Unifor Local 27 Retirees Chapter

Retired from the job, but not the fight

Showing all stories, ordered by date


Lifespin Details

Jackie from Life*Spin was our March speaker, here are the details on times and acceptable donations that we promised to make available to the chapter.

Read More

Edith Mary Johnston Obituary

Edith Mary Johnston, of London, Ontario died peacefully on March 4th in Mount Hope Long Term Care in her 99th year.

Edith is remembered as a leader and mentor within the labour movement.

Read More

A New Face in the Executive

Img 3550

The March meeting saw elections held for delegates to attend various labour/retiree functions, we also held an election for the executive position of Vice-Chair, this election was won by Larry Cushing.

Read More

GM Oshawa Closure Updates

Dims

The following PDF files cover the original Oshawa closure announcement, follow up announcements and any responses from Unifor or other pertinent sources.

We will also include some News coverage that might be of interest at the bottom of the article.

Monday, Jan 7th, Article Updated, Negotiation News

~

Tuesday, Jan. 8th, Article Updated, New Website and Response to Jerry Dias

~

Friday, Jan. 11th, Petition Update, Megan Crawford shared an update on Keep the GM Oshawa Assembly Plant open petition

~

Tuesday, Jan. 15th, GM reaffirms Oshawa closure after meetings with Ontario and federal officials

Read More

Come to Windsor to Support Autoworkers and Keep GM Jobs in Canada.

Dims

The Unifor National is organizing a major rally in Windsor on January 11 at 11 am at Dieppe park. In support of our members at GM.

Here is a link to the Rally information:

https://www.saveoshawagm.ca/rally

View Event

Another 16 Call Centres Linked to CRA Scam Busted in India: RCMP

Dangerous phone spoofing scams on the increase 136422549683903901 171101182004

The RCMP says an additional 16 call centres linked to the Canada Revenue Agency phone scam have been dismantled by Indian authorities.

Police said the call centres involved are believed to be among those behind the threatening phone messages commonly received by Canadians. The callers pose as CRA agents and demand payment of fines or tax debts, usually in Bitcoin, on a threat of prosecution.

Read More

Top 5 Holiday Scams To Watch Out For This Year

Holiday scams

The holiday season can be both exciting and stressful. Between parties, gift giving and travel, it’s easy to get distracted and let your guard down.

But now is the time to be on high alert and watch out for fraud, because nothing kills the holiday spirit like getting conned out of your hard-earned money.

Here’s how to protect yourself from this year’s top holiday scams that are easy to fall for.

Read More

Local 27 Retirees Christmas Lunch

Open uri20150119 3 omyyjg

The Annual Local 27 Retirees' Chapter Christmas Lunch

There are a limited amount of tickets for the Christmas Lunch remaining, they will be made available at the Local 27 reception desk and (if any remain) at the December meeting.

View Event

Twin Pines Remembrance Day Service 2018

Unnamed

Twin Pine Co-Op Remembrance Day Memorial service this year was once again a very moving and especially significant as we remember the Great War from a hundred years past.

View 7 photos in Gallery

Don't call back: 'One ring scam' targets phones across Canada

Phone scammer

A Scam that loads hefty fees onto your phone bill is resurfacing across Canada.

The fraudsters behind the so-called “one ring scam” place calls that appear to originate overseas and hang up quickly. Curious victims return the anonymous missed call and inadvertently agree to fees that get piled onto their monthly bill.

Read More

2018 Port Elgin Labour Day Parade

Unnamed %284

The Grey Bruce Labour Council Unifor will hold their annual Labour Day parade in Port Elgin on Monday September 3rd.

Once again Local 27 will be supplying a bus for the retirees who wish to attend.

View Event

Newsmakers London - Provincial Election - Hot Topic #2

Hot topic

Host Jess Brady is joined by a panel of political experts, including Peter Bergmanis, to break down the major issues for Ontarians in the 2018 Provincial Election.

Read More

United Way Recognizes Two of Our Own

United way  local 27

Bob Sexsmith and Hector McLellan were honoured with Certificates of Appreciation from the Dani Bartlett from the United Way

Read More

NDP Support at the Save CFI Rally

29468866 10156200021930120 3879926112058343424 n %281%29

Local 27 Retirees were in attendance at both rallies to save the Cardiac Fitness Institute at Victoria Hospital.

LHSC is trying to close the Cardiac Fitness Institute after 37 years. The program is cost effective and saves lives. The latest research supports this despite what the hospital CEO is saying. Please join us to help us fight for this valuable program and the 1400-2000 Londoners that will be gravely affected by its closure.

Read More

Local 27 Retirees' Chapter Elections

20180307 105136

Congratulations to the newly elected Retirees' Chapter Executive. Hector, Bob, Monty and Peter retained their positions on the executive and one new executive member was added with Bill Downie being elected to the position of Vice-Chair.

Read More