Unifor 594 are hard-hat professionals working for a safe and better life for our members, our neighbours and our refinery. As workers, we cover 21 different jobs at the Co-op Refinery. Each role is integral to the overall operation. Our 800+ workers cooperate as a team across the following functions:

  • Accountants
  • Data Entry Clerks
  • Dispatchers
  • Electricians
  • Fire & Safety Specialists
  • Heating & Ventilation
  • Mechanics
  • Instrumentation Tradespeople
  • Insulators
  • Technology Specialists
  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Labourers
  • Machinists
  • Pipefitters
  • Process Operators
  • Product Loaders
  • Product Movers
  • Receptionists
  • Scaffolders
  • Storekeepers
  • Welders


We hold the key to safety at the Co-op Refinery. Well trained members working in a high-risk industry with the goal to keep our neighbours, our co-workers and our refinery safe 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


We are industry professionals who take pride in our work. Our Union has over 75 years of experience operating our Co-op Refinery safe and effectively.


We stand together to improve the working conditions and quality of life for the members and their families at Co-op Refinery, who help contribute to the growth of our communities.


We are your neighbours and contribute to strong community growth. We are an important part of the local community and economy. We support local businesses and help to keep our community sustainable.