Union in Politics

Union in Politics

Union In Politics Committee (UPC)

This committee is involved in political action on behalf of the membership. The committee provides the membership with objective information on issues that are important to their families, union and communities. Governments at all levels make decisions everyday which directly impacts our daily lives. Free trade agreements, such as CETA and the TPP are just a couple of examples of the decisions being made that can have an adverse effect on our members lives. The committee’s mandate is to ensure that our members are kept well informed about  changes that threaten the standard of living and quality of life. The Committee will encourage our members to be politically active, to vote and participate in the electoral process.


Lorie Peacock, Chair Person
Angelo Marano, Vice Chair
Norm Roy, Secretary
Executive Liaison:  Steve McMullen

Contact Information

For More information about this committee contact the Executive Board Liaison,

Phone: 905-682-2611, Ext 238


The Elections Committee of Local 199 has scheduled two elections in November.   Elections are for 27 positions on 9 different standing committees.  The second election is for 10 delegates for the Niagara Regional Labour Council. Both elections are by secret ballot at the Union Hall for more information about the election and to print the nomination form.  Click on the links below:

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