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Retirement Incentives- Interest Letter deadline extended to Friday January 8th, 2021

Brothers and Sisters, The $40,000.00 lump-sum retirement incentive deadline (for the interest letter) has been extended to January 8, 2021. This has been done to ensure those who meet *Normal or **Regular Early retirement eligibility criteria are able to consider this one-time opportunity. Minimum criteria to qualify for **Regular Early


Thanks to the memberships of Unifor Locals 707, 200, 240, 584, 1087 and 1324 for participating in this historic Ratification Vote with 80% of eligible voters participating in the process across the country. The majority of those who voted, voted in favour of ratifying this historic deal. With 81 %

In Person Voting

For those members who need assistance to vote or have no access to the internet , the union hall will be open this Sunday September 27th. We will have a very limited number of seats available for those who wish to view the virtual ratification meeting on the projector screen.

Ratification Meeting/ Vote

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Unifor Local 707, As you are aware, our union is negotiating a renewal of the collective agreement with Ford Motor Company. This note is to advise you that a union meeting will take place on Sunday September 27th, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. ET, and that

Tentative Agreement Reached

A tentative agreement has been reached between Unifor and Ford Motor Company. This morning at 11:00 am , Unifor National President Jerry Dias announced that a tentative agreement with Ford Canada had been reached. Approximately $1.95 billion in future investment in to the new agreement with the majority of the


Sisters and Brothers, This has been a long day for you all and we have all been eagerly awaiting a tentative agreement with the company. The bargaining committee has asked that we all remain on our jobs for the time being. A deal is not yet firm and they have


Our bargaining unit is still bargaining as of 11:09 pm and we want to let everyone know that you are to remain on your job until told otherwise by the union. Your reps will be letting you or someone around you know the status so remain on your job until

Picket Duty Assignment

Picket Duty Assignment Ford – OAC Assembly & Trades – ASSIGNED PICKET DUTY September 21, 2020, 6:06pm Please see below for the most up to date “Final” picket duty list. This list is as close to a final list as we may see. There are more changes still to be


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Leadec Members January Report

Greetings Sisters and Brothers of Unifor Local 707’s Leadec section. The work that has been done on behalf of our members in keeping the plant clean and free of the Covid-19 pandemic for the past 10 months has not gone unnoticed by all members from all 3 of our bargaining

Unifor NHL Fantasy Hockey Pool

This year has been an incredibly tough year for our National Recreation Council. With the restrictions in place due to the ongoing pandemic, many of the activities we would normally organize have been placed on the backburner. To start 2021, we have organized a Unifor NHL Fantasy Hockey Pool that