Unifor Local 191

23-1313 Border St, Winnipeg, MB   R3H 0X4   |   p. 1-204-949-2770 or 1-844-2255-191   f. 1-204-949-2778   e. unifor191@mymts.net   tw. @unifor191


Local 191 Free Press Members Approve New Contracts

The employees at the Winnipeg Free Press and the carrier force represented by CEP Local 191 voted in favour of a new five-year deal on Sunday that is effective July 1, 2013.

Local 191 & Free Press Reach Tentative Agreement

A tentative agreement was reached Tuesday night between Local 191 and the Winnipeg Free Press. Members of the bargaining committee are unanimously recommending acceptance to both inside workers and the carriers. The deals on behalf of 450 inside workers and 460 […]

Nine Sun Media units ratify central deal on wages, benefits and job security

4-Year Deal: 0,1,1.5 & 1.5 Nine Sun Media workplaces have ratified an historic deal negotiated for the first time at a central table. A tentative deal was reached Feb.14 and ratified at votes across Ontario over the last week of […]

Unions Are Under Attack

Unions Are Under Attack

By Cynthia Turner Secretary Treasurer, CEP Local 191 Where would Canadian workers be without unions?  Would we have an 8 hour workday?  Would we have Workers Compensation?  Would we get time and a half for over time?  Would we have […]

Dave Coles, CEP National President

Supreme Court decision latest attack on pensioners

CEP national president Dave Coles has commented on the recent Supreme Court decision on pension plans caught in bankruptcy proceedings. The news release is reprinted below. Also, Brother Coles penned an opinion piece that was recently printed in newspapers across the […]

Local 191 Scholarship Essay Competition

How Have Unions Affected Professional Sports? Once again, Local 191 is offering three post-secondary scholarships to all CEP 191 members in good standing and their children, and the children of retired 191 members. The scholarships are valued at $1,250 each […]

191 Member Gets National Appointment

Sister Trilbee Stirling has been recently appointed  to the CEP National Young Workers Committee.

191’s New Website

We’ve redesigned the Local’s website, making it easier to read, easier to update, and hopefully more relevant and useful to our members.

Press Release/Winnipeg Sun devastates newsroom

Nov. 13, 2012 As part of a massive layoff of one-third of its Canadian unionized workforce, Sun Media gutted its small Winnipeg Sun newsroom today by slashing six jobs, as well as cutting two in advertising.

Press Release/Free Press continues to cut jobs

Nov. 1, 2012 Free Press Continues To Cut Jobs As the Winnipeg Free Press launches its “new” Uptown product today five more workers from the old Uptown are out of work.