Oakville Ontario, Canada

2019 Federal election – Monday Oct 21st

October 19, 2019 • Featured, News/Events

Brothers and Sisters Local 707 has always played an integral part in municipal, provincial and federal elections; standing up for the rights of workers and defending working conditions for our members. We are in the midst of one of the most crucial federal elections Canada has faced in years. The country has major challenges which… Read More ›

Plant Chairperson's Report »

Keeping Your House in Order

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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 ›

President »

Manpower Update

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Brothers and Sisters: Following up on last week’s update as stated the in-plant committee has been in constant negotiations regarding manpower issues in the plant. I am pleased to announce today that Ford Motor company has agreed to call back 18 more of our indefinitely laid off members. That will leave only 2 remaining members… Read More ›

Chassis »

Chassis Committee Person Report

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Brothers and Sisters, Receiving the news that starting in August, Oakville Assembly Plant will be losing the #1 shift in the Paint Shop and there will be the loss of many relief jobs in the Final Assembly area is concerning and infuriating.  There are many questions our members rightfully need answers to.  Since the announcement,… Read More ›

Paint/MPL/BAMR/IQ/Pre-Delivery Update »

Paint/MPL/BAMR/IQ/Pre-Delivery -Committee Person Report, November 2018

Unifor Local 707

Being my first report, I would like to thank my stewards and alternates Paul Babineau, Jason Delbuono, Steve Gebel, Jason Hunter, Scott Simpson, Ken Wuilleme, Rob Panunto, Tobin Izatt, Kyle Murchison and Joe Schwieg for their hard work and dedication to this membership. Paint The rebalance letter is finally done with a couple of disputes… Read More ›

Body Shop Update »

Body Committee Person Report – November 2018

Delayed Rebalance Canvass: Although the 100-day letter closed out on September 30th, 2018, there has been a delay in the open job canvass for displaced members due to job reductions. This delay is caused by two un-resolved job disputes in Body 2, the Rail Cap and Header Load jobs. We are hoping to close out… Read More ›

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