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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 ›

STEP 1- Employment Insurance Benefits-Application process for those on Lay-off- April 24th 2020-UPDATE

Sisters & Brothers, The following information is for those Ford Unit-Unifor Local 707 Production and Skilled Trade members who are on lay-off the week beginning Sunday March 22 ,2020 or thereafter . Please Note: That the Reference Code that our Local was using has since expired, any member that has not yet applied for Employment Insurance should do so… 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

President’s Message – March 18th 2020

Brothers and Sisters, There is no question that we are in unprecedented times due to the outbreak of covid-19, rightfully so many people have been concerned for their health and safety and that of their family. Since the start of the pandemic last Thursday, the leadership at Unifor Local 707 has been in constant meetings… Read More ›

President’s Message-Upon return to Canada- Self isolate for 14 days- March 15th 2020

Sisters and Brothers, The Local Union continues to work with the company to ensure proper safety protocols are put in place during this COVID-19 outbreak to protect our membership. This weekend the Government of Canada has indicated that anyone who has traveled in the last 14 days, should self-isolate. This self-isolation for 14 days should… Read More ›