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GM BENEFITS

  Frequently Asked Questions (Updated) Member at General Motors have lots of questions related to their health care benefits and...

REPORT FOR (E.I.)

REPORT FOR (E.I.)

Start REPORTING – Friday, 3rd, April at 8 am Members of Unifor Local 199 who have already applied for E.I....

EDUCATION COURSES CANCELLED

EDUCATION COURSES CANCELLED

Unifor has announced that all educational courses and programs scheduled this spring and summer have been cancelled until September 2020, This included Port Elgin...

FAQ COVID-19  & (CERB)

FAQ COVID-19 & (CERB)

  March 27th, 2020 FAQ on CERB  Canadian Emergency Response Benefit. DOWNLOAD FAQ CERB  The federal government has announced the Canada...

FAQ COVID-19 & PENSIONS

FAQ COVID-19 & PENSIONS

March 27th, 2020 FAQ on COVID-19 and Pensions DOWNLOAD PENSION FAQ As the effects of COVID-19 continue to ripple through...

COMMUNITY SERVICES

COMMUNITY SERVICES

Tanya Faulkner from the United Way called to ask how our members were coping with the COVID-19 outbreak.  Tanya wanted...

FirstOntario, COVID-19 UPDATE

FirstOntario, COVID-19 UPDATE

COVID-19: Update  For more than 80 years, FirstOntario has been helping Members get through the good times and the bad...

APPLY FOR E.I.

APPLY FOR E.I.

Online E.I Application All members of Unifor Local 199 who are on layoff MUST apply for E.I. benefits. Before you...

GM UPDATES

GM UPDATES

IMPORTANT OPERATING PLAN NOTICE In addition to the Start of Shift (SOS) Addendum that was distributed earlier today (March 19,...

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT This has been an unprecedented week, news from around the globe has focused on the Coronavirus...

COVID-19 Update From Unifor

COVID-19 Update From Unifor

March 17, 2020 COVID-19 Resources for Local Unions To Local Union Presidents, In the past five days, the situation regarding...

Retiree Centre Closed

Retiree Centre Closed

To avoid the spread of COVID-19 the Retiree Centre will be closed from March 16th until April 6th, there will...

Under Construction March 11th

Under Construction March 11th

We are currently working on the website and are experiencing problems posting events, pictures and updating the site.  The site...

Coldest Night of the Year

Coldest Night of the Year

Coldest Night of the Year On February 22nd 2020, members of Local Unifor 199 participated in West Niagara’s Coldest Night...

Young Workers Conference 2020

Young Workers Conference 2020

Young Workers Take Action National Young Workers Conference May 8-10 2020 Unifor Family Education Centre, Port Elgin, Ontario The times...

GM Bargaining Demands 2020

GM Bargaining Demands 2020

GM CHAIR REPORT – February 2020   Sisters and Brothers, As you are no doubt aware, our collective agreement with...

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