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Canada’s unions are standing with workers and their families during this unprecedented pandemic.

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.

UAW Region 1 is pleased to announce that scholarships are available to those students who are children or grandchildren of UAW Region 1 local union members and are graduating from high school this

6-04-1980 The Canadian Farmworkers Union holds its Founding Convention at Douglas College and delegates elect FWOC President Raj Chouhan as CFU president. The CFU is Canada's first agricultural workers union. [more]

JOINT STATEMENT OF UAW PRESIDENT GARY JONES AND UAW VICE PRESIDENT TERRY DITTES ON GM HAMTRAMCK ANNOUNCEMENT OF CONTINUED OPERATION

“For the UAW brothers and sisters at Hamtramck, today is a sense of relief for their families and the community. The UAW welcomes today’s announcement that Hamtramck production will continue. 

No matter when you are buying a new vehicle or for what purpose, you have the opportunity to use this substantial buying power to support working people.

January 31, 2019

(TORONTO, ON) – The Ontario Federation of Labour demands that the Premier throw out the draft legislation leaked today and scrap all plans for the privatization of health care in Ontario. The leaked draft includes the government’s plan for creating a super-agency with extraordinary powers over the delivery of health care across Ontario.

This month in labour history

3-02-1939 421 members of the Mackenzie-Papineau battalion disembark at Halifax. Of the 1,300 who fought fascism in the Spanish Civil War (1936-39), half of them had been killed. Most Mac-Paps had been recruited by their unions and were union activists. [more]

We want your ideas on how to increase the supply of housing.

Consultation closing date: January 25, 2019

Ontario Housing Supply survey