Oakville Ontario, Canada

Presidents Message

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September 19, 2019 • Featured, News/Events, President

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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Keeping Your House in Order

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Brother and Sisters Keeping Your House in Order: Over the past couple of years, I have lost some close and personal friends unexpectedly. These friends were Ford workers and Local 707 members who unfortunately did not have their House in complete order. For some of us over the course of our working life here at… Read More ›

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Presidents Update- August 29, 2019

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Brothers and Sisters: As previously reported the Ford Motor Company has moved ahead notifying our 50 most junior members of an indefinite layoff starting this weekend. Last day worked for these members will be Thursday August 29, 2019. I am happy to report we have been able to negotiate some preferential hiring opportunities for some… Read More ›

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Chassis Committee Person Report

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Brothers and Sisters, Receiving the news that starting in August, Oakville Assembly Plant will be losing the #1 shift in the Paint Shop and there will be the loss of many relief jobs in the Final Assembly area is concerning and infuriating.  There are many questions our members rightfully need answers to.  Since the announcement,… Read More ›

Paint/MPL/BAMR/IQ/Pre-Delivery Update »

Paint/MPL/BAMR/IQ/Pre-Delivery -Committee Person Report, November 2018

Unifor Local 707

Being my first report, I would like to thank my stewards and alternates Paul Babineau, Jason Delbuono, Steve Gebel, Jason Hunter, Scott Simpson, Ken Wuilleme, Rob Panunto, Tobin Izatt, Kyle Murchison and Joe Schwieg for their hard work and dedication to this membership. Paint The rebalance letter is finally done with a couple of disputes… Read More ›

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Body Committee Person Report – November 2018

Delayed Rebalance Canvass: Although the 100-day letter closed out on September 30th, 2018, there has been a delay in the open job canvass for displaced members due to job reductions. This delay is caused by two un-resolved job disputes in Body 2, the Rail Cap and Header Load jobs. We are hoping to close out… Read More ›

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