Author: Allan Fisher

Mission Services Donations In Our Communities

  Local 88 donates 100 meals to the Men’s Mission four times a year. This is where some of our money goes. It helps.

Trans Day of Remembrance November 20

  Statement from Unifor National. On November 20, workplaces and communities across Canada and around the world will take the time to observe Transgender Day of Remembrance and commemorate those individuals who have lost their lives or faced violence and discrimination due to transphobia. This serves as a time for our union to recommit to the work required to eliminate and reduce transphobia ...

Thanks From Para Curl to Local 88

Many thanks to Unifor 88 for supporting London Wheelchair Curling’s Open Doubles Bonspiel. The event took place on October 27th and 28th at the Ilderton Curling Club. Players came from Michigan, Winnipeg, North Carolina and the surrounding area. The weekend was a great success and could not happen without your great community support. Thanks!   Chris BowdenPara Curl

Don’t Forget Clocks go Back this Weekend

  Just a reminder clocks go back this weekend November 4, 2018.   Image courtesy of clipartxtras.com

Persons Day October 18th

Statement from Unifor National on Persons Day. October 18, 2018 On October 18, Unifor members join Canadians in celebrating Persons Day. On this day in 1929, women won the right to be appointed to the Senate of Canada, finally being considered “persons” under the law. Since that time women have continued to work tirelessly to break down barriers to women’s full participation in public and politica...

Waste Reduction Week

Posted for the Environment Committee We would like to let members know that the Environment Committee has set up a display and raffle for Waste Reduction Week at the north end of Assembly. We have an Equinox on display with all of the waste that is generated to produce one vehicle. There is a draw for 3 -$50 Canadian Tire cards and the ballots are there with 3 questions to answer. There is also on...

People’s Forum On Mental Health & Mental Illness

A message from the United Way. “As one of many community partners and supporters of our upcoming community event – for which we are very grateful – we would like to ask if you can help make as many people aware of this valuable opportunity to listen, learn and educate themselves at the upcoming People’s Forum on Mental Health & Mental Illness. There is no time like the ...

Unifor-McMaster Labour Studies Certificate Program

  Unifor Members! Want to build your resume? Here are the winter classes for the Unifor-McMaster Labour Studies Certificate Program. We have an exciting 4 class course called “Understanding Mexico: The Struggle for Social Change”. All courses listed are free to Unifor Members / Retirees. Please let me know if you would like to attend one or more of these courses at the Local 88 Un...

Skilled Trades Retirement Celebration

  Thursday Sept. 27th from 3:00pm – 8:00pm come out to the union hall and celebrate our latest Skilled Trades retirees. Please click here for complete details.

Strike Memories 1st Anniversary Part III

  One year ago today Unifor Local 88 negotiations with CAMI/GM Ingersoll reached the deadline without an agreement. Our job action began. Over the past few days the Communications committee has released 2 videos commemorating this point in our Locals history. Today, on the anniversary, we are releasing the 3rd. We asked our members to tell us what thoughts they had reflecting back to a year a...

Strike Memories Anniversary Part II

  As promised here is video #2 of our strike of 2017 anniversary. Please feel free to share if you see someone you know. If you haven’t visited the Unifor Local 88 YouTube channel yet you can find it here.