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Racial Justice Advocate-Message- May 25, 2021

Brothers and Sisters, Today marks the 1st anniversary of George Floyd’s death which sparked enormous protests around the world. A jury of 12 convicted former police officer, Derek Chauvin, on three counts of murder for kneeling on the neck of Mr. Floyd for more than nine minutes. Following this, across

President’s Message-Production Shutdown effective Monday May 31st 2021

Brothers & Sisters, Ford’s North American plants continue to be affected by the global semiconductor shortage, just as other automakers and industries around the world. As a result of this continued part shortage, today the Ford Motor Company announced temporary lay-offs at multiple production facilities. At Oakville Assembly Complex, production

Unifor Local 707 President’s Report Report- May 11 2021

Brothers and Sisters, General Membership Meetings and Retiree Chapter Meetings Recently, a few members and retiree’s have asked about when we might resume our Local 707 Geneeral Memebership Meetings and our Retiree Chapter meetings? Unfortunately, at this time the answer is still dependent on the pandemic and when restrictions are

President’s Update-Production Shutdown extended at Oakville Assembly Complex

Brothers and Sisters, Ford’s North American plants continue to be affected by the global semiconductor shortage – along with automakers and other industries around the world. As a result of this part shortage, today the company has announced that they plan to further postpone production at the Oakville Assembly Complex,

Petition- Paid Sick Days for all workers in Ontario.

Brothers and Sisters, As we enter yet another province-wide lockdown, your Local and National Union continue to hold the Provincial Government to account. The fact is that the Ontario Government can and must do more to keep workers and our families safe. The burden and harm of this pandemic is

LEADEC MEMBERS NOTICE

To all of our valued Leadec Members : Please make sure that you sign up and encourage all of your Leadec members to sign up for our 707member.ca email service. This will ensure we get full participation in upcoming Amendment votes, Strike votes and Ratification votes as it looks more

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LEADEC MEMBERS RATIFY AGREEMENT

Saturday October 16, 2021 Unifor Members in Oakville (707) and Windsor (200) today ratified the new 3 year Collective Bargaining Agreement that is now set to finish on October 13, 2024. Workers voted 80% in favour of accepting the agreement overall and 83% in favour in Oakville. Details have been

Local 707 Meetings/ Reopening Ontario Act

Brothers and Sisters, The fulltime Local 707 Executive officers continue to best protect the health and safety of our staff, membership, retirees and all those that enter the Galaxy Local 707 Union Hall. Accordingly, we are following the required Reopening Ontario Act and Local Public Health Guidelines, as we have

Local 707 Master Committee- Message -October 14th 2021

Brothers and Sisters, Today, with limited notification the Ford Motor Company of Canada has informed its employees and Unifor Local Union members that they will be requiring COVID- vaccinations. Currently the company has provided limited details on their new policy, on such issues as, but not limited to privacy, timelines