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Body Committee Person Report -January 2020

Body & MSC Report I hope everyone had an enjoyable Christmas holiday break with their families and loved ones. #1 Shift Reduction / Re-balance Cavass: The re-balance/ reduction of the #1 shift canvass has been completed. As expected with such a large reduction in workforce there were problems that needed to be overcome and corrected… Read More ›

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Chassis Committee Person Report- January 2020

Brothers and Sisters, I hope everyone had a well deserved rest during the Christmas Holiday.  For those members who were laid off during the week of January 5th to January 11th instruction on applying for E.I. benefits were attached to your pp 51 2019 pay stub.  If you have issues with applying for your E.I…. Read More ›

Presidents Update- Windsor Pref Hires -December 17, 2019

Thanks to an ongoing coordinated effort by Local 707 and Local 200 leadership and the understanding of the Ford Motor Company, I am happy to report the remaining Local 707 members from Windsor (Pref hires) that previously requested to return to the Ford Windsor Facility will now be able to do so effective January 2nd… Read More ›

Green Shield Canada, Out-of-Province Coverage -Update

Many of our Retiree’s and Active members have contacted the Union Hall and myself, with regards to the announced changes to the Ontario Health Insurance program (OHIP). They want to know whether or not it will affect our Green Shield Out of Province insurance coverage? As you may have heard, the Ontario government is ending… Read More ›

Body Committee Person Report – December 2019

Body Shop / MSC Report I would like to take this opportunity to address and update our members on some issues as they pertain to the Company’s action of reducing the #1 Shift and rebalances in the Body Shop. Elimination of the Flex: With the build of the Flex ending there will be approximately 39… Read More ›

General Membership- 2020 Proposed Amendments- Due December 20, 2019

To obtain a “2020 Proposed Contract Amendment Bargaining form” click on link below Form – Proposed Amendments to Bargaining – General 2020  

Leadership Message- November 11, 2019

Presidents Update- October 28th 2019

PRESIDENTS MESSAGE Brothers and Sisters; On Monday October 28, 2019 Brothers Bob Scott, Chuck Paladino and I were called to the Plant Manager’s office to discuss upcoming scheduling changes Ford Motor Company is implementing at OAC.  The Company notified us that due to cost expenses, slowing sales, and the discontinuation of the Ford Flex and… Read More ›

Presidents Update

Sisters and Brothers: Ford Motor Company has agreed to return the last 2 remaining members from indefinite layoff. We are struggling with manpower issues in every department throughout the plant. As a local we realize recalling all of our indefinite laid off members doesn’t come close to the manpower needs we feel are required to… Read More ›

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