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Founded 2013
Members 310,000
Affiliation CLC, IMF, ITF, IFJ
Key people Jerry Dias, president
Office location 205 Placer Court, Toronto, Ontario
Country Canada
Website www.unifor.org

Unifor (Union for Canada) is a trade union in Canada, launched in 2013 as a merger of the Canadian Auto Workers and Communications, Energy and Paperworkers unions. The new union consists of 310,000 workers and associate members in industries ranging from manufacturing and media to forestry and fishing, and is the largest private sector union in Canada.[1]

The union elected Jerry Dias, a former union leader at de Havilland's facility in Downsview, as its first president on August 31, 2013.[2] In 2016, Dias was chastized by some including Thomas Mulcair, leader of the NDP and other union leaders, for his donation to the leadership candidate of the Conservative party Kellie Leitch.[3]


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