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GM is Hiring Skilled Trades

GM is Hiring Skilled Trades

GM St Catharines is hiring skilled trades specifically experienced Electricians and Industrial Mechanics. These are union positions represented by Unifor...

FREE Estate Planning Webinar

FREE Estate Planning Webinar

FirstOntario Credit Union is offering our members an opportunity to attend a FREE online Webinar about Estate Planning in the...

Heat Stress Information

Heat Stress Information

To all members, With summer weather officially here, it’s important to consider the impact heat has on workers. Every day,...

Emplyment Insurance – COVID-19

Emplyment Insurance – COVID-19

From: Employment and Social Development Canada If you have stopped working because of COVID-19, the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)...

Fix E.I., Before its too late

Fix E.I., Before its too late

What do we do when the CERB runs out? The federal government is investigating making changes to our Employment Insurance...

Racial Justice Policy

Racial Justice Policy

  Dear members, On Friday, June 12, 2020,  Unifor’s National Executive Board unanimously endorsed the new Racial Justice Policy. Considering...

RTW Payment

RTW Payment

GM Chair Report June 12th 2020 Good News for (Oshawa, St Catharines and Woodstock), the RTW payments for the these...

Education Webinar (Online)

Education Webinar (Online)

Unifor’s Road Map for a Fair, Inclusiveand Resilient Economic Recovery Due to social distancing the national Union is offering a...

FirstOntario, Services

FirstOntario, Services

Thinking About Retirement? Not Sure What Pension Option is Best for you? Reach out to a FirstOntario Financial Advisor FirstOntario’s...

United Way

United Way

This year, United Way Niagara was able to exceed their 2019 Campaign Goal of $5,250,000 and was able to invest...

Happy Pride Month 2020

Happy Pride Month 2020

Happy Pride Month 2020 This year’s Pride will look very different than years past and even though we can’t walk...

IMPORTANT UPDATE GM

IMPORTANT UPDATE GM

IMPORTANT UPDATE:  As part of the Company’s ongoing efforts to support our team members, we are pleased to announce that...

Ed Gould 1953-2020

Ed Gould 1953-2020

    Unifor 199 Retiree & Lifelong Activist Today I pass on sad news that Brother Ed Gould has passed...

GM Hiring Electricians

GM Hiring Electricians

GM St Catharines is hiring Experienced Electricians I received the following information from the company about a job opportunity for electricians...

GM (SUB/CERB) May 13th

GM (SUB/CERB) May 13th

UPDATE May 13th 2020 May 13, 2020 Unifor-Detroit 3 Membership Update Printable Copy of SUB Update The Canada Emergency Response...

GM (SUB/CERB) Update

GM (SUB/CERB) Update

May 8th 2020 We continue discussions with the government to allow SUB payments to (eligible members) who are collecting CERB....

GM (Back to Work) Update

GM (Back to Work) Update

Update,  May 7th 2020 Here is a list of the latest information and answers to a number of questions asked. This...

SUB Plan – Petition

SUB Plan – Petition

UNIFOR – Don’t Deny SUB Plans Campaign. Unifor has launched a NEW On-line petition. In temporarily replacing regular Employment Insurance...

GM (Back to Work)

GM (Back to Work)

Update,  May 4th 2020 Today, Monday May 4th,  there are 18 Knights people working in our facility. There is also...

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