2018 TRIENNIAL RESULTS (easy read version)

PRESIDENT Joe Graves VICE PRESIDENT Brent Tree RECORDING SECRETARY Kim DeGraaf FINANCIAL SECRETARY Linda Leyten        737          *ELECTED Julie Fenn             664 BALLOTS CAST:     1401 NEEDED TO WIN:     702 SPOILED:                     7 SERGEANT AT ARMS Pete McDonald           706           *ELECTED* Keith Ackworth           609 BALLOTS CAST:     1315 NEEDED TO WIN:     659 SPOILED:                      9 GUIDE Allan Fisher TRUSTEE Monica Lovell Doris Weir Krista Muirhead UNIFOR CONVENTION DELEGATES Arnie Small Stephan Cronin Allan Fisher Adam Trudgen Linda Leyten Jeff Bankes Steven Pye Mike Murphy Nicole Lambert Kim DeGraaf Julie Fenn Paco Mel Boelsterli (Unit 2)                      UNIFOR CANADIAN COUNCIL Jeff Bankes Mike Murphy Stephan Cronin Jamie Wright Paco Jeff Ramackers UN...

The International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, May 17

From National. Unifor calls to End the Ban The International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, May 17, is an annual reminder that although progress that has been made, there is further to go. Unifor joins the international call for action to address the inequality that too many, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people in our workplaces and communities face. Unifor encourages all people to recognize and embrace this day, to support the ongoing struggles for inclusion, acceptance and respect of all LGBTQ people, including supporting the call to end the discriminatory blood donation policy here in Canada and Quebec. LGBTQ all across the country and around the world are faced with legal, social, and institutional barriers. It is these barriers that isolate and divide...

UAT Training Information.

Union Awareness Training – Trainers Required As a result of the 2017 Collective Agreement each Union Member represented by Unifor Local 88 will be provided with 24 hours of Union Awareness Training.  This training will be conducted at the Unifor Local 88 Union Hall.  The following positions are required: Four Full Time Trainers Two Alternate Trainers (activated only in long term absence by full time trainer)   All Union Awareness Trainers will be scheduled to work 40 hours per regular work-week.  Their duties will include tasks such as: Conduct training Maintaining the training classroom and related materials Completing any additional administrative items related to the training Making the necessary preparations for subsequent training sessions Attend Unifor General Membership Meeting...

Local 88 Triennial Runoff Election Results 2018

Here are the Runoff election results 18 RUN-OFF results

Amber Alert for Ontario – Update

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

Sad News Brian Neil McClelland

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Brother Brian Neil McClelland. Brother McClelland passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Brian was employed at General Motors Cami in 1989 and retired almost 4 years ago on September 1, 2014. We extend our condolences to Brother McClelland’s family, friends and co-workers. Online condolences may be made at

Canadian Association of Labour Media Awards

For those that are not aware Local 88 is a member of the Canadian Association of Labour Media (CALM). Once a year the association holds an awards night to honour excellence in the print, broadcast, online and graphics arts for material produced in the previous year from all across Canada. Tonight, Friday May 11, 2018, the ceremony is being held in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Local 88 has won 3 Awards! Best photograph Winner: volunteer produced. Sister Doris Weir snapped the winning pic during our strike in 2017 of Sister Ashley Osbourne and her son on the picket line. Rosemarie Bahr award for excellence in print layout and design Winner – volunteer produced. For our April 2017 Off the Line newsletter. Best website Winner Volunteer produced: I’d like to personally thank E...

Communications from GM-CAMI Assembly

GM-CAMI Assembly has contacted us and asked if we could share some info with our members in order to reach a wider audience.  

Funeral Arrangements for Sister Kim Van Daele

Obituary First Visitation When: Monday, May 14th, 2018 2:00pm – 4:00pm Location: Ostrander’s Funeral Home Second Visitation When: Monday, May 14th, 2018 7:00pm – 9:00pm Location: Ostrander’s Funeral Home Service Information When: Tuesday, May 15th, 2018, 2:00pm Officiating: Pastor Kevin Taylor Map & Direction


  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Sister Kim Van Daele. Sister Van Daele passed away on Tuesday, May 8, 2018.  Kim started at Cami on August 26, 1991 and was currently working in the Assembly Dept. We extend our deepest condolences to Sister Van Daele’s family, friends and coworkers. Funeral arrangements will be posted when available.

2017-2021 Collective Agreement now available with page numbers included

2017-2021 GM_Unifor88_CAMI The Printer has now supplied us with the Collective Agreement with page numbers included, much easier to navigate.


ELECTION RESULTS – AWC UNIT TWO   INPLANT CHAIR Mel Boelsterli ACCLAIMED COMMITTEEPERSON OFFICE/DISPATCH Dave Mavin                             5  **ELECTED Rob Bossence                        1 COMMITTEEPERSON YARD No Nominations Received HEALTH & SAFETY Trish Hawkins ACCLAIMED

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