International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

On May 15th 2019 the Members from Brampton Assembly Plant Unifor Local 1285 volunteered their time to raise awareness about the recognition of International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia taking place on May 17th 2019. Along with handing out educational literature and selling Union Local 1285 Hoodies they also gathered signatures for a petition against the blood ban.

Thank you everyone who participated and for all those who volunteered to raise awareness for this important event.

GM announces $170M investment in Oshawa plant that will save 300 jobs

General Motors Canada says it will invest $170 million in its Oshawa, Ont., plant to transition the facility from manufacturing vehicles to stamping, sub-assembly and autonomous vehicle testing.

GM Canada president Travis Hester says the move will save 300 of 2,600 union jobs at the plant.

Hester made the announcement this morning in Toronto alongside Unifor national president Jerry Dias at a news conference. He said the transformed plant will have the potential to grow and attract more jobs as the facility attracts new customers.

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