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Turtle Island Series: World Water Day

Dear members, United Nations World Water Day falls on March 22 every year. World Water Day celebrates water and raises awareness of the people around the globe living without access to safe water. It is about taking action to tackle the global water crisis. Unifor is proud to host a

Employment Equity Representative Report- Diversity and Inclusivity Survey

Greetings Brothers and Sisters, While conversations surrounding diversity and inclusivity (D/I) are not new, these discussions have definitely gained momentum over the past few years. This has involved a growing recognition that D/I are significant and beneficial for both an organization AND its workforce. Education, engagement and advocacy are a

International Women’s Day March 8

International Women’s Day – Monday March 8, 2021 Happy IWD! Today, Monday March 8, 2021 marks International Women’s Day . A day that is recognized all over the world to celebrated the achievements of women and rally together for gender equality. First celebrated in 1911, International Women’s Day (IWD) is

Presidents Message- Production at Oakville Assembly Complex resumes

Brothers and Sisters, The company has announced that production at the Oakville Assembly Complex will resume on Monday, March 8th, 2021. Today they made robo-calls, indicating our return to work and start times. Departmental, shift scheduled start times and tentative hours of work for the week beginning Monday March 8th,

Retiree T4 Concerns?

Over the past week there has been hundreds of phone calls from concerned retirees regarding their T4 slips not being delivered by the company. This has been frustrating for many of you and we understand your concerns. The company has sent out the T4’s as of Friday February 26, 2021

Employment Insurance (EI) Regular Benefits-Feb 23, 2021

Brothers and Sisters, Please follow these basic guidelines to help ensure your EI application goes smoothly.  The Reference code provided will be active starting Tuesday February 23rd, 2021 through to Friday March 26th, 2021 Here is a checklist to assist you If you have an OPEN claim and you have

Women’s Committee Report – Pink Shirt Day

PINK SHIRT DAY Bullying is everywhere, workplaces, schools, homes, internet ect…we wear pink on “pink shirt day” to raise awareness and educate people that this is NOT ok.  We are all different, we all have different opinions, perspectives and experiences.  BE KIND #lifteachotherup “David Shepherd, Travis Price and their teenage

Vice Chair of Ford Council / Chassis Committeeperson Update-February 22, 2021

Brothers and Sisters, On Friday February 19th your Master Bargaining Committee was notified late in the day that production would be suspended for the week of February 22.  This lay-off would be in addition to the already scheduled down week of March 1st.  As previously indicated in the Presidents Message,

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LEADEC MEMBERS NOTICE

To all of our valued Leadec Members : Please make sure that you sign up and encourage all of your Leadec members to sign up for our 707member.ca email service. This will ensure we get full participation in upcoming Amendment votes, Strike votes and Ratification votes as it looks more

Master Bargaining Committee Report- March 24th 2021

Brothers & Sisters, Your Master Bargaining Committee has had regular meetings regarding the vehicles that are being sent off site.   Based on our most recent meeting the following will be the plan to process the vehicles both onsite and offsite. Current Offsite Operations Our PTS’s are working  on re-flashing units

Employment Equity Representative Report- Diversity and Inclusivity Survey

Greetings Brothers and Sisters, While conversations surrounding diversity and inclusivity (D/I) are not new, these discussions have definitely gained momentum over the past few years. This has involved a growing recognition that D/I are significant and beneficial for both an organization AND its workforce. Education, engagement and advocacy are a