Retiree News

New website almost ready.

The new Unifor Local 88 website will be launching very soon. There will be all things that were on the old site + some new features like a more compact easier to navigate design with links to all things Local 88 and an improved members area. Please note – over the next two weeks some features of the old site may be intermittent as we move the last few things over to the new one. We will try to keep any interruptions as brief as possible. We are not currently approving members trying to sign up for the old members area because it will be shutting down shortly so if you have been trying to sign up in the last few weeks you will need to sign up again after we launch. Stay tuned we will keep everyone updated.


The Retiree Chapter elections will happen this year. The schedule for the election of Unifor Local 88 Retiree Chapter Officers shall be every three (3) years. Nominations shall be in March, elections in April (runoff in May if needed), to take office in June. The Retiree Executive Board members are: Brian Ginty……….Chair Doug Howey…….Vice-Chair Janet Booker…..Recording Secretary …..Financial Secretary Gary Hansen……Sergeant-at-Arms Frank Esseltine…Trustee Bob Clifford…….Trustee Responsibilities of the Local Union Retired Workers Chapter Officers   a) The officers of the Retired Workers Chapter will include: Chairperson,  Vice-Chairperson, Recording Secretary, Financial Secretary,  Sergeant-At-Arms, and two (2) Trustees.           b) ...

2018 Retiree meetings and United Way

Here we go again. Welcome to a new year. The meeting dates for 2018 are as follows… January 10, February 14, March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13 (BBQ), August 8, September 12, October 10, and November 14 (Christmas lunch). All meetings are scheduled to start at 10:00 am, so I ask that you try to be on time. At the meeting on January 10, we shall have the Local 88 members campaigning  for the United Way here. Please bring an open mind and a blank cheque with you. (SMILE) On the topic of money, retiree dues of $24.00 are due for 2018. Please continue to support our small group. Keep in mind that this is an election year for both the Local 88 Retiree Chapter as well as elections in the plant. As members in good standing, we have the right to vote for three Local positions. They are…...

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