Author: Keith Ackworth

March 21 – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

          The groundbreaking work of members of the Aboriginal and Workers of Colour committee and that Unifor activists from across the country are an integral part of our fight against racial discrimination. The dedication of Unifor members makes our union a leading force in the struggle for equal rights for all. This International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discr...

Congrats CAMI ASSEMBLY 30 Years!!!

  Congratulations CAMI Assembly “To celebrate CAMI Assembly’s 30th anniversary and recent BIQ IV Certification” “It is our pleasure to provide all team members with this Special Edition 30th Anniversary CAMI Assembly Uniform Jersey” More details coming soon ! Available for all active GM Canada CAMI Assembly employees Pick Up session details coming soon A new and unique uniform option Wear you...

5th Annual Beach VolleyBall Tournament.

Local 88 Young Workers’ Presents… 5th ANNUAL BEACH VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT This event is open to anyone and everyone! Tournament Info – Competitive teams – 4 players – Non-competitive teams – 6 players – Minimum 1 female per team – $120 team registration fee (non refundable) How to Register Once you have chosen your team, designate 1 person to contact:...

Activities Planned for March 8th – International Women’s Day

      A global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This day marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. #Balanceforbetter   Help Celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 at CAMI Assembly √ Wear purple – we need both men and women to stand together in the fight for gender equality. √ Gate collections will take place on Friday...

International Women’s Day – GATE COLLECTION

    International Women’s Day Gate Collection   Bring your spare change March 8 and throw it in the buckets to help support domestic abuse services. Local 88 was the first BIG 3 plant to have Domestic Violence language. Lets continue to show we support those affected by domestic violence!     Unifor 88 Women’s Committee.

Podcast #2 Member Submitted Questions.

  After a successful first podcast we are looking to do another one. With a different format. Do you have questions for Mike Vanboekel (shop floor chair) or Joe Graves (president of local 88). Perhaps you don’t feel comfortable asking or feel it may be a silly question. Nows your chance! Use the enclosed form. Questions are anonymous. Ask us anything. We will gather the results and answer one...

International Womens Day – Call to Action!

We need your help! As we look to celebrate International Women’s day on March 8, 2019. Our own local is having a breakfast at the union hall cooked by the Local 88 brothers. Its a FREE meal open to any Local 88 members. The Women’s Committee in conjunction with Local 88 Comms would like to ask anyone attending the meeting or breakfast tomorrow to bring a DONATION of Feminine Products t...

Are you fluent in ASL?

From the In-Plant Committees, GM Cami Assembly and Unifor Local 88 acknowledge that there is a gap between the Hearing and Deaf members within our plant. We are looking for individuals (hourly and/or salary) who are fluent in American Sign Language to be used on an “as needed basis” for meetings, cross training and NON- disciplinary issues. We are looking for people on all shifts to support this i...

Inplant Message – Recall and STPT intake

  To Local 88 Members The company has informed us they will be recalling 25 more laid off members to begin work full time on March 4. Unofficially I expect another 25 to be recalled in April as well. Phone calls will begin today to begin the canvas to find the next 25. Also if you are currently laid off and are looking for work the company is taking on more STPT’s. The warmer weather will be ...

Pension course update!

    Pension Course February 2nd, 2018 We have a pension course coming up February 2nd, 2018 from 8am to 4:30pm at the Four Points Sheraton in London, Ontario. The requests for this course were higher than we have space for at the Four Points. We are currently about 30-40 people over the space limit, and due to the high volume have decided to put on another course coming up in October. We...