Events

Unifor is fighting for the future of auto in Canada

As a valuable Toyota employee, Unifor wants to keep you informed on what the union is doing to secure the future of Canada’s auto sector.

Currently Unifor is in bargaining with the Detroit Three – Fiat Chrysler, Ford and GM unionized plants. Discussions are currently focused on GM. As the union that represents auto workers in Canada, Unifor selected to meet […]

By |September 19th, 2016|Events, Leaflets, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rally planned as union activity increases

The Waterloo Region Record is reporting today that there has been increased interest among Toyota Team Members in joining Unifor since the company decided to move Corolla production to Mexico.

“The drive to unionize the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada plants in Cambridge and Woodstock is picking up steam,” the paper reported.

The newspaper also reported that there will be a planned Rally […]

By |May 26th, 2015|Corolla, Events, News|0 Comments

Unifor Family Fun Day and Rally

Unifor is holding a Rally and a Family Fun Day on Saturday, May 30 – to demand answers from Toyota about what is next for the Cambridge North plant, and to give Team Members and their friends and families something to look forward to after weeks of worry and speculation.

It’s been more than a month since Toyota decided to move […]

By |May 26th, 2015|Corolla, Events, Leaflets, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Corolla move boosts Unifor drive

The respected industry publication Automotive News is reporting today that Toyota’s decision to move production of the Corolla to Mexico is giving a boost to efforts to bring Unifor to the company’s plants.

“Here they are, sending the bread and butter to Mexico. It was an eye-opener,” Lee Sperduti, a team leader in the final assembly area of the Cambridge plant, […]

By |May 23rd, 2015|Corolla, Events, News|0 Comments

First town hall hears Team Members’ concerns

Team Members taking part in Unifor’s telephone town hall Sunday afternoon expressed deep concern about Toyota’s decision to move production of the Corolla to Mexico.

“People deserve real answers so they can plan their lives,” Unifor National President Jerry Dias said during the town hall.

In a survey conducted during the town hall, 90 per cent of those on the phones said […]

By |May 4th, 2015|Corolla, Events|0 Comments

Telephone Town Halls

Unifor is holding two telephone town Halls this coming Sunday, and the following Tuesday, to answer any questions Team Members might have about what Toyota’s decision to move production of the Corolla to Mexico means to them.

These meetings are being held by phone to enable more people to participate, since you can call in from anywhere to take part. With […]

By |April 29th, 2015|Corolla, Events, News, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Legal questions answered

Toyota Team Members deserve to know what their legal rights are, in the wake of Toyota’s decision to move production of the Corolla to Mexico.

And Unifor is providing the answers.

We put several questions to Unifor Lawyer Anthony Dale, who is also director of Unifor’s Legal Department. His answers are below.

You can also ask Dale more questions at two upcoming telephone […]

By |April 29th, 2015|Corolla, Events, News|0 Comments

Health and safety, right to refuse training

Unifor has set up a number of workshops in the coming weeks for Toyota Team Members, where you can find out more about your rights — particularly Health and Safety and your Right to Refuse.

The sessions are taking place at the Workers’ Action Centres set up by Unifor in both Woodstock and Kitchener:

Monday, April 6, 430pm-6pm at the Unifor Local […]

By |April 1st, 2015|Corolla, Events, News|1 Comment

Come join the Pride festivities!

Unifor is getting ready for a busy and exciting pride season. This year is an important and historic year for the LGBT members in Unifor. Not only is Toronto hosting World Pride, where thousands of people from all around the world will gather in the city, but it is the first opportunity that we have had to show off our […]

By |June 24th, 2014|Events, News|0 Comments

You’re invited to the Cambridge Canada Day Parade!

Unifor is proud to have a spot in the Cambridge Canada Day Parade, which takes place on – you guessed it! — July 1st!

On July 1st, Unifor members will meet between Noon and 12:30pm at 150 Chopin Street, Cambridge, ON. This address is a Beer Store, which will be closed for the holiday, and it has a good parking lot. From […]

By |June 20th, 2014|Events, News|0 Comments