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Tentative Agreement Reached

A tentative agreement has been reached between Unifor and Ford Motor Company. This morning at 11:00 am , Unifor National President Jerry Dias announced that a tentative agreement with Ford Canada had been reached. Approximately $1.95 billion in future investment in to the new agreement with the majority of the

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

McMaster Labour Studies Fall Courses

Sisters and Brothers,Please see the 2 attachments regarding upcoming McMaster Labour Studies programs for Fall courses of 2020. 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

President’s Message – Friday August 28, 2020

President’s Message Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)/ COVID-19 Paid Downtime Absence payment Brothers and Sisters, Unfortunately, due to the unexpected temporary lay-off at the Oakville Assembly Complex the Local Union was required to ask that the company to further delay the CEWS or COVID-19 Paid Downtime Absence payment. This request

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

STRIKE AUTHORIZATION VOTE – SUNDAY AUGUST 30th

The Strike Authorization Vote is your opportunity to let the company know that you are supporting your bargaining committee to get the best possible agreement from the company that will benefit us moving forward. It also shows that we will be ready and willing to strike if the bargaining unit

PAY CLOSE ATTENTION!!!!

Over the next few days there will be multiple posts going on to the webpage: Layoff notification and direction as to how we will be guiding our members to help them report; Strike Authorization Vote information and how we will be conducting it; Due to the layoff notice, there will

LABOUR DAY PICNIC 2020

RAIN OR SHINE!!!!! Food is paid for. Don’t let the Labour Day blaws get you down! If you have signed up, come on out. On Monday September 7 we will be hosting a Labour Day Picnic for the membership. This will not be our typical Labour Day or Picnic event

Civil Rights Movement 2020

This Friday, July 31, 2020 you may notice that there are members in the plant wearing black t-shirts that say “2020 CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT” to show support for the eradication of systemic racism. This is being held a day before Emancipation Day that falls on August 1 in recognition of

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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

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