Showing all stories, ordered by date
The Local 27 Retirees' Chapter Executive has determined that the cancellation of the retiree's meetings will continue into the foreseeable future.
Message from the asrTrust regarding the fund and out of country coverage.
To all Unifor Local 27 Retirees’ Chapter members:
The chapter's executive has decided, in keeping with government mandates, to suspend the monthly meetings until further notice due to the dangers of spreading the Coronavirus in large gatherings.
Thursday night at the United Way Elgin Middlesex Labour Appreciation Awards Night, Hector Mclellan was recognized for a lifetime of activism and a crucial part of the United Way and Labour Movement with the Images of Hope Award
Unifor President Jerry Dias has issued a request for volunteers to participate in a Unifor National Solidarity Action in support of Unifor Local 594. Your chapter may send activist retirees to participate in picket line action from January 20 until February 2, inclusive, in Regina.
Due to the Union Hall being unavailable on the planned day of the January meeting, the executive has decided to cancel the meeting.
For many Canadians, these calls involve a robotic voice informing the listener that they are in imminent danger of arrest or a lawsuit, before proceeding to ask for personal information. Many Canadians report receiving multiple calls a day.
On Saturday, November 16th from 2pm to 4pm, Unifor Local 27 will be hosting a Celebration of Life for Monty Fielding
Monty passed away peacefully at Victoria Hospital on October 23rd, 2019 after a short battle with cancer.
Please join Monty's family and friends in celebrating a life of generosity, love and laughter.
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.
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.
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.
Doug Ford's attack on public healthcare has begun.
The Toronto Star just reported that a secret group made up Ford's Conservatives and big corporation are preparing a major campaign to lay the groundwork for American-style, for-profit healthcare in Ontario.
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.
Friday, Jan. 11th, Petition Update, Megan Crawford shared an update on Keep the GM Oshawa Assembly Plant open petition