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Step 2- Employment Insurance Reporting Guide-April 4, 2020

April 4, 2020

Brothers and Sisters, There are two steps involved in receiving (Regular) Employment Insurance Benefits, while on lay-off. Step 1– Is to apply for (Regular) Employment Insurance with an online application and use our reference code (found on our website) Step 2- Four or Five days after you have submitted your application, you will receive a… Read More ›

Unifor Local 707-Education Chair Report-April 4, 2020

Sisters and Brothers, First of all, I would like to say thank you so much to the membership for their support in re-electing me as the Education Chairperson for the local. Your support means the world to me, and I will do everything in my ability to continue to bring as many educational opportunities as… Read More ›

Unifor Local 707

Local Master Bargaining Committee UPDATE- PRODUCTION SHUTDOWN CONTINUES at Oakville Assembly Complex- March 31st, 2020

Brothers and Sisters, Today the company has announced that they plan to further postpone production at the Oakville Assembly Complex, to an undetermined date. However, they have indicated they will be updating our members with a robo-call  and another robo-call when we are expected to return. Again we will share any further accurate details as… Read More ›

Unifor Local 707- Cancellations-March 30th, 2020

Brothers and Sisters, With the numbers of those with COVID-19 in Ontario continuing to increase, under a province declared state of emergency the premier has further reduced the banning of public events from those over 50 people to no gatherings in groups of more than five people. With this in mind, your Local Executive Board… Read More ›

Unifor Local 707- LEADEC Unit- Employment Insurance (Regular) Benefits

  Sisters and Brothers of our LEADEC unit, First of all, Thank you. You have gone above and beyond to make sure the workplace we all share is clean and safe from any of the issues that hundreds of thousands of people around the world are suffering from due to the outbreak of the Covid-19…. Read More ›

Vice Chairperson of Ford Council  & Chassis Committeeperson Report-March 26th, 2020

Brothers and Sisters, Without a doubt we have never experienced a situation quite like the one the world is currently in.   This pandemic due to the COVID-19 virus has reached far and wide affecting much of our day-to-day lives.  On March 18th the Ford Motor Company announced that North American production would cease at… Read More ›

Committeeperson Report  Paint/MPL/BAMR/IQ/Pre-delivery- March 26th, 2020

Sisters and Brothers, First, I would like to thank everyone for your continued support and words of encouragement during my campaign in allowing me to keep representing you as your Committeeperson for the next three years. This will come with many challenges as it has already with the word’s we keep hearing of “unprecedented times”……. Read More ›

Local Master Bargaining Committee UPDATE- PRODUCTION SHUTDOWN CONTINUES  at Oakville Assembly Complex- March 26th, 2020

Brothers and Sisters, Today the company has announced that they expect the current production shutdown to continue at the Oakville Assembly Complex until Monday April 20th, 2020.  However, they have indicated they will be updated our members with robo-call’s weekly to confirm lay-offs (week by week), as this could change. Again we will share any… Read More ›

OAC Plant Chairperson’s Report- March 26, 2020

Brothers and Sisters: Current Active Roll – 3361 Laid off – 399 Trades – 341 Apprentices – 22 Current TPT Roll – 188 Chairpersons Message: During this unprecedented time due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, which has shut down many businesses and most social functions such as our Union meetings, it is important that we keep… Read More ›

Local Master Bargaining Committee UPDATE- PRODUCTION SHUTDOWN CONTINUES  at Oakville Assembly Complex- March 24th, 2020

Brothers and Sisters, There will be a continued production shutdown at the Oakville Assembly Complex for the week of Monday March 30th to Sunday April 5th 2020.  We will share further details as they are available.   Mark Sciberras                                  Bob… Read More ›

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