Oakville Ontario, Canada

Featured rss

Unifor Local 707

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

March 31, 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 robo-call’s weekly to confirm lay-offs (week by week), as this could change. Again we will share any further accurate details… Read More ›

Unifor Local 707- Notice of Election Run-off postponed until June 17th, 2020

Brothers & Sisters, After the ballots were counted during our most recent triennial election on March 18th, 2020 , it was revealed in accordance with the Constitution and our Local by-laws that we would be required to conduct a Local 707 run-off election for the following elected positions; (1) Trustee Guide Sergeant of Arms and… 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 ›

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 ›

Employment Insurance Benefits- Sunday March 22- Saturday March 28th -Lay-off

Sisters & Brothers, The following information is for those Local 707 members who worked last week and are on lay-off this week Sunday March 22 through to Saturday March 28th, 2020. If you remain or are starting a self-isolation or quarentine , on Monday March 23rd , please do not process an Application for Employment… Read More ›

Local Master Bargaining Committee Report- March 21, 2020

Brothers & Sisters, As the world continues to be affected by the pandemic of COVID-19, all of us are searching for answers.  Currently, the truth is that there are more questions than answers when it comes to this pandemic. During this unprecedented time in our history your Local Master Bargaining Committee have been working closely… Read More ›

President’s Update- March 20th 2020

Sisters & Brothers, After meetings today with each of the Detroit 3, (Ford, Fiat-Chrysler and General Motors of Canada) all three companies have reaffirmed their position to hold to the income security provisions of the current collective agreement, with regards to this shutdown period. They have all officially denied Unifor’s request, which urged them to… Read More ›

President’s Message- March 20th, 2020

Brothers & Sisters, As the pandemic in North America, specifically in Ontario, is rapidly changing, our federal and provincial governments are quickly putting in new measures and policies to protect the public. During these uncertain and unprecedented times, people everywhere are desperate for answers, your Local leadership recognizes that our membership is no different. To… Read More ›

Unifor Local 707- Triennial Election Results