Shutdown Confirmation/Vacation Scheduling – Begins the week of March 12

Attached is the memo from the company confirming Summer Shutdown as the first two weeks of July (2nd and 9th) Vacation Scheduling is set to begin March 12, 2018 Vacation Scheduling proxy forms and Production Shift Calendar are also included Copy of 2018 – 2019 Shift Calendar PROD Round 1 FINAL Vac Proxy PRODUCTION PROD Round 2 Proxy Vac PRODUCTION MTNCE Round 1 FINAL Vac Proxy MAINTENANCE MTNCE Round 2 Proxy Vac MAINTENANCE ONLY 2018 confirmed shutdown dates

International Repetitive Strain Injury Awareness Day (RSI Day)

Message from Unifor National Dear Sisters and Brothers, On February 28, we mark the International Repetitive Strain Injury Awareness Day (RSI Day). Injured workers and labour activists founded RSI Day as an annual event to raise awareness and increase protection against these serious, and potentially disabling, injuries which are often incurred on the job. Unifor will continue to call on all provinces and territories to expand mandatory ergonomic regulations. All governments must adopt strong workplace regulations, backed by robust enforcement, to protect workers from painful, costly and unnecessary injuries. On RSI Day and on every day, we encourage all members to take a moment to examine their workspace to identify hazards that could lead to RSIs and to bring any concerns to your local h...

Members area improvements

Hello Local 88 members. I’ve spent the day overhauling the members area of the website and making it simpler and more straight forward to use. There is only one choice in the main menu now under Members called…Members area. Select that and you will be taken to a new launch page with some explanation and 3 choices. Navigation will now be by one of the 3 icons which live on each members area page. They will take you back and forth between the pages. If you are a Local 88 member and would like to sign up please hit the register link in the main menu and we will get to you ASAP. Please be patient we are ironing out some problems with our email server and are having to do some of the sign up manually. If you have signed up and haven’t received an email letting you know you are...

Unifor national non contact hockey tournament

Please find information on the poster and more complete info in the attached PDF.   More complete info here.

2018 Unifor Family Education Program-REVISED DATES

Please find attached the 2018 Unifor Family Education Program Application. The deadline to submit is April 20, 2018. Unifor Family Education Program 2018 Revised

$531,299 Raised For United Way

The United Way has a proven ability to make a real difference in people’s lives. The United Way Campaign is vital to the success of many charitable organizations in the community in which we live. These charitable organizations would not be able to function without continued support from the United Way. The United Way of Elgin & Middlesex and the United Way of Oxford are no different they play a very important role in our communities. Recognition At this time, I would like to recognize some individuals and groups of people; Joint Unifor Local 88/GM CAMI Ingersoll United Way Committee Chairpersons Jana Wreford-Unifor 88 Mark Taylor-Unifor 88 Dan Bender-Salary   The co-chairpersons play a significant role each year in setting up, organizing and bringing everything together for this ...

Seeing is Believing Tours-United Way Oxford

United Way’s Labour Committee invites you to… Learn how United Way Oxford works to improve lives locally. Hear from those living in poverty, with mental health & addiction concerns and how we are helping kids be all they can be. Join us! Monday March 5th or Monday April 9th 3:30 p.m. -5:15 p.m. Harvey Woods Lofts · 18 Vansittart Ave., Woodstock Sign up by calling 519-539-3851 or Seeing Is Believing_Labour

Pharmacare-A Plan For Everyone

On Monday, February 12, 2018, Mike Van Boekel, GM CAMI Unit Chairperson and Dan Borthwick, Unifor 88 President made a presentation to Ingersoll Town Council on the need for a National Pharmacare Program. The Town of Ingersoll passed the attached resolution unanimously. ON-Municipal-Pharmacare Resolution 2017 Take one minute to send your MP a message using the link below. Ask them to stand up and take action on pharmacare. Send your Member of Parliament a message right now: We urge every member to contact their MP.

Used Cell Phone Recycling.

Posted on behalf of the Environment Committee. For information on joining the Environment Committee. Please contact Todd Sleeper or Ashley Osborne.

Environmental Awards Dinner

Congrats to Local 88 member Linda Smith. For information on joining the Environment Committee please contact Todd Sleeper or Ashley Osborne.  

Important Benefits Notice, Action Centre and T4 address confirmation needed

The following is information on your Action Center. The Action Centre has been set up for members of Local 88 who have been affected by the layoff in August 2017 or individuals who find themselves requiring assistance with Service Canada. Please call Bob Craig if you have any questions on the center or services may be available to you through Service Canada.   GM CAMI Unifor Action Centre  Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm 37 William Street Ingersoll, ON 519-425-4155   WHAT IS AN ACTION CENTRE? It is a facility that has been set up for all GM CAMI Assembly Plant employees affected by the layoffs in July and August 2017.  The purpose of the Action Centre is to help you find that next job or training opportunity.  Or perhaps you need help in preparing for yo...

GM Cami hiring Industrial Electrician and Operating Engineer

GM Cami hiring Industrial Electrician and Operating Engineer Please follow this link to see job postings.

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