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Racial Juctice Advocate Report -Emancipation Day August 1st

Brothers and Sisters, Emancipation Day marks the actual day in 1834 that the Slavery Abolition Act came into effect across the British Empire. It is a day to acknowledge and educate our working communities about the hardship and traumas our ancestors endured in their fight for freedom. This is Unifor’s

Hospital Coverage: Get the message out to Retirees and active members:

As of late I have spoken to many Retirees and Surviving Spouses who wereunaware of this fact, despite previous mailings that were sent by the Ford Motor Company in 2010 and several 707 Reporter articles written along the way ever since. I will once again post this message in the fall edition of

Over 1 Million Visits to our Website

On July 17, 2020 , we launched our new and improved website. With a steady increase in postings – we have seen a steady increase in visits to the site. On June 25, 2021, we surpassed the 1,000,000 visit mark and we continue to grow. We currently have over 400

Leadec Bargaining Unit Amendments for Upcoming Bargaining

To our valued Leadec Membership. As most of you are aware, our CBA between Unifor and Leadec expires this fall on October 13, 2021. Amendment forms are available through your Committeeperson or Chairperson. This is a reminder that the amendments are due by this Friday, July 30, 2021. Dave Millar

Local 707 Financial Secretary Report- Union Dues

Brothers & Sisters, There seems to be some confusion over the union dues recently collected. Union dues are and continue to be collected in accordance with our CBA and Local 707 Bylaws. This confusion is in part due to the four week lay-off that the majority of our Ford unit

Canada Day and Reconciliation

Canada Day and Reconciliation Sisters and Brothers Today is Canada Day but the lead up to it has been different than in years past. During the month of June, which is recognized as National Indigenous History Month, there were discoveries of over 1,500 unmarked grave sites in and around former

Travel Questions?

The official Government of Canada travel advisory (issued March 13, 2020), says to avoid non-essential travel outside of Canada until further notice. What does this mean for my travel coverage if I still choose to travel for non-essential/leisure purposes?  While we continue to view the Government advisory as the primary

2012 Collective Agreement

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

President’s Message – OAC Returns to work Monday June 28, 2021

The company has announced that production at the Oakville Assembly Complex will resume on Monday, June 28, 2021. Today or tomorrow they will be making 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 June 28, 2021 are

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Racial Juctice Advocate Report -Emancipation Day August 1st

Brothers and Sisters, Emancipation Day marks the actual day in 1834 that the Slavery Abolition Act came into effect across the British Empire. It is a day to acknowledge and educate our working communities about the hardship and traumas our ancestors endured in their fight for freedom. This is Unifor’s

Hospital Coverage: Get the message out to Retirees and active members:

As of late I have spoken to many Retirees and Surviving Spouses who wereunaware of this fact, despite previous mailings that were sent by the Ford Motor Company in 2010 and several 707 Reporter articles written along the way ever since. I will once again post this message in the fall edition of

Over 1 Million Visits to our Website

On July 17, 2020 , we launched our new and improved website. With a steady increase in postings – we have seen a steady increase in visits to the site. On June 25, 2021, we surpassed the 1,000,000 visit mark and we continue to grow. We currently have over 400