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Body Shop December Update

December 2021 Brothers & Sisters, Since the introduction of the Company’s mandatory vaccination policy there has been an increase in complaints and conflicts amongst our members. We all need to keep focused on the fact that this policy is a Company Policy. All members are experiencing a high level of

Body Build Committeeperson’s Report

Brothers & Sisters, I would like to welcome everyone back after yet another week’s layoff. Year to date the membership has been faced with 19 weeks down time thus far. Rebalance Period: With the launch of the new model year the Company has indicated that it will be reducing one

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DC- Pension Plan to CAAT Transition Update

June 25, 2021 To:     Unifor members at the Detroit 3 From: Unifor Detroit 3 Chairs and Auto Director Re: DC pension plan to CAAT transition update As part of 2020 master negotiations, Unifor and the Detroit 3 auto companies in good faith agreed to explore transferring current and future Defined

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Body Build Report – June 23, 2021

Brothers & Sisters, I hope this report finds everyone healthy and safe. Since the pandemic our members have dealt with 26 weeks down time and the stress associated with the added restrictions / protocols. Although these times have been difficult for many of our members and loved ones. It has

Welcome to Member Mail and Portal

Sisters and Brothers, We have had quite a few requests over the years for our local union to have “our own union email addresses” and we are happy to announce that they are now available for all active members. Your personal email address has been set up and is ready

COVID-19 Safety Protocol Reminders

Brothers and Sisters, As the second wave of pandemic goes through Ontario, we must continue to be vigilant to prevent and reduce the spread of this virus in our communities and workplace. The best way for us to do this is follow established COVID-19 safety protocols. The Union leadership and

707 Reporter Summer 2020

Starting with this issue of the 707 Reporter, we will be making it available online for members to view. If you choose to be removed from the mailer, that option will be made available also. The format will be in .pdf version and will look like a link where it

Body Committee Person Report -January 2020

Body & MSC Report I hope everyone had an enjoyable Christmas holiday break with their families and loved ones. #1 Shift Reduction / Re-balance Cavass: The re-balance/ reduction of the #1 shift canvass has been completed. As expected with such a large reduction in workforce there were problems that needed

Body Committee Person Report – December 2019

Body Shop / MSC Report I would like to take this opportunity to address and update our members on some issues as they pertain to the Company’s action of reducing the #1 Shift and rebalances in the Body Shop. Elimination of the Flex: With the build of the Flex ending

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

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