Our History

In 1939, the Union had not yet succeeded in organizing Ford. Growth of the Union had stalled after the early successes of 1936 and 1937.

Our History

In 1957, the need for the trades to have control over their own bargaining demands was formerly written into the UAW constitution as "separate ratification rights."

Our History

In 1966, separate ratification was strengthened and clarified to ensure that if either group (Skilled Trades or Production) rejected, there was no agreement.

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Sent on behalf of Mike Van Boekel, CAMI plant chairperson, Local 88

Greetings Sisters and Brothers Our family entered into contest put on by Pioneer Seeds this summer/fall named Here’s to Hometowns.  Each entrant had to make a video stating what they would do to help their community and how they would…

Ford Government fall economic statements fails to lift workers

TORONTO, Nov, 15, 2018 /CNW/ – The Progressive Conservative’s fall economic update is a clear signal that austerity measures are coming to Ontario. “Doug Ford’s economic plan won’t lift Ontario working families out of poverty, it will take them back to the days of Mike…

Trades in Transition

After just five years, the Ontario PC government is dissolving the Ontario College of Trades, created by the previous Liberal administration. The Agenda discusses what that means for tradespeople, the infrastructure they build, and ultimately the general public. Click Here…

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