Posted on February 10, 2018
The 2017 tax season is upon us and with it the low-life telephone scammers are out in force.
Government agencies are reporting that the C.R.A. (Canada Revenue Agency) scams are once again targeting victims across Canada.
Posted on February 8, 2018
Canada’s unions are proud that we’ve won health insurance coverage for many of our members. But we believe anyone with a health card should have coverage for the medicines they need. That’s why we’re working to win a universal prescription drug plan that covers everyone in Canada, regardless of their income, age or where they work or live.
Posted on December 22, 2017
The attached PDF file was sent out to all GM Retirees who fall under the asrTrust's benefits plans.
We are posting this file for the benefit of anyone who might have missed this mailing.
Posted on September 6, 2017
Every year the tenants of Twin Pines hold a very touching ceremony to commemorate the sacrifices made by members of our armed forces.
"Every year we try to remember, with some dignity, our Veterans who have lived in the Co-Op. Norm asked me to continue our small service for those who cannot make it downtown. In his and others memory we hope you can join us in the courtyard, children and friends are welcome."
- Bob Sexsmith
Posted on February 20, 2017
Canadian labour leader Bob White, who was instrumental in creating the Canadian Auto Workers union passed away Feb. 16, 2017. The following is a video tribute to his life and accomplishments.
Posted on December 10, 2016
The holiday season is all about spending time with loved ones and celebrating the Spirit of Christmas. Unfortunately, this is when scammers prey on people’s holiday spirit, busy schedules, and generosity the most.
Posted on November 4, 2016
From the CCAP (Citizens Coalition Against Privatization) Hydro One Not For Sale Campaign
**We are holding a day of action in Toronto on November 14, 2016
Posted on October 5, 2016
Ontario workers are increasingly trapped in precarious part-time, temporary, contract and subcontracted jobs, as employers in every sector drive down wages and working conditions.
Posted on September 7, 2016
The Grey Bruce Labour Council and the Canadian Auto Workers held their annual Labour Day parade in Port Elgin on Monday September 5th.
It's turned into a Labour Day tradition, There was classic cars, three pipe bands and up to 1500 people walking in it.
It kicks off the UNIFOR retirees conference at the UNIFOR centre (formerly the CAW Centre) which takes place during the week.
Posted on June 3, 2016
In this Issue:
- ORPP moves ahead
- National Newspaper Awards
- Pulp and Paper bargaining
- Anti-harassment Statement
- Women in trades supported
Posted on June 2, 2016
June's retiree's meeting went very well with our guest speaker Brock Godfrey giving us and excellent presentation on Fraud Awareness.
Brock has also agreed to come back to London for our October meeting to give us the second part of his presentation called Passwords and Beyond.
Posted on May 27, 2016
In this issue:
- A Life in Error: from little slips to big disasters
- Workplace Mental Health at the Bottom Line Conference 2016
- Implementing the CSA Standard on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace
- CCOHS Forum 2016 - The Changing World of Work
- Occupational Cancer Symposium
- Sexual Harassment
- Ontario Noise Regulations
- I will never get injured on the job. I will never have to deal with WCB
- Health and Safety Training Takes Off in 2016
- Sun Safety at Work
- Hybrid Pacifica Proves a Hit on Earth Day
- Climate tells us which clothes to BUY, and weather tells us which cloths to WEAR
Posted on May 24, 2016
Reminder to all our members that the Annual Unifor Area Council Picnic is being held at Unifor Local 88 In Ingersoll June 7th 2016.
Pot Luck Lunch. Bring Lawn Chairs. Start Time 10-30am.
Posted on May 20, 2016
In this Issue:
- Canada should rethink approach to trade
- Rally hears about the many threats from TPP
- Convention 2016 updates
- Health care workers discuss future of health care at biannual conference
Posted on May 18, 2016
OPSEU is kindly providing a bus to and from the rally. There are limited seats available so please respond to this email or phone/txt/Facebook message me (Ange Thompson) to reserve your spot. The bus will be leaving OPSEU London office 1092 Dearness Drive 6am sharp on Tuesday May 31st. There is plenty of parking to leave your car. The rally is approximately 1 hour long, 9-10am then the bus will return us to Dearness Drive.