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Celebrating labour solidarity on the picket line

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July 19, 2018
In a united fashion with other unions, community members and all of you, the union is putting on a bold defense for workers’ rights, strikes and to advancing an equity agenda. Plus there’s a whole lot more that happened this week, keep reading to find out how Unifor is making news.

 Whats-Hot
 82-Eng
Locked-out workers at Local 597 in Gander, Newfoundland win an important employment insurance fight.

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 Take-Action
 roundtable
To ensure a spot at Unifor’s Roundtable on Racism and Islamophobia you need to register for this pre-Canadian Council event.

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 In-the-news
 OPSEU
OPSEU and Unifor presidents advocate with members for striking health care workers at Port Arthur and Owen Sound clinics.

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 rec
Don’t miss the National Recreation conference! Learn how to set up a committee, run a recreation event and much more.

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 labour-rights
With the new Trans-Pacific trade deal Canada may have traded away the potential for stronger, enforceable labour rights.

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 sex-ed
Scrapping Ontario’s comprehensive sex ed leaves children at risk. Here’s how you can help do the right thing for kids.

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 harassment-training
Members and staff attended a week-long human rights training to take action on Unifor’s important equity agenda.

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 bargBargaining-Updates
The 12-week strike at an Ontario salt mine ends as Local 16-O members ratify new agreement with Compass Minerals.
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Eastern pattern reached with Resolute Forest Products, serving as a model contract for the sawmill industry in Quebec.
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After 20 days of negotiation and the employer refusing to budge, 105 members at Oldcastle in Quebec go on strike.

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Nova Scotia Council of Health Care Unions Bargaining Committee preps for mediation arbitration hearing on July 30.
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 In-case-you-missed-it
 Carabana
Cheer up, jump up, and play in style for Unifor at this year’s Toronto Caribbean Carnival parade.

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 Resources
 resourse
Ordering resources just got easier. Here’s the revamped order form for Unifor’s Anti-Harassment Poster and Buttons.

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