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The Retiree Chapter elections will happen this year.

The schedule for the election of Unifor Local 88 Retiree Chapter Officers shall be every three (3) years. Nominations shall be in March, elections in April (runoff in May if needed), to take office in June.

The Retiree Executive Board members are:

Brian Ginty……….Chair
Doug Howey…….Vice-Chair
Janet Booker…..Recording Secretary
…..Financial Secretary
Gary Hansen……Sergeant-at-Arms
Frank Esseltine…Trustee
Bob Clifford…….Trustee

Responsibilities of the Local Union Retired Workers Chapter Officers


  1. a) The officers of the Retired Workers Chapter will include:
    Vice-Chairperson, Recording Secretary, Financial Secretary,  Sergeant-At-Arms, and two (2) Trustees.

          b) The duties of these officers shall be prescribed by the Local Union and the Retired Workers Chapter in the By-Laws.


 Chairperson – The Chairperson shall preside at all Unifor Local 88 Chapter Membership meetings,

   as well as attend both the Unifor Local 88 Executive Board Meetings, and the General Membership meetings.

– The Vice-Chairperson shall assist the Chairperson

   and assume the duties of the Chairperson in his/her absence.

Recording Secretary – The Recording Secretary shall keep minutes of all Chapter Membership and Executive Board Meetings, read all documents and conduct the general correspondence pertaining to the chapter.

  Financial Secretary – The Financial Secretary shall maintain contact  with the Financial Secretary of the Local Union. He/she shall report monthly to the membership regarding the status of the Retired Workers Chapter Fund.

  Sergeant-at Arms – The sergeant-at-arms shall introduce all new members and visitors and assist the Chairperson in preserving order when called to do so.

 Trustees – The trustees will audit the financial Records of the Retired Workers Chapter books in January or February of each year. They shall report out at the next meeting following their audit.


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