Author: Allan Fisher

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.  

Strike Memories Anniversary Sept 17, 2018

Whether you want to remember the highly stressful times of a year ago or would rather forget, September 17, 2017 changed everything for Unifor Local 88. For the second time in our history, and exactly 25 years later, we went out on strike. Stress was incredibly high but we banded together to keep each other afloat emotionally. We held the lines and coordinated office duties, finance duties, commun...

Ingersoll Municipal All Candidates Meetings

  Please join Unifor Local 88 Union in Politics Committee and the Woodstock-Ingersoll & District Real Estate Board for two meet the candidates meetings. Educate yourself on the issues that face our local community before you vote. Wednesday September 26 and October 4, 2018. Doors open at 6:30pm. Please click here for complete info.

Woodstock Public Library Workers Need Our Help

  Local 88 has received a request from Oxford Regional Labour Council to share this with our members and ask for your help. “On September 20th the Woodstock Public Librarians with CUPE 1146-07will be in a legal strike position and it looks like they are being forced on strike by the Woodstock Public Library Board. This is a position the librarians NEVER wanted to be in. A couple of week...

Helping In Our Community

  Ever wondered how Local 88 helps in the local community? Organizing community events  the upcoming Ingersoll Municipal All candidates debates and Labour Day BBQ. Donating the use of our union hall for local community organizations to hold their events, like the Canadian Blood Services donor drives. Our members also donate personal time to community causes such as Stephenson kids camp bathro...

National Pharmacare Survey

  The Unifor Retiree Council in Port Elgin has asked that we share this survey with our members and ask that we participate. There is a quick survey or if you have the time there is a longer questionnaire. Take Survey/Questionaire here.

Anti-bullying T-shirts Are Here

Anti-bullying T-shirts have finally arrived and we will start distributing this week in the plant. We will also have the pre-ordered shirts available tomorrow, at the labour day picnic, for pick up. Just look for the Human Rights/AWOC ring toss. You will be contacted by Phil Vandermolen, Aaron Chabwa or Alexandra Fitzgerald to arrange delivery and payment for your order. If you have any questions ...

2018 Turkey Rumble Ride

Do you ride? Do you have an awesome car? Come join others for the 2018 Bike/Car run. Meet at the Local 88 union hall at 10am, engines start at 11. Please click here for more info.

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