Canada's largest union Unifor donates $500K to Hurricane Irma aid

News Sep 15, 2017 by Hilary Caton City Centre Mirror

Unifor, through the Union's Social Justice Fund, has donated $500,000 to the Canadian Red Cross for Hurricane Irma aid in the Caribbean.

"This donation by Unifor will reach the most vulnerable people in the Caribbean to help provide desperately needed relief efforts and supplies, which may include items such as shelter, food, and clean water," said Unifor National President Jerry Dias, in a press release.

Unifor's donation will provide direct assistance and emergency relief where it is needed most, in the hardest hit Caribbean countries.

"The Canadian Red Cross wants to thank Unifor for their support towards relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Irma," said Conrad Sauvé, President and CEO of the Canadian Red Cross, in a press release.

"This generous donation will help assist many families who are in need following this devastating category five hurricane."

In addition to the Social Justice Fund donation the Canadian Red Cross has also set up a portal for individual Unifor members to donate directly at www.redcross.ca/HurricaneIrma/Unifor. Unifor is also challenging other unions to donate to help the Canadian Red Cross in this humanitarian effort.

"In this great time of need we will work together once again to make a difference for the people impacted by Hurricane Irma,” said Unifor Director of Human Rights and International Mohamad Alsadi, in a press release.

The Unifor Social Justice Fund is a registered charity, maintained by contributions from Unifor employers negotiated during collective bargaining, for more information visit unifor.org/sjf

Unifor is Canada's largest union in the private sector, representing more than 310,000 workers in every major area of the economy.

Canada's largest union Unifor donates $500K to Hurricane Irma aid

News Sep 15, 2017 by Hilary Caton City Centre Mirror

Unifor, through the Union's Social Justice Fund, has donated $500,000 to the Canadian Red Cross for Hurricane Irma aid in the Caribbean.

"This donation by Unifor will reach the most vulnerable people in the Caribbean to help provide desperately needed relief efforts and supplies, which may include items such as shelter, food, and clean water," said Unifor National President Jerry Dias, in a press release.

Unifor's donation will provide direct assistance and emergency relief where it is needed most, in the hardest hit Caribbean countries.

"The Canadian Red Cross wants to thank Unifor for their support towards relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Irma," said Conrad Sauvé, President and CEO of the Canadian Red Cross, in a press release.

"This generous donation will help assist many families who are in need following this devastating category five hurricane."

In addition to the Social Justice Fund donation the Canadian Red Cross has also set up a portal for individual Unifor members to donate directly at www.redcross.ca/HurricaneIrma/Unifor. Unifor is also challenging other unions to donate to help the Canadian Red Cross in this humanitarian effort.

"In this great time of need we will work together once again to make a difference for the people impacted by Hurricane Irma,” said Unifor Director of Human Rights and International Mohamad Alsadi, in a press release.

The Unifor Social Justice Fund is a registered charity, maintained by contributions from Unifor employers negotiated during collective bargaining, for more information visit unifor.org/sjf

Unifor is Canada's largest union in the private sector, representing more than 310,000 workers in every major area of the economy.

Canada's largest union Unifor donates $500K to Hurricane Irma aid

News Sep 15, 2017 by Hilary Caton City Centre Mirror

Unifor, through the Union's Social Justice Fund, has donated $500,000 to the Canadian Red Cross for Hurricane Irma aid in the Caribbean.

"This donation by Unifor will reach the most vulnerable people in the Caribbean to help provide desperately needed relief efforts and supplies, which may include items such as shelter, food, and clean water," said Unifor National President Jerry Dias, in a press release.

Unifor's donation will provide direct assistance and emergency relief where it is needed most, in the hardest hit Caribbean countries.

"The Canadian Red Cross wants to thank Unifor for their support towards relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Irma," said Conrad Sauvé, President and CEO of the Canadian Red Cross, in a press release.

"This generous donation will help assist many families who are in need following this devastating category five hurricane."

In addition to the Social Justice Fund donation the Canadian Red Cross has also set up a portal for individual Unifor members to donate directly at www.redcross.ca/HurricaneIrma/Unifor. Unifor is also challenging other unions to donate to help the Canadian Red Cross in this humanitarian effort.

"In this great time of need we will work together once again to make a difference for the people impacted by Hurricane Irma,” said Unifor Director of Human Rights and International Mohamad Alsadi, in a press release.

The Unifor Social Justice Fund is a registered charity, maintained by contributions from Unifor employers negotiated during collective bargaining, for more information visit unifor.org/sjf

Unifor is Canada's largest union in the private sector, representing more than 310,000 workers in every major area of the economy.