing the secret ballot vote from union certification will expose the process to intimidation and abuse.   "A secret ballot vote confirms a worker's real opinion about joining a union. If...

10:00
Economic activity in the hospital subsector grew in March for the 22nd consecutive month, say the nation's hospital supply executives in the latest Hospital ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued today by Nancy LeMaster, MBA, Chair of the...


6 april 2022

19:12
Workers in B.C. will have fewer barriers to unionization, thanks to new legislation introduced by the Horgan government today....

18:28
Davie Shipbuilding (Davie) today announced that 86% of its production workers, members of the Syndicat des travailleurs du chantier naval de Lauzon inc. (STCNL) affiliated with the Fédération de l'industrie manufacturière de la Confédération des...

12:50
Hundreds of delegates representing the more than 31,000 members of the International Union of Elevator Constructors (IUEC) recently convened in the nation's capital to vote on a new collective bargaining...

09:25
The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Sean O'Brien on the full Senate's consideration of D.C. Circuit Appeals Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court as the newest associate justice beginning this fall....

06:00
OPSEU/SEFPO kicks off its first Convention since the start of the pandemic and will hold elections for its top two positions. The union is holding its annual Convention April 6-9, its first in-person Convention since 2019. In-person events were not...


5 april 2022

16:44
Nearly 300 Unifor activists from across the Prairies will march to Union Station demanding the federal government reverse its plan to privatize the VIA Rail Windsor to Quebec City corridor....

16:39
The union representing thousands of Canadian journalists and media workers, welcomes the Online News Act which will ensure tech giants compensate Canada's newsrooms for reusing their reporting and production work. The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) says...

13:30
The United Steelworkers (USW) said that striking members of Local 12-5 will rally for a fair contract at Gate 14 of the Chevron refinery on the evening of Thursday, April 7, 2022....

11:00
Teamsters Local Union 362, which represents approximately 7,000 workers at 75 companies throughout Alberta and the Northwest Territories, has re-launched its efforts to secure employee sign ups at the Amazon Fulfillment Centre in Nisku, Alberta....

10:00
Economic activity in the services sector grew in March for the 22nd month in a row ? with the Services PMI® registering 58.3 percent ? say the nation's purchasing and supply executives in the latest Services ISM® Report On Business®. The report was...


4 april 2022

16:43
Unifor welcomes today's announcement that federal and provincial investments for General Motors have been finalized and will help secure a third shift at the Oshawa plant and Canada's first full assembly line retool to build electric commercial...

12:28
The Teamsters Union is applauding the work of the Biden administration during the past 90 days in making substantial progress towards addressing critical issues for drivers and those interested in a career behind the wheel....

12:00
The Directors Guild of Canada, B.C. District Council (DGC BC), has called a vote for a strike mandate. The call comes as year-long negotiations with the bargaining representatives of the producers, the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television...


2 april 2022

13:47
Metro Ontario Inc. regrets the decision made by its full-time distribution centres unionized employees represented by UNIFOR Local 414 to reject the Company's proposal and to go on strike, despite the fact that the union bargaining committee...

13:11
More than 900 full-time workers at Metro's Etobicoke warehouse distribution centre began strike action today after voting to reject a tentative agreement with the company. ...


1 april 2022

11:05
The United Steelworkers (USW) said that workers have ratified a new, five-year labor agreement with Kennecott Utah Copper Corporation, covering more than 1,300 hourly workers at the Rio Tinto subsidiary's mine in Salt Lake County....

10:00
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in March, with the overall economy achieving a 22nd consecutive month of growth, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The report...

07:07
Research shows that non-union construction workers are subject to greater safety risks at work than their union counterparts. In 2018, the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) released a report analyzing OSHA's 36...


31 march 2022

23:36
The bargaining committee for Unifor Local 1839 signed a tentative agreement with Belleville Transit before the midnight deadline avoiding strike action....

17:30
After nine months of negotiations, workers at Waste Management, Inc. (WMI) in Simi Valley, Calif. have voted by a 97 percent margin to ratify their first contract with Teamsters Local 186....

17:29
Today, the Power Worker's Union (PWU) released an independent analysis of the economic and environmental benefits that would result from the continued operation of Northwest Ontario's, 205 MW, renewable biomass-fueled Atikokan Generating Station...

11:07
More than 50 delivery drivers at US Foods have voted to join Teamsters Local 71 in Charlotte, N.C. The workers are seeking better pay, affordable health insurance, an end to favoritism, seniority, job security and respect....


30 march 2022

18:05
Today, dispatchers represented by Teamsters Local 25 in Boston voted unanimously to ratify a new four-year contract at Republic Services. The agreement was fully recommended by the bargaining committee and includes countless improvements. Most...

14:21
Workers at the Metro distribution warehouse in Etobicoke, Ontario are approaching a strike deadline of 12:01 April 1, 2022. "Metro...

14:20
Seasonal tire changes and other vehicle maintenance may be hard to schedule in the coming weeks if Moncton-area dealerships refuse to negotiate a fair deal with servicing staff....


29 march 2022

19:00
Canfor Pulp Products Inc. is announcing a minimum six-week extension of the curtailment of BCTMP production at Taylor Pulp due to the ongoing transportation shortages that have resulted in continued high finished product inventories at the pulp...

15:29
Striking shelter workers at the Lennox and Addington Interval House (LAIH) have accepted and unanimously ratified the employer's most recent offer, ending their 5-month long strike....

15:03
Today, the President and CEO of the Canadian Steel Producers Association, Catherine Cobden, released the following statement in response to the tabling of the Federal 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan in the House of Commons....

14:58
Stellantis N.V. and LG Energy Solution (LGES) announced they have executed binding, definitive agreements to establish the first large scale, domestic, electric vehicle battery manufacturing facility in Canada. The joint venture company will produce...

14:58
SEIU Healthcare, a union that represents 60,000 healthcare workers in Ontario, is calling on Inner City Health Associates (ICHA) to provide greater job security to nurses, as well a renewed funding from Ontario's Ministry of Health to avoid the cruel...

11:41
OPSEU/SEFPO has filed a certification application with the Ontario Labour Relations Board to unionize all Coroners who work for Office of the Chief Coroner. The roughly 300 investigative coroners voted overwhelmingly in favour of joining forces with...

09:53
Drivers and monitors at Durham School Services in Baltimore have voted by a 94 percent margin to join Teamsters Local 570. The workers provide student transportation services for Baltimore public schools....

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