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Strike Memories 1st Anniversary Part III

  One year ago today Unifor Local 88 negotiations with CAMI/GM Ingersoll reached the deadline without an agreement. Our job action began. Over the past few days the Communications committee has released 2 videos commemorating this point in our Locals history. Today, on the anniversary, we are releasing the 3rd. We asked our members to tell us what thoughts they had reflecting back to a year ago and we combined them into the video. You can find all 3 videos as well as other content from Unifor Local 88 on our YouTube channel. Solidarity Sisters, Brothers, & Comrades, Local 88 Communications team.

Strike Memories Anniversary Part II

  As promised here is video #2 of our strike of 2017 anniversary. Please feel free to share if you see someone you know. If you haven’t visited the Unifor Local 88 YouTube channel yet you can find it here.  

Strike Memories Anniversary Sept 17, 2018

Whether you want to remember the highly stressful times of a year ago or would rather forget, September 17, 2017 changed everything for Unifor Local 88. For the second time in our history, and exactly 25 years later, we went out on strike. Stress was incredibly high but we banded together to keep each other afloat emotionally. We held the lines and coordinated office duties, finance duties, communications, rallies, and an incredible amount of logistics for 29 days. Solidarity was the biggest key to morale during our time on the line. BBQs, karaoke, ring toss, hockey games, rallies, and support from our community hit all time highs to keep us going. A year has passed and the Communications Committee has decided to undertake the task of sorting through the, literally, thousands of pictures t...