Local unions from across the country are endorsing Lana Payne for National President.
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Unifor local 1990 represents 1700 members at the Calgary Catholic School District and at the Conseil Scolaire Francosud in Alberta. These workers are dedicated members of the education community and have participated in many Unifor campaigns for worker’s rights. They are proud to announce they endorse Lana Payne for National President, Len Poirier for Secretary-Treasurer, Gavin McGarrigle for Western Regional Director, Dayle Steadman for Ontario Regional Director and Jennifer Murray for Atlantic Regional Director. Forward Together!
Unifor local 2300 is an amalgamated local representing Kitimat, B.C. municipal workers, gas workers, bus drivers and newly unionized security guards. It is a growing local with an appreciation of the lovely community its members call home. They are proudly endorsing Lana Payne for National President of Unifor.
Local 2301 representing more than 800 workers at Rio Tinto’s Kitimat Aluminum Smelter and Kemano Power Generating Facility in BC is a strong, independent-thinking local Union that believes in the power of the collective. Their motto is simply: Workers Deserve Respect. They confront power everyday by enforcing their collective agreement and demanding the highest health and safety standards for their members. They believe in building a Union based on integrity, accountability and by putting Local Unions at the heart of all decision-making. Unifor Local 2301 Executive are proud to endorse Lana Payne for National President of Unifor.
Unifor local 504 represents 2,300 Ontario workers in many sectors including health care, gaming, auto parts and industrial manufacturing, foundries, and warehousing. 504 received its first union charter in 1937 and is extremely proud of its strong, activist and labour movement roots in the Hamilton area. They are also proud to be moving Forward, together and endorsing Lana Payne, Len Poirier, Jennifer Murray, Dayle Steadman and Gavin McGarrigle as Unifor’s next national leadership team. Solidarity.
From Winnipeg, Local 341 represents 350 members in 5 shops that provide paperboard for food packaging from Graphic Packaging, gases for Air Liquide, fan fabrication from Northern Blower, herbicides and pesticides from Interprovincial Co-op, and bindery from Phil Mar Bindery. They proudly endorses Lana Payne for National President, Gavin McGarrigle for Western Regional Director and the full Forward Together team. Thank you and solidarity!
The United Fishermen & Allied Workers’ Union - UNIFOR is moving Forward Together and proud to endorse Lana Payne, Len Poirier, Gavin McGarrigle, Dayle Steadman, and Jennifer Murray as Unifor’s next national leadership team. Solidarity!
Unifor Local 585 proudly endorses Lana Payne for Unifor National President. Lana and the Forward Together team are the leadership our union needs to build power for workers across Canada. The NS local whose members are employed at Nustar Terminals. Today, the local is proud to endorse Len Poirier as Secretary-Treasurer, Jennifer Murray for Atl Regional Director, Dayle Steadman as Unifor Ontario Regional Director, and Gavin McGarrigle for Western Regional Director.
Local 2889 is an amalgamated local representing 400 members at CMC electroniques, Ultra electronics and newly unionized workers at Toromont industries. They are proudly endorsing Lana Payne as National President. Thank you and solidarity!
Local 3018 represents workers at Gibraltar Mine in south-central BC. The local stands to promote the movement of improving the everyday lives of all working people. Today they are proudly endorsing Lana Payne as President and Len Poirier as Secretary-Treasurer. They believe every worker deserves to return home from a work environment free from harassment and discrimination, that workers deserve to work in a healthy and safe work place and that every worker has the right to full and complete compensation for work performed. Solidarity!
Local 11 represents Unifor members at Papier Masson Ltée, a division of White Birch, in Gatineau, Québec. The local proudly endorses Lana Payne for National President. Thank you and solidarity!
Unifor Local 4207 represents 350 automotive parts workers at Westcast Industries in Wingham, Ontario. They are proudly endorsing Lana Payne for National President and Len Poirier for National Secretary-Treasurer. Thank you and solidarity!
Local 6003 represents over 650 members in Quebec in 16 different units. A large portion of those members work for Bell Canada. They are currently in bargaining and local 6003’s president, Steve Couillard, continues the fight at the bargaining table
Unifor local 26-A represents a group of workers at Outardes mill in Quebec. They are proud to say they are endorsing Lana Payne for National President. Thank you and solidarity!
Unifor local 183 represents a group of workers at the Temrex mill in Nouvelle, Quebec. They join many other paper workers across the country in proudly endorsing Lana Payne for National President. Thank you and solidarity!
Unifor local 22 represents a group of workers at the PF Resolu mill on the North Shore in Quebec. They are proud to say they are endorsing Lana Payne for National President. Thank you and solidarity!
Local 2799 represents workers at Groupe Lacasse. Located in Saint-Pie, Quebec, Groupe Lacasse is a furniture manufacturer and employs over 220 workers. Today they proudly support Lana Payne as Unifor National President. Thank you and solidarity.
Unifor local 4211 represents a group of workers at the St Lawrence Seaway, one of Canada’s most important connections to the world economy. They proudly join their friends from local 4212 in endorsing Lana Payne for National President.
Local 9114 represents the workers of Prévost. They build intercity buses as well as motorhomes. They’ve been in operation for 98 years. More than 750 members are represented by this local in the greater Quebec City region and in points of service elsewhere in la belle province.
Unifor local 4212 represents 130 members working at the St Lawrence Seaway, including workers along the Welland Canal in Ontario. The St. Lawrence Seaway is a vital link to the rest of the world for much of the Canadian economy. The local union has long advocated to ensure there are qualified workers at each lock to maintain the safety of both the Seaway and the communities through which it flows. They are proud to endorse Lana Payne for National President. Thank you and solidarity!
The Executive Board of Unifor Local 4268 is proud to unanimously endorse Lana Payne for President of Unifor and our former four (4) term local president Len Poirier for Secretary-Treasurer of Unifor. Our Local is 1700 members strong and has had a long and rich history as CBRT&GW, CAW and now Unifor. The local has been and continues to be a strong voice and advocate for all workers in school busing (Stock Transportation and First Student), the waste and recycling sector (Waste Management, GFL and Waste Connections) and in transportation logistics; trucking, cross docking and warehousing (Xepa and Penske). Respectfully, signed Debbie Montgomery (President) along with the complete Executive Board.
Local 503 represents 102 members working at Excelitas in Vaudreuil-Dorion. They produce technological and specialized components. They are proud to support Lana Payne as National President of Unifor
Unifor Local 350 represents 213 members at Coca Cola in Edmonton, Alberta. They proudly announce they are joining their union brothers and sisters at Pepsi in endorsing Lana Payne as National President.
“Building solidarity amongst our Union is key to our success and effectiveness and can only be achieved by electing a strong, fierce leader, that is why as a collective, we wholeheartedly put our support behind Lana Payne," stated Brendan Alseth, president of Local 350.
Local 1103 members work at De Luxe papier produits inc. and manufacture specialized packaging, particularly used in the food industry. The local is very active in Unifor activities and enthusiastically supports Lana Payne as National President.
Local 648 represents members working at Mitchell Lincoln Packaging. They produce a wide variety of cardboard products including various types of boxes and displays.
Local 4004 represents more than 800 members at CN & VIA Rail in Québec. The local has a long history of representing railway workers and is prepared to be part of the fight to get Canada back on track. Local 4004 endorses Lana Payne as National President.
Local 93 represents workers at Bell Technical solutions in the greater Quebec region. They are proud to support Lana Payne as National President of Unifor.
Local 80 represents workers of Bell Technical Solutions located in the Outaouais region. They are proud to support Lana Payne for national president of Unifor.
Local 1410 members were looking to join forces with a powerful national union and voted to merge with Unifor in 2015. Today Unifor Local 1410 represents 192 workers at the Pepsi bottling plant in Calgary and the distribution centers in Medicine Hat and Lethbridge.
Local 1520 represents members employed with Maritime Paper in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Today, they proudly join with other Atlantic locals to endorse Lana Payne and join the fight for a stronger union for everyone - with everyone.
Local 98 represents over 1100 technicians working for BTS in the greater Montreal area. They believe in a leadership that is strong, honest and that listens to it’s members. They are very proud to endorse Lana Payne as national president of Unifor.
Local 1971 represents more than 200 workers employed at Sobeys in Sydney and Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia. The local’s members intimately understand the importance of Unifor’s leadership and continued response in defending workers throughout this pandemic.
Local 410 is a Newfoundland and Labrador telecommunications local representing more than 400 workers employed with Bell. Local 410 proudly endorsed one of their very own, the fierce and principled Lana Payne, for Unifor National President.
Local 79 is located in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC and represents nearly 400 members working in telecommunications, as building technicians and vehicle mechanics.
Local 50 represents workers from Kruger in Gatineau. Local 50 is very involved in Quebec council committees, mobilizing and helping other local unions.
Local 1688 represents drivers at Blueline, Capital and Westway taxis in Ottawa. This local of more than 600 Unifor members is active in the community and in union life.
Transport workers move our union forward! The nearly 300 road transportation members of local 1-VCTA out of British Columbia are proud to endorse Lana Payne as National President.
The members of Local 685 work at Genpak in Peterborough. The local has a history of political engagement and support for the broader labour movement in central Ontario.
Local 441-G is a Canadian media local with a long history of fighting for the rights of media workers in Newfoundland and Labrador. The local members are employed with Saltwire. The fight to save local news impacts all of us and is an essential component of a strong democracy.They are proud to join other Atlantic locals in supporting one of their very own reporters and columnists Lana Payne for Unifor National President.
The members of Unifor local 4342 work at Atlantis Transportation in Ontario.
Unifor local 691-G, this printing local represents 110 workers in Fergus, Ontario who work for RR Donnelly.
Unifor Local 2 is a New Brunswick forestry local whose members are employed at the St. Leonard Sawmill.
Unifor Local 523N is a New Brunswick forestry local whose members are employed at Lake Utopia Paper.
Local 4504 represents 300 members work as university clerks, library assistants and admin assistants and general labour, trades and allied services workers on the University of New Brunswick campus.
Local 4275 members work at the iconic Fairmont Hotel Van in Vancouver, British Columbia. These hospitality workers have endured challenging times throughout the pandemic, but today they welcome visitors back to their workplace.
Local 20MWF has a long history of fighting for members in shipbuilding, vessel repair, and offshore fabrication. Their history has helped establish and maintain a strong working middle class on the Burin peninsula of Newfoundland & Labrador.
Local 177 represents more than 100 members at the Ash-Grove cement plant in Joliette, Quebec. Illegally locked-out by the employer more than one year ago, these members still stand strong and remain resilient in the face of adversity.
Local 2215 in the Atlantic region represents members in aerospace overhaul and manufacturing. The local’s 450 members are employed at several locations at Halifax Stanfield International Airport & Hammonds Plains.
Local 601-N joins other New Brunswick forestry locals and proudly endorses Lana Payne for National President. Local 601-N members work at Irving Paper in Saint John, one of North America’s largest paper producer.
Unifor Local 1309 is a New Brunswick forestry local whose members are employed at the Irving Sussex Sawmill. This local joins with other forestry locals in proudly supporting Lana Payne.
Local 160 is a proud New Brunswick forestry local and member of the Unifor Skills Trade Council. They represent more than 200 members at AV Cell Atholville.
For more than 6 decades, Local 60N has proudly fought for worker rights on the West coast and in Central Newfoundland and Labrador. Their members are loggers and silviculture workers at Corner Brook Pulp and Paper.
Local 64 represents the largest forestry local union in Corner Brook, NL. Local 64 production workers are employed at Corner Brook Pulp & Paper.
Local 77Q is a composite local that represents members in telecommunications and building maintenance in the Mauricie region of Québec.
Local 3057 proudly represents nearly 1,000 members working mainly in the forestry sector in the Abitibi region of Quebec. They represent workers of 14 different units, including Resolute Forest Products and Uniboard, but also the workers of Eska Water.
Unifor Local 4304 out of Kitchener, Ontario, represents 900 members at Grand River Transit and Great Canadian Coaches.
Local 4005 services members at Loblaw, CN, CNTL, Cummins, Discovery Centre, Loomis Express, NSFL staff, VIA Rail, Wayjax Equipment and the World Trade & Convention Centre in Halifax.
Local 1044 represents members in 28 workplaces from different regions of Quebec. Together, they campaign for the interest and respect of working people and for workplace safety
Local 4266 represents more than 600 members who work for armored trucks, school bus, impaired mobility bus companies, printing, packaging and more. The local stretches throughout Eastern Ontario.
Local 233 represents more than 500 members working for Rayonier Advanced Materials in Temiscamingue, Québec. This local, active in Unifor’s forestry sector, proudly endorses Lana Payne.
Unifor Local 4457 represents workers at DHL and Loomis Express in Southern Ontario. They proudly represent their members and work with others in the transportation sector.
Transport workers keep our union moving! Unifor local 69 based out of London Ontario represents workers at London Mel Hall Transport. They might be a small local, but together they move mountains.
Unifor Local 2022 represents members at Viterra and Greentone Enterprises. They are extraordinarily active in the union life of Unifor.
Local 1200 represents approximately 350 members at Uniboard’s Sayabec plant. We are happy to count on their support and that of their president Luc Daigle.
Unifor Local 40 represents 1500 members in a variety of sectors across the city of Toronto. The local and president David Amow always come out to rallies and gatherings in the city.
Local 62 represents 2,000 members at Bombardier and in the hospitality sector in Quebec.
Unifor Local 4550 services the Sheraton hotel workers of St. John’s, NL.. Their long and rich history of unionization dates back to the 1950’s and the strength of their solidarity has always prevailed.
Local 159 is a small, but mighty pulp and paper local. Its 159 members have been proudly engaged in packaging production for more than 40 years. In the last round of bargaining, the local won their fight once again to protect job classifications. They also added new jobs and more progressive contract language including introductory equity hiring language and paid domestic violence leave.
Local 111 represents nearly 4000 transit workers in BC. These members have been serving communities on the front line during the pandemic.
Local 445 in Edmonton, Alberta is an amalgamated local with nine units, including Saputo Dairy Products. The local and its president Guy Desforges are proud to give their support to Lana Payne as National President.
Unifor local 4451, based out of Stratford, Ontario, represents more than 350 workers at Cooper Standard Automotive.
Local 755, representing more than 385 members across Manitoba and Saskatchewan in retail, warehousing and transportation.
Local 4276 represents workers at the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, BC. The local and its president James Griffin play an active role in the community, and in Unifor’s hospitality sector.
For more than 50 years, the FFAW has played a vital role in shaping the economic, social and cultural landscape of Newfoundland & Labrador. They are thrilled to endorse their very own member Lana Payne.
Local 6001, representing more than 1000 members at Bell, actively participates in many campaigns and membership mobilization efforts.
Local 698, in Boisbriand, QC, represents 1400 workers and is an example of a diversified local union. Their members work in aerospace, auto, hospitality, food, security, and warehousing.
Local 4511 represents 1200 members in Quebec and has made organizing a local-wide priority. Recently, they welcomed a brand new unit of child care workers.
Local 1256 represents workers in 8 facilities in Oakville, Burlington, Mississauga & Toronto. The local has proudly represented its members for over 60 years.
Unifor Local 8300 actively represents more than 2000 members in Ontario who work in a variety of industries, including health care, industrial cleaners, food, cemeteries and more.
Local 700 of Valleyfield, QC represents more than 1400 members across 35 units. President Alain Daigle ensures that members benefit from a strong organization and outstanding services.
Representing approximately 4000 workers throughout British Columbia and Alberta, Unifor local 114 is proudly supporting Lana Payne for National President.
From Montreal, Local 522 represents over 500 members in the aerospace industry. In the past years, they have been especially active in the francization of workplaces in Québec.
Live from Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, here comes the endorsement from Local 972! This very dynamic local and president Archie MacLachlan proudly represent workers at the Port Hawkesbury Paper mill, and they’re on team Lana Payne for President!
Local 88 out of Ingersoll ON has officially endorsed Lana Payne for President. This local has a proud history in Unifor’s auto sector, is a strong community leader and represents workers at GM CAMI.
Local 510 represents almost 3,000 members in 11 units, the largest being Pratt & Whitney. They are always ready to support their union colleagues in their many struggles.
Local 506 represents hundreds of Bell Aliant workers in New Brunswick. The activist local goes above and beyond to keep members engaged in many of our union’s campaigns. They proudly endorse Lana Payne for National President.
Local 299 is Québec’s largest local, and represents workers in more than 50 workplaces. Their strength is to unite thousands of members and to offer them a strong local union to represent them.
In Kitchener-Waterloo, local 1106 represents more than 4000 members in health care and manufacturing. These hard-working members have been on the frontline of the pandemic for more than 2 years.
MWF Local 1 represents more than 1000 members at Halifax Shipyard. They were the first local to proudly endorse Lana Payne for National President.