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Scholarships 2021

Unifor recognizes that the costs associated with post-secondary education is a challenge for many working-class families.  To assist in making education more accessible, we have established 28 scholarships of $2,000.00 each.  Five of these scholarships are administered by the Quebec Council with a separate application form (see  2021 Scholarship Application Important Dates March 22: …

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Tampon Tuesday

Tampon Tuesday

Download PDF Supporting women in need, PERIOD. Tuesday March 9, 2021 Contactless drive-thru at United Way 300 Giles Blvd East, Windsor, ON 3 – 8 pm. Enter parking lot on McDougall Ave. Exit on Giles Blvd. Drive up and drop off donations of menstrual hygiene products to support women in need in Windsor-Essex. Volunteers must …

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Special deliveries for frontline staff

“Unifor local 2458 is making a week’s worth of special deliveries of coffee and donuts for doctors, nurses and support staff at Windsor’s new field hospital as a sign of gratitude for the work they’re doing.” Please read the article by Rick Garton sourced from CTV Windsor Read Article

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Concerns about PSW safety and seniors

“The COVID-19 pandemic has personal support workers (PSWs) worried for their safety and the safety of the seniors they are working with.” Please read the article by CBC News Windsor sourced from CBC about Tulio DiPonti speaking on personal support workers’ concerns about their safety and seniors Read Article

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82 billion emergency response package

“Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced a massive $82-billion aid package to help Canadians and businesses cope with the global COVID-19 pandemic, including income supports, wage subsidies and tax deferrals.” Please read the article by Kathleen Harris sourced from CBC Canada about the 82 billion emergency response package for Canadians Read Article

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UNIFOR 2458 contract talks

“Contract talks have broken off between Unifor Local 2458 and representatives from Schlegel Villages.” Please read the following article sourced from AM800 by Rob Hindi about the UNIFOR 2458 contract talks: Read Article

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