Author: Dan Borthwick

DEADLINE APPROACHING!!! Unifor Family Education Program

The deadline to apply for the Family Education Program is coming fast! Submit applications into the Unifor National Office before Friday, April 20th to be considered for this amazing program. The call letter, which includes an application form, is attached. Unifor Family Education Program 2018 Revised

DCT March 26, 2018 Lay Off-Termination of Employment Frequently Asked Questions

Please see the attached document answering questions relating to the members laid off/employment terminated on March 26, 2018. DCT Ingersoll Frequently Asked Questions and Answers      

DCT Announces Closure Date For Ingersoll Yard

DCT will be sending the remaining 17 union members their notice of closure letters today, Thursday, March 29th. This working notice will be for 4 weeks, the last day of operations in Ingersoll will be April 28th. There is still a lot of unanswered questions as we work this closure, as we get the answers we will inform. If any member has a question please contact your union committee or the union h...

DCT Unit 5 Service Ontario & Service Canada Information Session

DCT Service Canada and Service Ontario Information Sessions 2 information sessions on Wednesday 28 March 2018 at 10 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Here’s what will be covered. Employment Insurance Information How & when to apply Benefit type Benefit entitlement Your rights & obligations My Service Canada Account Plus more Employment Ontario Programs and Services Information Where you can obtain local ...

Unifor Local 88 Golf- June 10, 2018

Registration form- unifor88golfposter2018

People’s trade town hall – Hamilton

This is a community town hall to discuss an issue that impacts all of us – trade. Everyone is welcome to join the conversation as Unifor re-imagines what a People’s Trade agenda might look like. Hear from Maude Barlow, Council of Canadians Honorary Chairperson Canadians deserve to have a voice in the development of trade policy. We need to set the rules for what trade should achieve and how trade ...

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Please read statement from Unifor National March 21, 2018 Too many Indigenous people and black Canadians have been denied justice in the last year alone, and this is a historical problem that is rooted in racism. Colten Boushie, Tina Fontaine, Abdoul Abdi, Ebrahim Toure, and Mavis Korkor Lamyoh. These are the names of just a few of the Indigenous and people of color who have become victims and sur...

DCT Ingersoll Unit 5 CLOSURE INFORMATION MEETING NOTICE

Unifor Local 88-Doug Coleman Trucking Ingersoll UNIT # 5 CLOSURE INFORMATION MEETING NOTICE All Unifor Local 88 Doug Coleman Trucking Ingersoll Unit Members Are Welcome to Attend DATE:           SUNDAY, March 18, 2018 TIME:           9:00 A.M. PLACE:         Unifor Local 88/2163 Union Hall, 364 Victoria Street, Ingersoll, Ontario ORDER OF BUSINESS FOR UNIT MEETING Opening Remarks Order of Business...

Statement on U.S. tariffs to aluminum and steel and threats to good jobs and Canada’s economy

Message from Jerry Dias, Unifor National I write today in support of the thousands of Unifor members working in the steel and aluminum sectors, including 1,000 at Rio Tinto in British Columbia and 3,000 aluminum workers in Quebec, our 40,000 auto sector members and all the workers across Canada who depend on these good union jobs and industries for their livelihood. The American government has ann...

Celebrating International Women’s Day in 2018

Message from Unifor National March 8, 2018   Never underestimate the power of women.  Each and every day, the women of Unifor are building and resisting in the streets, at the ballot box, and at the bargaining table. Activism makes a difference. When we work collectively, across our diversities, we are a force that makes change. International Women’s Day gives us the opportunity to reflect on...

Pink Shirt Day-February 28, 2018

Message from Jerry Dias, Unifor National Let’s End Bullying   Join with us tomorrow to unite against homophobia and bullying in your workplace and community. Take action on Wednesday, February 28. Wear a pink shirt on February 28.  By wearing your pink shirt, and sharing that image online, you can help to show that the union is speaking out against homophobic bullying and harassment. By...

DCT Ingersoll Terminal Closure

  Doug Coleman Trucking (DCT) will be permanently closing the Ingersoll Terminal, resulting in 57 Unifor 88 members being laid off. DCT has informed Unifor 88 that the layoffs will be in 2 stages. The first stage, DCT plans to begin eliminating positions on March 26, 2018. Members affected will be issued notices starting February 26, 2018. The second stage, has not been determined and will de...

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