Oakville Ontario, Canada

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OAC Plant Chairperson Report-June 30th 2020

Brothers and Sisters:  Summer Vacation Shutdown: Our Plant will be on shutdown from Monday June 29, 2020 to Monday July 13, 2020. I would to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Safe and Happy well-deserved Summer Shutdown. Remember to practice social distancing while on vacation and carry your safe work practices home and on… Read More ›

Financial Secretary Report – June 2020

  Welcome! I know things within the plant are different now, and will be for the foreseeable future, but I want to welcome all of the members back to work. Specifically, I want to reach out to and welcome our new members who have joined Leadec. You have joined a Local Union with 67 years… Read More ›

Run Off Election Results

PRESIDENTS REPORT- Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)/ COVID-19 Paid Downtime Absence-June 17th 2020

    Brothers and Sisters, Due to concerns from the Master Committee’s at Local 707, Local 200 and the National Union in regards to the federal government’s position on our SUB plan. Specifically, how it pertains to our members who applied for Employment Insurance but were forced in to CERB, a joint task force was… Read More ›

Unifor Local 707-Cancellations

Brothers and Sisters, Due to COVID-19 in Ontario , and continued legislation under a province, which reduced the banning of public events to no gatherings in groups of more than ten people. Your Local Executive Board has continued to consider and review the risk and the needs of the membership, especially for our Retiree’s. As a… Read More ›

Education Chairperson Report June 11, 2020

OAC Plant Chairperson Report – June 11, 2020

Brothers and Sisters Plant Restart: With the uncertainty and turmoil regarding Covid -19 our members were uneasy about returning to work and what this plant would look like with so many people working so closely together. On Monday June 1, 2020 the B shift returned to their regularly scheduled afternoon shift without any major issues…. Read More ›

AWOC Committee Report June 2020

Sisters and Brothers, There is no question that over the past few months the coronavirus pandemic has caused many challenges for people globally – including the recent BLM protests happening in various countries around the world. The issue of race is one of the core issues subsequent to the pandemic and the structural inequalities for… Read More ›