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Workers won significant changes to the Labour Relations Act and the Employment Standards Act.We must now make sure workers know their rights under the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act.

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Canada’s unions are standing with workers and their families during this unprecedented pandemic. It’s time to support one another and join together to ensure that everyone receives the support they need to get through this current crisis. This portal will provide links to our latest statements and actions you can take right now.

https://canadianlabour.ca/home/covid-19-response/

Brothers and Sisters:

As the United States is faced with the concern of the new Coronavirus known as COVID-19, I feel it is important to speak to this topic with all our UAW membership.

I want to be very clear that we do not take this matter lightly. In detailing some important actions that our UAW is taking relative to the virus; I want to assure our brothers and sisters that we continue discussions daily to ensure the necessary steps are being taken to maintain a state of preparedness.

July 22, 2019

The layoffs will start with 185 jobs lost in September, with the possibility of more job losses in January 2020.

There’s a direct relationship between the ballot box and the bread box, and what the union fights for and wins at the bargaining table can be taken away in the legislative halls.

–Walter Reuther, UAW Constitutional Convention 1970