Oakville Ontario, Canada

Skilled Trades Chairperson’s Report- February 2019

February 26, 2019 • Featured, News/Events, Skilled Trades

Brothers and Sisters, Apprenticeships At long last the successful candidates for the Ford-Unifor apprenticeship program have been selected and contacted by the Company. The successful candidates will start March 4, 2019 in their selected trade. They will be in orientation training for up to six weeks and then will be assigned to their shift rotation… Read More ›

Plant Chairperson's Report »

Keeping Your House in Order


Brother and Sisters Keeping Your House in Order: Over the past couple of years, I have lost some close and personal friends unexpectedly. These friends were Ford workers and Local 707 members who unfortunately did not have their House in complete order. For some of us over the course of our working life here at… Read More ›

President »

Presidents Message – February 1, 2019


Plant Update: Brothers and Sisters: FYI the plant was sent home on Tuesday of this past week due to parts shortages. There was major labour unrest in Mexico which resulted in a shortage of parts being shipped to OAC. As of now we as a union have been notified that we have parts to continue… Read More ›

Chassis »

Chassis Committee Person Report-February 2019

Brothers and Sisters, Company A&L Policy The Company on February 12th posted a new A&L policy that will take effect on February 15th.  To be clear this change to the A&L policy was not a joint decision between the Union and the Company.  The Company made the changes to their A&L policy based on the… Read More ›

Paint/MPL/BAMR/IQ/Pre-Delivery Update »

Paint/MPL/BAMR/IQ/Pre-Delivery -Committee Person Report, November 2018

Unifor Local 707

Being my first report, I would like to thank my stewards and alternates Paul Babineau, Jason Delbuono, Steve Gebel, Jason Hunter, Scott Simpson, Ken Wuilleme, Rob Panunto, Tobin Izatt, Kyle Murchison and Joe Schwieg for their hard work and dedication to this membership. Paint The rebalance letter is finally done with a couple of disputes… Read More ›

Body Shop Update »

Body Committee Person Report – November 2018

Delayed Rebalance Canvass: Although the 100-day letter closed out on September 30th, 2018, there has been a delay in the open job canvass for displaced members due to job reductions. This delay is caused by two un-resolved job disputes in Body 2, the Rail Cap and Header Load jobs. We are hoping to close out… Read More ›