Our History

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.

Latest News

Unifor supports Indonesia disaster relief with $70,000 donation

TORONTO, Oct. 11, 2018 /CNW/ – Unifor is supporting Oxfam and Save the Children’s disaster relief efforts in Indonesia with a combined $70,000 donation. “The scale of the damage from the earthquake and tsunami is massive,” said Unifor National President…

What new trade rules mean for Canada’s autoworkers

Message from Jerry Dias Over the past year, Canada, the United States and Mexico undertook a process to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (or NAFTA). Since 1994, NAFTA has proven to be a bad trade deal for working…

Statement on the Day of Remembrance and Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

On October 4, Unifor asks it members and allies to stand in solidarity with Indigenous families and communities to honour the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls whose lives have been cut short by violence. Countless families…

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