Author: Allan Fisher

Reminder Free Breakfast this Sunday!!

Reminder… Local 88 members please join the Local 88 Women’s committee for breakfast to celebrate International Women’s Day. The Breakfast will take place before the February General Membership Meeting on Feb 24, 2019. Be served by the men of the Local 88 leadership who have graciously volunteered their time to do all the cooking, serving, and cleanup. Breakfast is served from 9-1...

Photo Contest Winners!

  We are very pleased with the number of photos that were entered into this year’s photo contest and the excellent quality of the photos sent in. There were over 100 photos submitted. The Judges (Joe Graves, Allan Fisher, and Keith Ackworth) had a very difficult time choosing the top photos as they were all so great! Some of the photos just took my breath away. The winning pictures are ...

Progressive Euchre Tournament February 23

February 23, 2019 POEM Progressive Euchre Tournament  

Fallsview Casino Saturday April 13, 2019

  Local 88 is hosting a bus trip to Niagara Falls View Casino on Saturday April 13, 2019. Depart Ingersoll at 8:30 am.

Unifor National Non-Contact Hockey Tournament

  Unifor National Non-Contact Hockey Tournament April 13 – 14, 2019. Cut-off date for signup is March 29, 2019. For complete rules, sign-up sheets and hotel info click here.  

Dart Tournament & Chilli Cook Off Farts and Darts April 6

  April 6 from 11 – 4 pm at the Local 88 Union hall the POEM Recreation Council is sponsoring a Chilli cookout and dart tournament. Think your chilli is the best? Put it to the test! Cash prizes for the winners!  

Website & App Changes

  The Communications committee has been hard at work today on our website and app. We’ve made a lot of changes under the hood to speed up and increase the performance of both. Noticeable changes on the front end have been kept to a minimum to keep user experience consistent. The biggest change you may notice is that there is no longer a login required for the app or the pages of the sit...

Winter Classes Unifor-McMaster Labour Studies Certificate Program

  Unifor Members! 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”. Learning about the struggles of the manufacturing workers of Mexico couldn’t be more relevant than right now. All courses listed are free to Unifor Members / Retirees. Plea...

OTL Newsletters Online

  Did you know that you can view any Off The Line newsletter issue online? All the way back to 1991… The latest issues are up to date including the December 2018 edition. If you are a long time member and have any of the early, lost, editions that we could borrow to scan and add that would be much appreciated. Specifically pre-1995. If you have any lost editions please email the Communi...

Unifor National 5-Pin Bowling Tournament

  Unifor National 5-Pin Bowling tournament Saturday March 2, 2019. Please see the posters for information and entry form. PDF version here

January 24th Retirement Celebration All Welcome

Unifor Local 88 Skilled Trades retirement celebration at the Union hall Thursday January 24th. Everyone is welcome!

Plastic Bottle Return For Refund Petition

  The Local 88 Environment Committee in conjunction with other local regional environment councils have a campaign running to set up a ‘Return for Refund’ program like those found in other parts of Canada and the US. Please sign our petition and let’s all do our part to help the environment. Sign petition here. Thank you.