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Local 707 -Unit #1 Benefit Representative Report

Ford Local 707 Members NOT ENTITLED to SHORT WORK WEEK (SWW) Benefits Employment Insurance (E.I.) Benefits   Some Ford Local 707 members may be in a position to apply for E.I. to either collect a benefit or establish a waiting period during PP6 (January 27-February 2, 2019).  If you have less than 3 years seniority… Read More ›

Presidents Message – February 1, 2019

Plant Update: Brothers and Sisters: FYI the plant was sent home on Tuesday of this past week due to parts shortages. There was major labour unrest in Mexico which resulted in a shortage of parts being shipped to OAC. As of now we as a union have been notified that we have parts to continue… Read More ›

2012 Collective Agreement

Walk for Alzheimer’s & Local 199

Walk For Alzheimer’s Team Bob White was on the march again this weekend at the Walk for Alzheimer’s held at Brock University. Members from Local 707 (Maiken Griffen, Shauna Thorne-Zarin and Arnie De Vaan) joined some members of the National Organizing team and from Local 199. Unifor Local 199 had started Team Bob White to… Read More ›

Summer Shutdown Notification

Boycott Mexico GM

How do I avoid Mexican-made GM Vehicles? It’s easy. Two GM vehicles are made only in Mexico (Chevrolet Blazer and GMC Terrain), and one is made only in Mexico and overseas (Chevrolet Trax). To show your support for Oshawa workers, simply don’t buy any of these three vehicles. Four other vehicles are made in Mexico… Read More ›

Snow Tubing

2019 Snow Tubing

2019 National Non-Contact Hockey Tournament

2019 National Non-Contact Hockey Tournament

National Darts Tournament

2019 National Darts2019 National Darts

Keeping Your House in Order

Brother and Sisters Keeping Your House in Order: Over the past couple of years, I have lost some close and personal friends unexpectedly. These friends were Ford workers and Local 707 members who unfortunately did not have their House in complete order. For some of us over the course of our working life here at… Read More ›

Hamilton Bulldogs Hockey

Union Night is upon us! Even better, get to FirstOntario Centre early for $4 beers from 6pm-7pm! The Bulldogs are pleased to provide all UNION members along with friends and family a discounted ticket offer for Union Night on March 1st vs. Ottawa 67’s. Bulldogs Union Night Special Ticket Offer!