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


Winnipeg Free Press Inside Workers Update/March 26

Members in various departments at the Winnipeg Free Press are in the final stages of selecting their representative for the ad hoc committee which will meet with the Company, as authorized by a special meeting of inside workers on March 5. […]

Jerry Dias vs ATU

Unifor national President Jerry Dias sets the record straight in a name-calling dispute with Amalgamated Transit Union president Larry Hanley. In a related matter, download the transcript of an Ontario Superior Court judge's ruling, which provides a glimpse to the infighting with […]

Winnipeg Free Press Inside Workers Update

Download This Update March 6, 2017 – Local 191 members employed at the Winnipeg Free Press authorized a local workplace committee to enter into discussions with management to explore options to secure the financial stability of the newspaper. By an […]

Setting The Record Straight — Update For Free Press Members

Download a pdf copy of this update January 27, 2017 – At the recent series of town hall meetings, publisher Bob Cox made several statements that require further clarification from the Local’s standpoint. Comments like, ‘There was no request to re-open […]

Update To Winnipeg Free Press Members, Week of Jan. 15

The following Update was distributed on Jan. 15 to Local 191 members at the Winnipeg Free Press. You can download a pdf copy. All of us working at the Winnipeg Free Press are keenly aware of the financial troubles the newspaper […]

Closed For The Holidays

Closed For The Holidays

The Local 191 office will be closed for the Christmas break, effective the end of the business day Friday, Dec. 23. The office will re-open Tuesday, Jan. 3. If you need immediate assistance during that time, contact your chapel chair/shop […]

Local 191 2016 Scholarship Essay Winners

Local 191 2016 Scholarship Essay Winners

The board of Unifor Local 191 is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Scholarship Essay Competition. Kaitlin Vitt, daughter of Debbie Vitt, Lord Selkirk School Division school bus driver. Chelsea Sanders, daughter of Carold Sanders, Winnipeg Free Press (Editorial) […]

Unifor’s Jerry Dias Proves He Can Settle As Well As Fight

Successful negotiations with the auto industry's Big 3 has renewed national focus on Unifor National president Jerry Dias. Read the recent Financial Post interview with the leader of Canada's largest private sector union (See what Jerry has to say about […]

Spying On Journalists Should Never Be Easy: Jerry Dias

Spying On Journalists Should Never Be Easy: Jerry Dias

TORONTO, Nov. 10, 2016 /CNW/ – The country's top media union is calling for strict measures to restrict the ability of police to put journalists under surveillance. "It is too easy to spy on journalists in Canada and impede freedom of the press in Canada," […]

Unifor Holds 1st Northern Ont. Regional Conference

Unifor Holds 1st Northern Ont. Regional Conference

Oct. 22, 2016 — Unifor Local 191 staff rep John Webster delivers the Local report in Thunder Bay to Unifor's first-ever Northern Ontario Unifor Regional Conference.