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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

Unifor continues its support for Toyota workers

Unifor pledges to continue supporting Toyota workers trying to organize after a first union vote took place at Toyota plants in Cambridge and Woodstock last week. Unifor had filed an application for certification to represent Toyota Maintenance workers, but the vote did not reach the required threshold.

This is the first union vote to be counted in the Toyota facilities. While […]

By |June 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It’s time to Vote Yes!

A unionization vote will be held for TMMC Maintenance (Skilled Trades) Workers on:

Friday June 24, 2016, 5:15am-9:45am; 5:30pm-6:30pm

Monday June 27, 2016, 5:15am-945am; 5:30pm-7:00pm

 

The Labour Board has ordered the votes to be counted June 29

 

The vote will be conducted by the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB). It will be a secret-ballot and is confidential. Labour Board rules stipulate that you must […]

By |June 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Unifor Application for Toyota Maintenance Workers

Unifor application for Toyota Maintenance Workers

CAMBRIDGE, June 17, 2016

Unifor has filed a unionization application for the maintenance employees of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. in Cambridge and Woodstock, Ontario. A majority of maintenance workers at three Toyota plants have petitioned the Ontario Labour Relations Board to conduct a secret-ballot vote to complete the union certification process.

“This is an […]

By |June 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Unifor Auto Council calls for new investment in Canada

Meeting in advance of the start of bargaining with the Detroit Three auto companies this summer, delegates to the Unifor Auto Council voted unanimously to make new investments in Canada, including new product allocations, the top priority of the talks.

To read to complete article please click here.

By |June 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Campaign Update: The Trades are Uniting!

Skilled Trades Team members at TMMC are exercising their right to form a union, and are well on their way to joining Unifor.

A few TMs in Cambridge and Woodstock may have already heard about this, so let’s address some of the issues involved.

We can expect TMMC to oppose this effort with high-priced lawyers and union-busting tactics. Unifor has its own […]

By |May 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|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

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

Corolla moves to Mexico

Toyota officially announced in Tokyo this morning that it is shifting production of the Corolla from Cambridge to Mexico.

The new plant is expected to open in 2019, and cost $1 billion.

The company also said its Canadian plants will focus on more expensive mid-sized vehicles.

To read more, click here.

For background on this story, including speculation about this decision over the past […]

By |April 15th, 2015|Corolla, Media, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

BACKGROUND — Canadians love their Corolla

The Corolla’s popularity in Canada has only grown since the company started manufacturing the vehicle in Cambridge in the late 1980s, as an article on wheel.ca, a division of the Toronto Star examines.

“Canadians have made the Corolla their own in many ways — from building the Corolla to the highest quality standards in the world, to buying them one million […]

By |April 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments