Unifor Local 5555 represents over 2,400 members who work as non-academic administrative, professional and technical employees, as well as parking and transit staff and special constables at McMaster University and at Regional Medical Associates (RMA). Our members are in 4 different units and are located at multiple locations across the province including McMaster's Central Campus, the Downtown Centre, McMaster Innovation Park, St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton General Hospital, the David Braley Cardiac, Vascular & Stroke Research Institute, various clinics, the Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre, Chedoke Hospital, as well as the Ron Joyce Centre in Burlington, and smaller units in Collingwood, Waterloo, and St. Catharines.

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Unifor sends solidarity and support to the people of Fort McMurray
May 4, 2016


Any members who are interested in attending this Rally should contact our Local Union office.


Nominations are now open for the Unit 1 Chair position.  Information on the position and candidates bios can be found on the

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One year ago on January 23, 61 newsroom workers at The Chronicle Herald went on strike...


The Health Care Bargaining Council, including members of your bargaining committee...


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