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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 weeks ago one of these librarians when asked, said that the main sticking point is not money, it’s contract language which the Board has unilaterally decided to discard without discussion with the workers. It is the current ability of p/t librarians to self-schedule their Sunday shifts. The Board wants to be able to mandate Sunday shifts which are currently voluntary. The librarians want to keep the s...

National Aboriginal Day Event

The Local 88 AWOC Committee invites you to a National Aboriginal Day Celebration. Please join us on Sunday June 24, 2018 at The Unifor Local 88 union hall from 12 noon until 3 pm for a small showcase of Indigenous Tradition. Come see Indigenous Singers, Dancers, and Drummers. Sample traditional food. See poster for more details. See you there!

National Aboriginal Day Celebration

The Local 88 AWOC Committee invites you to a National Aboriginal Day Celebration. Please join us on Sunday June 24, 2018 at The Unifor Local 88 union hall from 12 noon until 3 pm for a small showcase of Indigenous Tradition. Come see Indigenous Singers, Dancers, and Drummers. Sample traditional food. See poster for more details. See you there!

Oxford County Pride Events

Unifor Local 88 is a proud sponsor of the Oxford pride festival. June is Pride month and in the spirit of Pride the Communications Committee has changed the website banner from Unifor red to the Pride rainbow! In the future if you have an event that is put on by or Local 88 sponsored please let us know plenty of time in advance and we will see if we can update our site header for the event. Send us an email here. For a list of events and to check out the Oxford Pride website please click on the poster below.

Provincial All Candidates Meeting For Oxford

Come out and meet the candidates. Get Informed before you vote. Locations and times on the attached poster.

Amber Alert for Ontario – Update

Amber Alert for Ontario Updated 1:06 pm – child found safe

Thursday Jersey Day April 12/18

Thursday Jersey Day April 12/18 GM Cami Assembly Plant A show of support for the Humboldt Broncos who lost too many members in an horrific crash heading to a hockey game. This is for the fallen as well as the survivors and their families. #jerseyday #Humboldtbroncos Have a look at the Pics on Flickr

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

On March 21, 2018, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Unifor will join others in recognizing the ongoing oppression facing Indigenous and people of colour. Please click here for more information and a statement from Unifor National.

Local 88 Sister Honoured at ApprSHEation Awards

Local 88 Sister Linda Smith was honoured today at the 9th annual International Women’s Day event. “Linda Smith is a recipient based on her many years in organizing the Take Back the Night March, and volunteering in providing food for folks that don’t have food, and volunteering on various women’s boards.” Congratulations Linda!! You are an awesome activist, Co-Chair, mentor, and friend. See the full Heart.fm story here.

New Website Live!!

Hello everyone, Our new website is now live. We have listened to your suggestions and slimmed things down and made things easier to find. The most commonly looked for items are up front. If you are a Local 88 member join our members area to connect with your work family, Buy/ Sell, post events etc. Welcome! We are working on our app. There may be a few days of service interruption while we switch it over. Also depending on your service provider it will take them time for our site to filter through their cached  servers but we are here and ready to go! I’d personally like to thank the entire Communications team for All of their hard work brainstorming, web designing, graphics designing, and building. It’s been a busy two months. Thanks go out to: Nick D’Avirro Keith Ackwor...

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