Author: Keith Ackworth

Walk For Alzheimer’s.

  Our team is raising money in support of the Alzheimer Society by participating in the Walk for Alzheimer’s in memory of and under the name of Bob White, the founding President of the Canadian Auto Workers who passed last February after battling the disease. “Bob White is loved and respected by everyone so it’s a beautiful dedication to him,” said Bonnie Martin, awareness trainer with ...

United Way Reveal.

      On December 14th, GM CAMI Assembly and UNIFOR Local 88 employees shared some #locallove in celebrating another successful United Way Campaign. While these ‘Every Day Heroes’ don’t always wear capes, they do make the world a better place when they all band together. Committed to supporting local community initiatives and providing opportunities for a brighter future, today they...

AXE Throwing hosted by the YWC.

  AXE Throwing presented by the Youth Members Committee.

Christmas Hamper Donation Total.

  Thank you Unifor Local 88/CAMI Assembly team members for your generosity with the Annual Christmas Hamper Campaign and supporting the communities where we live, work and play!! This year you raised $11,223.00 to assist the local Salvation Army in providing a traditional holiday meal, clothes, and gifts to families in need!

United Way Draw Winners!!

      Our United Way campaign has wrapped up for 2018. We want to thank all those who contributed. Our local is full of big giving hearts and those we help are very thankful. Winners can pick up their prizes in the united way office. Just down the hall from the old union office. CONGRATULATIONS!!!   Lottery Raffle Prize Winners. Payroll Deduction Raffle Winners    

Unifor Local 88 “On the Line” PODCAST with Mike Van Boekel

With all the stuff going on around us in regards to bill 148 repeal, Oshawa closure and USMCA. The communications committee thought it would be a good idea to sit down with plant chair Mike Van Boekel in a podcast type interview to discuss these things, CAMI plus much more! We will be adding a transcribed version later today (at the bottom of this) for people that wish to read it. We are looking a...

A Sweet Donation!

    Unifor 88 shares the spirit of giving. November 24, 2018. Ingersoll – The euphoric and excited atmosphere on the weekend at the annual Bid for Kids event, was not only from the yummy cupcakes up for auction. With a goal of $40,000 in mind for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Ingersoll/Tillsonburg, everyone in attendance was blown away when Unifor Local 88 was involved in a biddi...

In-plant update on Oshawa Announcement. Update 2

  Update 2.0 the in plant committee has asked us to post the following edit to this update Normal shifts for tomorrow. Everyone should report as normal. UPDATE ON OSHAWA Mike Van Boekel  has asked we post this information on his behalf as he is currently in Oshawa in meetings. The bargaining team is headed to Oshawa to meet with Local 222 and the National, due to the announcement this morning...

United Way Prize Lottery List

  The second phase of our United Way campaign is under way. Show your #LocalLove by purchasing tickets through the united way campaigners in plant. Thank you to all for your continued support! For more info see flyers below….

Environmental GOLD Award for GM-CAMI.

    DETROIT — General Motors’ CAMI Assembly Plant in Canada has received the Wildlife Habitat Council’s highest recognition for overall excellence in corporate conservation, the Gold Program Award. General Motors continues to lead the industry with the most WHC Conservation Certification sites — 75 — and is at nearly 85 percent of its goal to achieve certification at all its manufacturin...

PURPLE SHIRTS NOW IN!!

  Shine the light Purple shirts are now IN. T Text Alex Fitzgerald to grab one! T-shirts are 20 for short sleeve. 25 for long T shirt. Alex Fitzgerald 228-878-5724  

United Way Myths

United Way Canvassing As this years campaign is underway we are again answering questions about where the money goes and how much of it gets to the actual recipient. First things first. Generally, the memes and Facebook posts are FALSE. A simple web search could eliminate a lot of these falsehoods.  If you are concerned about where your money is going, do the research. Spreading false unchecked in...

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