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1 march 2022

12:17
Unifor is donating a total of $150,000 to the Red Cross to assist with its efforts to help the people of Ukraine following the Russian invasion....

10:00
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in February, with the overall economy achieving a 21st consecutive month of growth, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The...

06:43
The St. Vincent Hospital nurses cast an overwhelming vote on Monday to keep their union and representation by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, and with it, their new contract, which they had ratified on Jan. 3 following their historic 301-day...


28 february 2022

18:05
Negotiations between Unifor Local 1256 and Oakville Transit will resume Wednesday March 2, 2022, in the hope of ending ongoing strike action by transit operators and maintenance workers....

17:53
By letter dated February 24, 2022, the rail bargaining coalition made up of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division of the Teamsters Rail Conference and the Mechanical Division of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air,...


27 february 2022

20:30
ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada is proud to announce the renewal of the three collective agreements with its employees from the Contrecoeur-East and Longueuil complexes, and its offices. On Sunday, February 27, ArcelorMittal Long Products...


26 february 2022

08:10
Registered nurses at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, voted on February 25 to ratify their first union contract, which will empower them to provide safe, high-quality patient care by securing...


25 february 2022

16:51
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the union has reached tentative agreement on a new, four-year contract with Marathon that outlines a pattern for improving wages, benefits and working conditions throughout the industry during the course...

12:26
Members of Teamsters Local 174 met with federal mediators and Employer representatives yesterday in an attempt to navigate a path out of the 3-month labor dispute that has shut down the booming Seattle-area construction business. 330 Teamsters at six...

11:25
Teamsters Local 743 is demanding the University of Chicago Medical Center bargain in good faith and show its frontline workers the respect they deserve through a fair contract. Local 743 has met with UCMC negotiators 26 times since June 2021, and...

09:45
Less than 48 hours after an organizing victory at the Verilife Call Center in Schaumburg, Illinois, Teamsters Local 777 yesterday announced that Cannabis Consultants at Zen Leaf in Lombard, Illinois have voted overwhelmingly to affiliate with the...


24 february 2022

16:11
Canadian farmers and producers contribute nearly $140 billion to our national economy, and are responsible for more than 2 million jobs across the country. Even in the face of many challenges in 2021, Canadian farmers worked hard to ensure our...

09:22
With three months remaining until the provincial election, the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) is set to release its platform and nurses will discuss its recommendations with politicians from all political parties. The event will...


23 february 2022

20:48
Congratulations to the custodians, lead custodians, groundskeepers, caretakers, movers and President's House facilities coordinators employed by Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) that recently voted to join Teamsters Local 251. The vote was 52-4...

16:49
The 56 employees of Impact Justice, a criminal justice reform nonprofit, received from management today voluntary recognition of their union with OPEIU Local 29. "We are pleased yet unsurprised by our president's decision to do the right thing and...

16:46
Cannabis Support Center Specialists at the Verilife Call Center of Schaumburg, Illinois have voted unanimously to join Teamsters Local 777. The call center is the sixth Verilife location that has voted to affiliate with the union....

16:39
Workers from a heating oil supplier for New York City schools testified at a City Council hearing today about retaliation and mistreatment amidst a ten-month union strike. Teamsters Local 553 members from United Metro Energy (UMEC) called on New York...

14:39
Unifor Local 4268 has reached a tentative agreement with First Student on behalf of school bus drivers in the eastern Greater Toronto Area and Durham Region....

12:10
As federal, provincial and territorial justice and public safety ministers meet this week, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) reminds governments and the public about Bill C-3, legislation passed in December 2021 that aims to protect health care...

11:48
Local 952 is pleased to announce that Teamster Coach Operators have overwhelmingly ratified a new contract 465-30 with the Orange County Transit Authority. The new, 3-year agreement includes a signing bonus, competitive wage increases and important...

10:25
A supermajority of employees at Impact Justice (IJ) have formed Impact Justice United (IJU), and today requested from their employer voluntary recognition of their union with the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Local 29....


22 february 2022

22:06
After a long-expected "Hail Mary" attempt by the companies to forcibly end Union picketing, Teamsters Local 174 members are still holding strong on picket lines today as King County Superior Court Commissioner Mark Hillman's Temporary Restraining...

15:12
With three months remaining until the provincial election, the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) will release its platform and nurses will discuss its recommendations with the premier, deputy premier and leaders of the opposition...


21 february 2022

16:36
The COVID-19 pandemic has put unprecedented stress on emergency nurses and other health care providers, testing their resiliency and taking a toll on their collective mental health and well-being....

09:00
On the heels of Friday's rally in the heart of Whistler Village, Unifor Local 114 and B.C. Transit's third-party contractors will resume contract negotiations this week....


18 february 2022

15:24
The Association of Avocado Exporting Producers and Packers of Mexico (APEAM), announced that after a few days of intense work in collaboration with Mexican and United States authorities, as well as with the government of Michoacán, an agreement was...

14:50
Ontario college faculty have rejected a contract offer from their employer, and OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas hopes the result will trigger a return to the bargaining table.  "I am convinced a negotiated settlement is there and within...

12:04
This week, Ontario College full-time and partial-load instructors, professors, librarians, and counsellors voted on the employer final offer.  Of the 66% that voted, 62% voted to reject the employer final offer. This means that 41% of the bargaining...

11:42
Ontario's coroners have overwhelmingly voted in favour of joining forces with OPSEU/SEFPO and hope for quick recognition from the province. The Ontario Coroners Association (OCA) has not been able to negotiate good working conditions for its members...

10:29
A collective bargaining ordinance to be discussed next week by the City Council would help recognize the hard work of essential city employees, and it could save the city money in the long run if a national union health fund is negotiated for...

09:00
The region's transit workers and their supporters will gather in Whistler Village on the Family Day weekend to send B.C. Transit a message that workers and community members are united....


17 february 2022

13:34
Registered nurses at Milford Regional Medical Center (MRMC) will hold a rally and press conference to mark the one-year anniversary of nurses voting to join the Massachusetts Nurses Association and starting the process of negotiating a first union...

05:37
Picket lines went up at 5 a.m. today as Oakville Transit refused to table an acceptable offer to improve working conditions and wages for members of Unifor Local 1256 since receiving a 72-hour strike notice on February 14, 2022....


16 february 2022

17:17
Workers at the Enlightened Dispensary of Schaumburg, Illinois have voted overwhelmingly to join Teamsters Local 777. "This company's...

14:35
After a year of discussions, sub-standard offers, and a marathon, final bargaining session that went nearly 24 hours, Teamsters Local 952 is pleased to announce that they have reached a tentative agreement with the Orange County Transit Authority....

12:15
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that 55 members of Local 14919 began an unfair labor practice strike against Sherwin-Williams on Saturday, February 5, 2022, at the company's facility in Bedford Heights, Ohio....

12:03
The region's transit workers and their supporters will gather in Whistler Village on the Family Day weekend to send B.C. Transit a message that workers and community members are united....

10:51
Unifor members at Bell Canada opened negotiations with a united front and a demand to protect good jobs in the telecommunications industry....

06:00
On the 1st of February UBC Millwright Local 2309 received an Emergency Power Generator (EPG) unit from Ontario Power Generation (OPG).  The gas-turbine generator had been in service at the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station (DNGS) playing a vital...


15 february 2022

14:41
Unifor welcomes today's announcement by the federal government to lift several travel restrictions as of Feb. 28, 2022. "Canadians...

12:46
Putting employees first during challenging times has secured another top employer spot for Imperial Tobacco Canada. "We are thrilled...


14 february 2022

15:39
Unifor filed a notice of appeal to the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador in response to its recent ruling regarding Exploits Valley Air Services (EVAS) members....

12:55
Canadian Nurses Association, the national organization dedicated to championing nurses across Canada, today unveiled a massive, 28-storey reminder to people in Canada of the immense role nurses have played and continue to play amidst a continuing...

12:10
Unifor Local 1256 announced Monday it was giving Oakville Transit 72 hours' strike notice after the company's latest offer was rejected by its members....

10:00
United Steelworkers (USW) members and their allies will on Tuesday, Feb. 15 rally outside Marathon Petroleum's headquarters in Findlay, Ohio....


12 february 2022

14:43
OPSEU/SEFPO wants to meet with Premier Doug Ford to discuss a late Friday announcement that the province has reportedly agreed to pay a $5,000 dollar bonus to all front-line nurses....


11 february 2022

17:24
On February 1, Teamsters Local 1932 received voluntary recognition for emergency room clerks at Bear Valley Community Hospital. Previously, in November 2021, Local 1932 secured recognition for other groups within the facility, including medical...

12:32
The past two weeks have been challenging for Canadians across the country. This is true for RCMP Members who find themselves once again in the middle of difficult, and often highly politicized protests, while working around the clock to ease tensions...


10 february 2022

17:24
The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa regarding the ongoing blockade by the Freedom Convoy protest at the United States-Canada border....

16:28
Nearly 50 workers at two Stericycle-owned businesses that are represented by Teamsters Local 251 engaged in a practice strike demonstration at Stericycle and Shred-it locations early this morning....

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