Unifor Local 27 Retirees Chapter

Retired from the job, but not the fight

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Passing of a Long Time Member


We are saddened to convey the news of the passing Yvonne Herlick, wife of a long time member Bob.

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Link to "Letter to Retiree's" April 2022

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This is a copy of the letter sent out (Canada Post) to regular attending members of the Unifor Local 27 Retirees' Chapter members.

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Retirees Chapter 2022 - May Meeting Plus Elections *UPDATE*

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Our Chair, Hector has received permission from the Local 27 Executive to hold our first post-Covid chapter meeting on May 4th, 2022.
Major Business:
We are planning to hold long-overdue elections at this meeting Position for all Chapter Executive positions will be open

We Need Member Support to Continue!

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Points to Consider Regarding the Upcoming Provincial Election

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We need to have the political will to support parties and groups that will support appropriate housing, food security and wrap-around mental and physical health services in our communities so all citizens may flourish and be the best they can be.

An article by Bob Sexsmith

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Cecil Jenkins 1929 - 2022


We are saddened to pass along some sad news.

Long time Retirees Chapter member Cecil Jenkins passed away last week.

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A Christmas Message from the Executive


The executive of the Retiree Chapter would like to wish all members and spouses a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year as 2021 comes to a close.
UPDATE - A video explaining the updated GM Benefits from the asrTrust has been added to this post

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Retirees Chapter 2021 - May Update


A Monthly update on what is going on with The Local 27 Retirees' Chapter

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Day of Mourning 2021 - Virtual Light Up & Zoom Observance

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Every year on April 28, on the National Day of Mourning, we remember the workers who lost their lives in their workplace

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Notes From the April Meeting

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Two items relating to our retiree chapter were discussed and voted on in our virtual chapter meeting this morning, April 14th, which was held using Google Meet.

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Rob Taylor Passing

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The Retiree Chapter of Local 27 is very sad to announce that member Rob Taylor, known to all as Bear, has passed away.

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Union Election - Retirees' Chapter Meetings Continue on Hold

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Fall is almost here and with it the time when we would normally start our monthly Retirees’ Chapter meetings back up. As I am sure everyone realizes, this will not be possible yet.

The local will be having elections to the executive positions

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Retirees' Chapter Meetings Continue on Hold

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The Local 27 Retirees' Chapter Executive has determined that the cancellation of the retiree's meetings will continue into the foreseeable future.

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A Message From asrTrust Regarding COVID-19


Message from the asrTrust regarding the fund and out of country coverage.

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United Way Elgin Middlesex - Labour Appreciation Awards Night

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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

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CALL TO ACTION: in support of Unifor Local 594

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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.

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