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Unifor McMaster Labour Studies Courses – Spring 2021

Sisters and Brothers,Please see the 2 attachments regarding upcoming McMaster Labour Studies programs for Spring courses of 2021. Please note that all courses will be held on Zoom video conference platform. We look forward to seeing you at the upcoming calls.For further questions or concerns, please contact Bryce Thompson at

Our first Poll….

Going to try this out and see how it goes. We do have a section on our new site that can let us do polls to get your input on different topics. We will keep the questions pretty generic to start and then down the road through our portal for

EI Regular Benefits – January 3, 2021 – January 17, 2021

Employment Insurance (EI) Regular Benefits December 31,2020 Please follow these basic guidelines to help ensure your EI application goes smoothly.  The Reference code provided will be active January 3rd, 2021 and not before. Here is a checklist to assist you Make an ONLINE application for Regular benefits on the Service

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

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

CEWS Repayment UPDATE

OCTOBER 16th 2020– IMPORTANT UPDATE I have provided the guide that the government gave to me to help our members to amend our reports and repay any overpayment.  However, it would seem that they are having difficulties handling this situation.  Not all levels of Service Canada have been instructed on

UNIFOR MEMBERS RATIFY CONTRACT WITH FORD MOTOR COMPANY ON 3 Yr DEAL

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 %

CEWS Repayment Info

CEWS REPAYMENT INFORMATION The CEWS (or wage Subsidy) has been paid out by the Ford Motor Company.  This will show up as a separate deposit in your account.  You will receive a separate pay stub with a breakdown of your payment and all deductions.  The CEWS will be identified on

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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