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

News

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.  

Local 191 Scholarship Essay Competition Is Back!

Local 191 Scholarship Essay Competition Is Back!

Three Scholarships of $1,800 Each Will Be Awarded Local 191 is pleased to once again hold its annual Scholarship Essay Competition. The competition is open to any member of 191 or their children enrolled full-time in an accredited post-secondary institituion, […]

Unifor Marches On Parliament Hill

Unifor Marches On Parliament Hill

August 24, 2016 — More than 1,000 delegates attending the Unifor 2nd Convention in Ottawa marched on Parliament Hill to support Aboriginal issues. In support of First Nation, Inuit and Metis peoples, Unifor devoted this day of its Convention to demand […]

It’s Time For…..Convention

It’s Time For…..Convention

So much has happened in the three years since our union formed. Together, from coast to coast to coast, we have made incredible change and won victories for workers. Now, it’s time for our second Convention. For five days, over […]

Looking For A Pension Trustee For the WFP Plan

Position Open For Union Trustee on Company Pension Plan The board of Unifor Local 191 is inviting expressions of interest from members willing to act as trustee/member on the Retirement Plan for Employees of Winnipeg Free Press and Canstar Community […]