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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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Vice Chairperson of Ford Council/ Chassis Committeeperson Report-February 2, 2021

Brothers and Sisters, On Wednesday January 27th your Local in-plant committee was informed that our plant would not be running production the week of February 1st.  This temporary lay-off is because of the global shortage of semiconductors.  This shortage has affected auto manufacturers worldwide only adding to the challenges felt

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

Ford Council Vice Chairperson Report- May 27, 2020

Brothers & Sisters, On May 25th Oakville Assembly Plant ran production for the first time since Thursday March 19th.  As our members witnessed first hand there were many changes and improvements made to our facility during the down time.  All of the changes implemented were done to create a workplace

Chassis Committee Person Report- May 11th, 2020

Brothers & Sisters, As we prepare to restart production at Oakville Assembly Plant, I wanted to update the members of Chassis department regarding the changes to practices and protocols that have been implemented  to keep our membership and their families safe and healthy during these unprecedented times. I have no doubt that

Chassis Committee Person Report- February 2020

Brothers and Sisters, This report is to give all the members  working in Chassis an update regarding our current state in the department. Indefinite Lay-off As of February 3rd the plant has a total of 375 Active members on indefinite layoff.  Out of those members who were laid-off 160 of


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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