Unifor Targets Resolute as Eastern Canada Bargaining Ramps Up

Unifor has selected Resolute Forest Products as the target company in a new round of “pattern bargaining,” which the union hopes will set a precedent for all of eastern Canada’s forestry industry, a Unifor spokesperson said Tuesday.

Pattern bargaining involves the union working out  a deal on major, industry-wide issues such as wages, benefits and pension plans with a specific employer, and then the pattern is used as the union negotiates with other employers in the sector. read more >>