Union for Canada
Syndicat pour le Canada
||manufacturing (auto, aerospace, transportation and media to forestry and fishing
||CLC, IMF, ITF, IFJ
||Jerry Dias (Pres.)
||205 Placer Court, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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 300,000 workers and associate members in industries ranging from manufacturing and media to forestry and fishing, and is the largest private sector union in Canada.
The union elected Jerry Dias, a former union leader at de Havilland's facility in Downsview, as its first president on August 31, 2013.
Unifor members are found in 9 provinces:
- Globe and Mail negotiations brought in a three-year contract which is to end in 2017.
Newfoundland and Labrador