National Pharmacare Survey

  The Unifor Retiree Council in Port Elgin has asked that we share this survey with our members and ask that we participate. There is a quick survey or if you have the time there is a longer questionnaire. Take Survey/Questionaire here.

Persons Day Gala October 20, 2018

  October 20, 2018 Local 88 will be holding it’s 4th annual Persons Day Gala with proceeds going to help support Ingamo Homes Second Stage Transitional Housing for Women and Children of Oxford county. Deadline to purchase tickets is October 15th For more info please click here.

Anti-bullying T-shirts Are Here

Anti-bullying T-shirts have finally arrived and we will start distributing this week in the plant. We will also have the pre-ordered shirts available tomorrow, at the labour day picnic, for pick up. Just look for the Human Rights/AWOC ring toss. You will be contacted by Phil Vandermolen, Aaron Chabwa or Alexandra Fitzgerald to arrange delivery and payment for your order. If you have any questions please contact Phil at 519-504-0506 prefer text. Just a reminder shirts are $20.

2018 Turkey Rumble Ride

Do you ride? Do you have an awesome car? Come join others for the 2018 Bike/Car run. Meet at the Local 88 union hall at 10am, engines start at 11. Please click here for more info.

Texas Hold em Tournament

Sunday October 14, 2018 Unifor Local 88 Hall 364 Victoria Street, Ingersoll ON. Entry Deadline October 7th 2018 Limited to the first 120 PAID Entries Entry fee $40.00 (Light Lunch provided) Re-buy within the first hour only Registration Begins at 10:30 AM Cards Fly at 11:30 AM Sharp Follow this link for ENTRY FORM and rules.

Reminder Volleyball Tournament This Saturday

Just a reminder that the Young Workers Committee Volleyball tournament is this Saturday! Registration begins at 8:30am and games start at 9:00am. All teams are asked to be present by 9:00am so the tournament can get underway. Please click the poster for more details.  

Labour Day 2018 BBQ

  Please join Local 88 for a Labour Day BBQ. Games Entertainment Activities Food Free Draws Music Please click on the picture below to go to the Labour Day page for more information, posters, and more. Join your union family and celebrate with us!

2018 Fall P.E.L. Participants

  The 2018 Fall application and selection process is now been completed. Most applicants have been delivered a letter explaining the committees decision and what course if a successful candidate. If you have not received notification please call me at the Local office or contact your committeeperson.

AWC Strike Mandate Vote

AWC Strike Mandate Vote Yes         21 No 100% support by membership for the Bargaining Committee  

Shift Calendar Fixed

We have been having some difficulties with our Calendar download for a month or so now. I’m happy to report it’s fixed! If you go to the calendar page on the website and click the Add Our Calendar To Your Own link you can add our shift calendar to your smartphone so you will always know what shift we are on as well as holidays etc. Or click the picture below to take you there.  

Team Leader Selection

TEAM LEADER TESTING In 2017 bargaining, we agreed to implement standardized Team Leader Testing as per BIQ 4 standards.   All GM plants in North America must meet BIQ 4 requirements to remain eligible for future product, standardized Team Leader Testing is part of this.  The testing is not hard.  There is a written test consisting of short answers that are mostly acronym descriptions and 4 fairly easy math questions, and you can use a calculator.   At every team board there is a binder that explains all the acronyms and a copy of that same binder will be in the testing room for anyone to refer to.  After the written test there is a short interview with your group leader and a short interview with your assistant manager – this all follows the GMS guidelines. Testing occurs on company time, ...

Local 88 Volleyball Tournament August 25

Get a team together for a volleyball tournament put on by the Local 88 Young Workers Committee. Money raised goes to the Cruz’s Wish to Walk fund! Come on out and enjoy some sun and fun on the beach! Teams need to pre-register, more info on the poster.

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