Busy Political Season Ahead As Parliament Reopens

Busy Political Season Ahead As Parliament Reopens

Jerry Dias  01.26.2017
Federal politicians of all stripes have been locked behind closed doors the last couple of days, preparing for what could be one of the...
We Must Keep Pushing Back As Trump Becomes President

We Must Keep Pushing Back As Trump Becomes President

Jerry Dias  01.18.2017
At noon this Friday, what was once thought impossible is scheduled to happen -- Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of...
Canadian Auto Industry Is Back On The Right Path

Canadian Auto Industry Is Back On The Right Path

Jerry Dias  11. 9.2016
Unifor has done more in the last three months to secure the industry's footprint in Canada and offer a brighter future for autoworkers,...
Belgium's Vote Is Proof Small Acts Of Bravery Can Halt CETA

Belgium's Vote Is Proof Small Acts Of Bravery Can Halt CETA

Jerry Dias  10.19.2016
I applaud their efforts for taking action to stand up for the principle of fairness. They believe in trade, knowing that the factories...
With Each Deal, More Canadian Jobs Are Secured

With Each Deal, More Canadian Jobs Are Secured

Jerry Dias  10.13.2016
The stability of the auto industry in Canada became much more secure this week with Unifor's new collective agreement with Fiat-Chrysler....
Fiat Chrysler, Unifor Avoid Strike By Minutes

Fiat Chrysler, Unifor Avoid Strike By Minutes

CP  10.11.2016
Unifor president Jerry Dias says it mirrors the one reached with General Motors on Sept. 20.
Unifor Deal Created Real Jobs And Pensions Where None Existed

Unifor Deal Created Real Jobs And Pensions Where None Existed

Jerry Dias  09.30.2016
It is all too easy to talk about principles when you don't have to look into the eyes of a young person and explain why your ideals are...
Unifor Gets It On Pensions, Why Don't Our Public Sector Unions?

Unifor Gets It On Pensions, Why Don't Our Public Sector Unions?

Aaron Wudrick  09.27.2016
Take the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW), which recently reached a tentative agreement with Canada Post. Even though Canada Post...
Strike Averted: GM, Unifor Reach Tentative Deal

Strike Averted: GM, Unifor Reach Tentative Deal

CP  09.20.2016
The four-year pact covers about 4,000 autoworkers in Ontario.
Short And Shallow TPP Report Fails To Address Canadian Jobs

Short And Shallow TPP Report Fails To Address Canadian Jobs

Jerry Dias  09.14.2016
There is no look at intellectual property rights and what the deal means for drug prices or the potential for setting up a much-needed...
Why We Are Prepared To Stage Strike At GM If Detroit 3 Deal Fails

Why We Are Prepared To Stage Strike At GM If Detroit 3 Deal Fails

Jerry Dias  09. 8.2016
I can tell you I have weighed the decision to focus the 2016 negotiations on General Motors (GM) very carefully, and only after a great...
It's Time For Automakers To Invest In Canada

It's Time For Automakers To Invest In Canada

Jerry Dias  08. 3.2016
In one week, Unifor will begin its first-ever round of bargaining with the Detroit Three automakers in what may be the most important round...
Trudeau Needs To Stand Up To 'Good Friend' Mexico

Trudeau Needs To Stand Up To 'Good Friend' Mexico

Jerry Dias  06.29.2016
I have made no secret of my respect for our new prime minister, especially after the disdain I held for his predecessor. That's why it...
Bombardier Moves Canadian Jobs To Mexico, China

Bombardier Moves Canadian Jobs To Mexico, China

CP  06.21.2016
Reaches deal with union Unifor over job reductions.