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Turtle Island Series: World Water Day

Dear members, United Nations World Water Day falls on March 22 every year. World Water Day celebrates water and raises awareness of the people around the globe living without access to safe water. It is about taking action to tackle the global water crisis. Unifor is proud to host a

Retiree Information on Upcoming Webinars

I hope everyone is staying safe and well. I am forwarding information from the Retirees workshop on Fraud, this is not a copy of the slides (the presentation was too large for emailing and is being amended) but a number of documents that were referenced throughout his presentation. Also a

Retiree Impact – George Markow

Recording Secretary Report – March 12, 2021 Brothers and Sisters I would like to introduce you to Local 707 Retiree, Brother George Markow! George was born April 14, 1921 in Russia to Finnish parents.  He was conscripted into the Soviet military and subsequently caught by the Nazi’s and spent 2.5

Retiree T4 Concerns?

Over the past week there has been hundreds of phone calls from concerned retirees regarding their T4 slips not being delivered by the company. This has been frustrating for many of you and we understand your concerns. The company has sent out the T4’s as of Friday February 26, 2021

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

Retirees Education Update

On behalf of the Retirees Executive Chairperson, Arnie Devaan, we have been able to get some courses made available to our retirees that are able to utilize the zoom platform. Please see attached Dave Millar – Vice President Arnie DeVaan – Retiree Chapter Chairperson

Broken Hearts and Empty Shoes

On November 18 I learned of a  rally to be held on Parliament Hill at 11:00 Am on the next day. The rally was about Long Term Care and was dubbed Broken Hearts and Empty Shoes. It was a very heartfelt rally that opened with an aboriginal smudging. This was

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

Vice President’s Report

Friday July 10, 2020 We have some exciting news for all of our members regarding the 707 web page. For the past several months, your leadership have been working on ways to communicate better with our members. Covid-19 has made getting proper information from the leadership out to the membership

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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

Master Bargaining Committee Report- March 24th 2021

Brothers & Sisters, Your Master Bargaining Committee has had regular meetings regarding the vehicles that are being sent off site.   Based on our most recent meeting the following will be the plan to process the vehicles both onsite and offsite. Current Offsite Operations Our PTS’s are working  on re-flashing units

Employment Equity Representative Report- Diversity and Inclusivity Survey

Greetings Brothers and Sisters, While conversations surrounding diversity and inclusivity (D/I) are not new, these discussions have definitely gained momentum over the past few years. This has involved a growing recognition that D/I are significant and beneficial for both an organization AND its workforce. Education, engagement and advocacy are a