Unifor Local 27 Retirees Chapter

Retired from the job, but not the fight

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Retirees Chapter 2022 - Sept. - Oct. Update

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Welcome back everyone, we have finally put our first post-pandemic meeting to bed.

It turned out to be a joyous reunion of old friends and workmates. I am hopeful that it is a sign of better days ahead.

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Retirees Chapter 2022 - October Meeting

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The next meeting will be on Wednesday, Oct 5th at 10:00 am. Constable Jeff Johnson will be our guest speaker and will give us a presentation on fraud against seniors.

Pass the word!

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Labour Day Bus Trip and Retirees Meeting

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Time to get together again!

Bus to Port Elgin for the Sept. 5th Labour Day parade
September 14th - Retirees' Chapter Meeting 10:00 am

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Unifor Annual Area Council Picnic June 7, 2022

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The Unifor Local 636 Retirees are hosting the 2022 Area Council Picnic.

Please join them for a fun day of eats and treats and Unifor Jeopardy!

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Meeting Cancellation

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Unfortunately, one of our main concerns has come to pass, the retirees' executive with the agreement and urging of the Local 27 executive has decided that the May 4th meeting must be postponed.

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Executive Elections Candidates

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The following is a list of Unifor Local 27 Retirees' Chapter members who have put their names forward to run in the Executive elections.

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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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