Unifor Local 27 Retirees Chapter

Retired from the job, but not the fight

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First Computer Course Rescheduled to February

The computer classes that the executive has arranged from McMaster University Labour Studies are beginning; The first beginners is being rescheduled to February 7th or 8th, update on the exact dare will follow... Read more for additional information.

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OFL: Rally for Rights and Democracy at Ontario Liberal Leadership Convention

On Saturday, January 26, 2013, at 1:00 p.m., join Ontarians in protest as we stand together to defend democratic and economic rights.

Demand good jobs, public services, workers’ rights, and the recall of the legislature! The Ontario government has been shut down while workers’ rights are under threat and cuts to jobs and services are hurting families.

Read more on www.ett.ca

New Union Founding Convention Slated for Toronto, August 30-September 1, 2013

"The Proposal Committee established by the CAW and the CEP to develop a plan for a new Canadian union held its sixth meeting in Toronto last week. This was its first meeting after the strong endorsements that were given to the New Union proposal at the recent conventions of both organizations."

Read more on www.newunionproject.ca

New Union Logo Coming Monday, January 7!

"The Canadian Auto Workers union (CAW) and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union (CEP) are working towards creating a new union, including developing a new name and logo. On Monday, January 7, you’ll be invited to take a moment to let us know your opinions and ideas and participate in the first part of this exciting process."

Read more on www.newunionproject.ca

In July of 2012, Ontario PC leader Tim Hudak posted a four-part blog about his party's "Path to Prosperity" white paper.

Sid Ryan, President of the Ontario Federation Labour, has posted part one of his three part reply: When Hudak Says "Flexible" Labour, He Really Means "Cheap".

Read more on www.huffingtonpost.ca

Day of Protests Over Pensions

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On April 23 2009, retirees from all over south-western Ontario gathered in Toronto at Queens Park in a show of solidarity over the threat to our pensions.

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EMC Picket

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Computer Classes

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Computer classes with the Local 27 Retirees. Held in the Summer of 2012 at the International Labourers Hall on Firestone Blvd. London

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