In Our Community

Some Bunny Wanted!

  Well folks, it’s that time of year again and Community Service Committee is looking for a young male/female to play the part as the EASTER BUNNY!!! If your child is a young adolescent, that’s outgoing, fun, entertaining, and gets along with small children please PM me (Dave Simmons). Maybe your child needs some High School credits, or is just all around happy to entertain youngsters! ((UNIFOR Union Hall Ingersoll Ontario)) (((APRIL 19th starts @ 10am))) There will be food and beverages served as well HAPPY EASTER (in advance) For More Info Contact David Simmons @ davidlsimmons@gmail.com Community Services Committee.    

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 revealed a campaign total of $482 071 to be shared between @unitedwayoxford and @unitedwayemca Thanks to everyone for their support!!

Mike is in 2nd place and could use your help.

  To all Local 88 Members Mike Van Boekel’s family entered a contest and have been informed they are currently in 2nd place out of 4. The top 2 video’s getting the most votes will each win $50 000. Please take the time to vote EVERYDAY with any devices you have and pleaes vote EVERYDAY until DEC 10!!! Help the Van Boekel’s win $50 000 for their community, please take the time and vote. Remember their video is called Hickson and shows a red fire truck at the opening scene to click on. https://go.pioneer.com/heres-to-hometowns#finalists    

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.

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….

ITOPA Presents Heidi-Sponsored by Unifor 88 & 2163

Join us at ITOPA, Ingersoll Theatre of Performing Arts on November 29th for a special Unifor preview night of the production of Heidi, co-sponsored by Unifor Locals 88 and 2163.  Show starts at 7:30pm sharp. Complimentary tickets for admission for Local 88 members are available at the Unifor 88 union hall office (house) at 364 Victoria St.  Quantities are limited.  Call (519) 425-0952 ext. 101 or 102 or stop by to pick some up. Local 2163 members can pick theirs up at the Local 2163 office downtown Ingersoll, 84 Thames St. S. (519) 425-9028.

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, communications, rallies, and an incredible amount of logistics for 29 days. Solidarity was the biggest key to morale during our time on the line. BBQs, karaoke, ring toss, hockey games, rallies, and support from our community hit all time highs to keep us going. A year has passed and the Communications Committee has decided to undertake the task of sorting through the, literally, thousands of pictures t...

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 bathroom renovations. Also as a Local we donate monetarily to surrounding communities. At the Labour Day BBQ Local 88 made donations to the following organizations: IDCI c/o Developmental Education Class in Memory of “Miss Brittany” – Sharon Spriel & Harold Duivesteyn #IVEGOTYOURBACK911- Jill Foster & Andy Labell Big Brother & Big Sisters- Nicole Killarie Ingersoll Minor Ba...