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This video opened the founding convention of Unifor, a new union formed from the merging of the Canadian Auto Workers and the Communication, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada.
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At this annual conference, resolutions submitted by the retired workers chapters and area councils are debated and approved. These resolutions will form the briefs and lobbies for all levels of government to protect the rights and dignity for all senior citizens.
the London and District Labour Council hosted their annual Labour Day picnic. It was a day to celebrate the important role unions and the labour movement have in ensuring workplace and labour rights, and the considerable contributions that unions make to communities. Many turned out for an enjoyable and relaxing event with plenty of food and drinks, and lots of entertainment for the kids. The fun started at noon in Thames Park just South of Horton St. on Ridout St. with wrap up around 400pm.
When the premiers met in Niagara-on-the-Lake We were there to tell them to Take a Stand for Medicare We told Prime Minister Stephen Harper to Renew Canada’s Health Accord. The Harper government is retreating from a federal government role in social programs and services that create equity and improve social progress. Key programs like health care are facing cuts, and national standards are being abandoned.
2013 London / Woodstock Retired Workers Area Council Picnic CAW retirees from St Thomas, Stratford, Woodstock, Ingersoll and Sarnia retiree chapters were all invited to attend. St. Thomas. Local 1520 Hosted this years picnic at beautiful Pinafore Park in St. Thomas. A good time was had by all.
On June the 18th at 3:30 pm Local 27 will be hosting "A Celebration of the Life of Georgina Anderson". Many speakers including Ken Lewenza and Hector McLellan will salute Gina's life, loves and accomplishments. Please plan on attending this event and join Gina's family and friends in Celebrating Gina's Life.