After several attempts to initiate negotiations and renew the current collective agreement in St Thomas which expired March 14, 2017, on May 26, 2017 Unifor filed a Notice of Dispute and Request for Conciliation Assistance with the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service concerning the renewal of the Collective Agreement between Doug Coleman Trucking Limited and Unifor and its Local 88.

Unifor is requesting the appointment of a Conciliation Officer.