Haaretz, Sep. 03, 2017

A BDS poster in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on June 5, 2015. AFP

The motion, which passed "easily," was entitled "Palestinian Self-Determination and the Movement for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions" and calls for the organization to utilize BDS with regard to "sectors of Israel's economy and society which profit from the ongoing occupation of the occupied Palestinian territories."

Unifor has over 310,000 members across Canada, and held its convention this year in Winnipeg.

After the convention, Unifor published a press release saying that it was following in the footsteps of the Palestinian trade union movement.