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Sales Bargaining Update #2 Posted

November 24, 2022: Sales Bargaining Update 2 is available as a PDF.

Unifor Local 6007 Elections – Sonny Malhotra Acclaimed President

November 16, 2022: Due to a lack of opponents, Sonny Malhotra returns to the role of President for another term.

Updates on the candidates for the other positions are coming soon.

Sales Bargaining Update #1 Posted

November 15, 2022: Sales Bargaining Update 1 is available as a PDF.

Unifor Local Elections – Call for Candidates

October 11, 2022: A call for candidates in the upcoming election. Deadline is before midnight on November 10, 2022. Find more information here.

Clerical Bargaining Collective Agreement Posted

October 3, 2022: The text of the “Collective Agreement Between Unifor and Bell Canada Clerical and Associated Employees” is available. Read it here (PDF).

Sales Bargaining Agent Election Results

September 29, 2022: Fazal Vankalwala re-elected as Sales Bargaining Agent. Full election results can be viewed here (PDF).

ComTech Bargaining Collective Agreement Posted

September 6, 2022: The text of the new collective agreement is available. Read it here (PDF).

Clerical Bargaining Update #12 Posted – Agreement Accepted

August 18, 2022: A new bargaining update is available. It includes the results of the voting on the new collective agreement. Read it here (PDF).

Clerical Bargaining Update #11 Posted

August 3, 2022: A new bargaining update is available. Read it here (PDF).

Clerical Bargaining – A Further Update

July 27, 2022: There is a new update regarding Bell Canada’s attempted union busting. Read it here (PDF).
Unifor has filed an Unfair Labour Practice complaint with the Canadian Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) over Bell’s actions and also sent letters to the Minister of Labour, Seamus O’Regan and Member of Parliament, Alexandre Boulerice.

Clerical Bargaining Update #10 Posted

July 21, 2022: A new bargaining update is available. Read it here (PDF).
There is also an additional message regarding communications received from the Senior Vice President of Labour Relations at Bell. Read it here (PDF).

Clerical Bargaining Update #9 Posted

July 18, 2022: A new bargaining update is available. Read it here (PDF)
Please note that the “offer as presented” mentioned in the update was actually sent directly to members. It is not posted on this site.

Clerical Bargaining Joint Update Posted

July 8, 2022: A new bargaining update is available. Read it here (PDF)

Clerical Bargaining Joint Update Posted

June 29, 2022: A new bargaining update is available. Read it here (PDF).

Clerical Bargaining Update #8 Posted

June 23, 2022: A new bargaining update is available. Read it here (PDF).

Bell Clerical Workers Issue Historic Strike Mandate

June 20, 2022: Unifor members in the Bell Canada clerical unit returned a strike mandate on Sunday June 19, just ahead of this week’s negotiations with the company.

Read more here.

Clerical Bargaining Update #7a Posted

June 19, 2022: Bulletin 7a – Bargaining Update: Bell Clerical Workers Deliver Strike Mandate (PDF)

Clerical Bargaining Update #7 Posted

May 5, 2022: A new bargaining update is available. Read it here (PDF).

Clerical Bargaining Update #6 Posted

April 22, 2022: A new bargaining update is available. Read it here (PDF).

Clerical Bargaining Update #5 Posted

April 7, 2022: A new bargaining update is available. Read it here (PDF).

2022 Unifor Family Education Program Now Available

April 5, 2022: Registration is open until Friday, April 22, 2022. A flyer can be downloaded here. (PDF)

Clerical Bargaining Update #4 Posted

March 18, 2022: A new bargaining update is available. Read it here (PDF).

Unifor Local 6007 Elections

February 28, 2022: The results of the election for treasurer are in! Congratulations to Shahood Haque, the new Treasurer! See the details here. (PDF)

Clerical Bargaining Update #3 Posted

February 25, 2022: A new bargaining update is available. Read it here (PDF).

Clerical Bargaining Update #2 Posted

Today, your Bell clerical bargaining caucus opened negotiations with the company with a clear and united message. Read more about it here (PDF).

Atlantic and Clerical Members Reach Maintenance of Activities Agreement with Bell

February 10, 2022: The Bargaining Committees of Unifor Atlantic Communication Locals (ACL) and Bell Clerical workers have reached a Maintenance of Activities (MOA) agreement with the employer. Bargaining will begin on February 15, 2022 for the Bell Clerical group and on February 18, 2022 for the Bell workers in the Atlantic.

Click here for a full update (PDF).

Unifor Local 6007 Elections – Results by Acclamation

February 8, 2022: Several positions have been won through acclamation. Click here to find out who won, and to see important information about how and when to vote.

Unifor Local 6007 Elections – Information Posted

December 30, 2021: Information regarding Unifor Local 6007’s upcoming elections is available in a new “Elections” section of the website, found here. All election information and updates will be put in this new section.

Impact of Amendments to Bell Vaccination Policy

December 7, 2021: Amendments to Bell’s vaccination policy have been evaluated, in particular regarding the filing of grievances over the policy.

Click here for a full update (PDF).

Atlantic and Clerical Members United as Bell Delays Release of
Information

November 10, 2021: The company continues to withhold and delay release of information required for negotiations. Additionally, Bell demands that a huge number of members remain at work during any labour dispute.

Click here for a full update (PDF).

Bell Aliant and Bell Clerical Negotiations Delayed

October 13, 2021: The kickoff dates for both Bell Clerical and Bell Aliant negotiations are delayed because of the company’s attempt to use the Maintenance of Activities provisions of the Canada Labour Code, 87.4(1), to take away workers’ power.

Click here for a full update (PDF).

Award Won

June 2, 2021: Unifor Local 6007 has a major win regarding a grievance filed concerning how and when emergency days can be taken within the collective agreement and the Canada Labour Code. See more detail here.

  • Download the arbitrator’s document here. (PDF)

COVID-19/Coronavirus

March 17, 2020: New resources are available. See below.

March 3, 2020: An updated coronavirus Fact Sheet from Unifor is available here.

January 29, 2020: Learn more about the coronavirus from Unifor’s official Fact Sheet, available here. (Note the January COVID-19 Fact Sheet is now obsolete – see above for the most recent version).

Modernization of the Canadian Labour Code (2019)

More details will be presented as they become available.

October 10, 2019: A description and analysis of recent changes to Part III of the Canada Labour Code is available here (PDF file).

September 1, 2019: Unifor is currently in talks about the new changes to the Canadian Labour Code. A presentation about the changes can be viewed here (PDF file).

Sales Bargaining Announcements (2018 Session)

January 21, 2019: A new Sales Bargaining Agreement is signed. Bulletin 7 (PDF) has the full announcement. Remember to check the Bargaining Updates page for all important updates from the new round of bargaining.

Clerical Bargaining Update Available (2017 Session)

March 7, 2018: New collective agreement goes into effect. Read the full text of the agreement here (PDF document).

Unifor Communications

November 14, 2017“Access Ontario – Implementation of  ‘Cell’ Model” is available as a PDF download.