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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 ›

How to Apply for Employment Insurance Benefits

Employment Insurance (E.I.) Benefits The purpose of this notification is to provide the necessary information to file for Employment Insurance Benefits for any active Unifor Local 707 Unit #1 (Ford) members that are laid off for: PP03 Week beginning Sunday January 5th to Saturday January 11th, 2020. (Read the following information very carefully, so that… 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 ›

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  

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 ›

Manpower Update

Brothers and Sisters: Following up on last week’s update as stated the in-plant committee has been in constant negotiations regarding manpower issues in the plant. I am pleased to announce today that Ford Motor company has agreed to call back 18 more of our indefinitely laid off members. That will leave only 2 remaining members… Read More ›

Presidents Message

Brothers and Sisters: As reported at last Sundays membership meeting your Local In-Plant Committee have been in constant discussions with the company regarding the language surrounding mandatory Saturday production. It has been the local’s position from the on-set that mandatory Saturday production was negotiated for extra volume over and above our maximum production output. The… Read More ›

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