Author: Allan Fisher

Unifor stands firmly in opposition to Trans-Pacific Partnership

Unifor stands firmly in opposition to Trans-Pacific Partnership January 23, 2018 Reports have surfaced today suggesting that Canada has agreed to terms on a revised Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. Although details are sparse, this is a deeply concerning development, to which Unifor stands firmly in opposition. Unifor’s criticism of the TPP agreement has been unwavering. The original pac...

NAFTA Not Working For Auto Workers-PM Letter

Please see the attached letter that was sent to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau outlining the failure of NAFTA. NAFTA Not Working For Auto-Ltr to Prime Minister 01 2018

Important FAQ on Disaffiliation from the CLC

Unifor has prepared the attached document with facts on Unifor’s disaffiliation from the CLC. FAQ CLC disaffiliation-En-Final

London Knights – Tuesday January 23rd v. Kitchener – Promotional Offer

  London Knights promotional offer for Tuesday January 23rd v. Kitchener Rangers game at 7:00PM at Budweiser Gardens. Information below about the game and how to access tickets. Date: Tuesday January 23rd, 2018 Opponent: Kitchener Rangers Puck Drop: 7:00PM Tickets are $19.00 and are available through the London Knights Box Office at 519-681-0600 x. 1 or via email through the Group Sales Depar...

Notice to Members on Unifor’s Disaffiliation from the Canadian Labour Congress

January 17, 2018 IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM UNIFOR LEADERSHIP Over the course of the past year Unifor has been vocal and public about our concern with US-based unions trampling on the rights of workers and their democratic right to choose their own representation or to express dissent. In light of the ongoing lack of action and will by the affiliates of the Canadian Labour Congress to address the aggr...


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...

Bill 148 & Employment Standards Act Regulation 502/06-Letter to Premier

Please find attached a letter that was sent to the Premier of Ontario calling on the government to move to reverse ESA Regulation 502/06 as it is unfair and unwarranted. Bill 148 & ESA Regulation 502-06 Letter to Premier It is very important that each member sign and forward the attached petition- Single Petition Personal Emergency Leave Lets make sure our voice is heard in Toronto!

General Membership Meeting-January 28, 2018

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING NOTICE ALL UNIFOR LOCAL 88 MEMBERS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND DATE:           SUNDAY, January 28, 2018 TIME:            10:30 A.M. PLACE:         Unifor Local 88 Union Hall, 364 Victoria Street, INGERSOLL ORDER OF BUSINESS FOR GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING Roll call of Local 88 Leadership Respect to Deceased Members of Local 88 Business Arising from the Previous Meeting Correspo...


Here is a link to a interview with Steve Pye (Local 88 Sgt at Arms and Co-Chair of Community services committee) regarding this weekends community appreciation event. The shows hostess is also a Unifor 88 member! Facebook Video; ROGERS TV INTERVIEW WITH STEVE PYE Come out and say Thanks!  

Sad News-Allan Goor

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Brother Allan Goor. Brother Goor passed away on January 8, 2018. Allan started at GM CAMI on August 13, 1990. Allan had worked in Assembly prior to going off work in 2011 for medical reasons. We extend our condolences to Brother Goor’s family, friends and co-workers. At this time, no funeral arrangements are available.    

ESA-Personal Emergency Leave Petition

Hi All, Attached is a hard copy of the petition on personal emergency leave. For more info visit The petition can also be accessed online here. Please share and sign the petition! Petition– Personal emergency leave for auto workers We urge each member to sign the petition, get friends & family to sign and make your voice heard!! Once complete petitions should be m...


Join a Tim Hortons action near you, Wednesday, January 10. Read below for more details! When Ontario’s minimum wage increased to $14, Tim Hortons immediately began to eliminate workers’ paid breaks, reduce access to basic drug and dental benefits, eliminate uniform and drink allowances, and even cut employees’ hours of work. This is outrageous coming from a wildly profitable multinational corporat...

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