Labour News

An employee at Chrysler Group LLC’s Sterling Heights Assembly Plant (Mich.) installs the front seat of a Dodge Avenger. Built in 1953, the plant currently assembles the Chrysler 200, Chrysler 200 Convertible and Lancia Flavia, in addition to the Avenger, on two shifts. FCA has announced a $1.48 Billion expenditure for retooling the plant to build the Ram 1500.Photo courtesy of FCA US.

Ontario Suffering Poor Labour Market

(WINDSOR, ON) – Ontario’s job-creation and labour market performance ranks poorly when compared to other Canadian provinces and US states. It also trails far behind…


Windsor skyline Chrysler Caesars CIBC

Windsor Misses Top 50 List

(WINDSOR, ON) – A new study shows Windsor is not among the Top 50 cities in Canada offering job opportunities with Canada’s hottest job markets…



The main entrance to St Clair College's main campus is seen in this file photo from 9 November 2016.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

College Workers Ratify Four Year Deal

(WINDSOR, ON) – Support staff at St Clair College, as well as Ontario’s other 23 public colleges, have ratified a four-year extension to their collective…


The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and Premier of Ontario, Kathleen Wynne, joined Unifor officials including national president Jerry Dias during the Ford of Canada investment announcement at the Essex Engine Plant in Windsor, Ontario, on 30 March 2017. Photo by John Skinner.

Unifor To Celebrate Navistar Victory

(CHATHAM, ON) – Unifor is planning a celebration on Saturday after what it calls a major victory for Chatham workers who once were employed by…


Union Wants Institutional Searches

(TORONTO, ON) – Warren (Smokey) Thomas, the president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union is demanding that Ontario’s Corrections Minister, Marie-France Lalonde, intervene in…



The Superstore on Dougal Avenue in Windsor is seen in this file photo from 16 August 2017.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Unifor Outs Grocery Execs

(WINDSOR, ON) – Unifor is disappointed that some company executives, with operations in Windsor, are complaining about the province of Ontario’s plan to bring in…


Unifor's national president, Jerry Dias, says that Heligear, the parent of Northstar Aerospace in Milton, ON, needs to rectify the 24 per cent shortfall in pension funding at the plant. Unifor workers took control of the facility in August 2017 to force their demands.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Unifor Takes Over Northstar Milton

(MILTON, ON) – Members of the Unifor labour union have taken over the Milton operations of a company that has a local operation. Unifor members…


LiUNA local 625 is looking to hire up to 500 skilled trades and labourers and is hosting a series of job fairs starting 14 June 2017 to identify potential workers.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Workforce WindsorEssex Finds Many Job Openings

(WINDSOR, ON) – Workforce WindsorEssex, the region’s local employment planning council, has sorted through job postings, comments from a May summit, local news, employer surveys,…