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In 1939, the Union had not yet succeeded in organizing Ford. Growth of the Union had stalled after the early successes of 1936 and 1937.

Our History

In 1957, the need for the trades to have control over their own bargaining demands was formerly written into the UAW constitution as "separate ratification rights."

Our History

In 1966, separate ratification was strengthened and clarified to ensure that if either group (Skilled Trades or Production) rejected, there was no agreement.

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A message from Jerry Dias

A message from Jerry Dias

Hello all, I’m excited to tell you that international recording artist Sting and the cast of ‘The Last Ship’ will perform in solidarity with GM workers this Thursday at the Tribute Communities Centre in downtown Oshawa. The free event will…

Henderson: It’s a relief to see someone stand up to GM over plant closures

Sisters and Brothers, As you know, we are in the fight of our lives as we campaign to #SaveOshawaGM. This column in the Windsor Star marks a pivotal point in the campaign to convince GM to reverse its decision on…

Black History Month Unifor members speak on activism

Black History Month Unifor members speak on activism

Each week throughout Black History Month we will profile a members from across the country, highlighting their activist contributions and those who inspired them. Arlette Magbity is a young, passionate activist who has been working for Suncor Energy Inc. since…