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Infotainment
fixes are
key to Ford
quality surge
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Ford
Blue Oval
Connect
June 23,
2019

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UNIFOR
Unilink
June 21,
2019

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Canadian
'inflation is
back' as rate
rises most
since October
at 2.4%

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How
Canadian
Ford
dealerships
helped bust
a Mexican
meth
shipment

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Auto
investments
herald
arrival
of UAW
bargaining
time

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Ford recalls
1.3M vehicles
for suspension
transmission
problems

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Ford follows
industry lead,
taps talent
in Israel

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Bizarre Ford
F-150 Raptor
spotted. Could
it be a new
Bronco?

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Ford says
Fusion output
will continue
at least
through 2021

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Ford to lean
on Transit
van in
Russian
joint
venture

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Ford in talks
to shutter U.K.
engine plant

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Canadian Car
sales fall for
15th straight
month

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Ford faces
class action
lawsuit over
mpg ratings

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Industry feels
powerless
about rising
Ontario
power rates

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Carmakers
see $17B
wiped out
by Trump’s
Mexico threat

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US companies
are in line of
fire of tariffs
aimed at
Mexico

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Barb
Morrison
Retirees
June 1,
2019

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Liberals begin
effort to get
new NAFTA
ratified in
House of
Commons

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GM Merger
With Ford
Looks
More Likely

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Ford: Job
cuts had
to be slow

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GM’s $170M
buys peace
over Oshawa
debacle

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Ford to
scale back
V-8 engine
output at
Ontario plant

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Retiree Joe
Hendren
Passes Away
May 22, 2019

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Ford tests
package-
carrying
robots for
driverless
delivery

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Salaried
layoffs hit
Ford workers
who anxiously
await fate

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Ford cuts
7,000 white-
collar jobs as
it prepares
for industry
shakeup

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Why the Canada
Pension Plan
will still be
solvent and
then some
when
you retire

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Retiree David
Faris Passes
Away May 12
2019

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Ford adds
270,000 cars
to recall for
unintended
rollaways

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How Mustang
dominates
muscle cars
and Ford's
future

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Ford assures
shareholders
that change
is underway

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There are huge
economic costs
— along with
health costs —
for long wait
times in
Canada

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Retiree Keith White's Wife
Passes Away
May 11, 2019

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Noel Monchamp
Passes Away
May 9, 2019

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Donal Gavin
Passes Away
April 30,
2019

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Green Shield
Delisited
Service
Providers

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GM Oshawa
Special
Bulletin
May 2019

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GM, Unifor
agree to
slimmed-
down future
for Oshawa
plant

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Ford to scale
back 5.0L
engine
production in
Windsor, Ont.

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Ford rolls out
rewards,
moves to
boost
'customer
experience'

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Ford partners
with Amazon
for in-car
delivery

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Soon, your
phone will
replace your
car's key fob

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Ford shares
jump in after
hours trading
on earnings
beat

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Department
of Justice
investigating
Ford emissions
testing

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Out of
Province
Benefit Cuts
By Ford PC
Government
will affect
mostly
Seniors

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Federal
carbon
tax - What
You should
Know

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Resident,
families,
former staff
voice care
concerns at
Ontario
nursing
home

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Ford to add
‘affordable'
nameplate
by 2022

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Lincoln
continues
transformation
with Corsair
compact SUV

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'Cold comfort':
Ottawa's plans
to protect
pensions not
good enough,
say critics

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FCA to invest
$350M in Ont.
minivan plant
but 3rd shift
still at risk,
union says

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Ford
trademarks
'Mach E'
name
as hype
builds
for new
electric
vehicle

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Lincoln
debuts
all-new
Corsair
SUV

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Ford saddles
up entry-
level, 330-hp
performance
Mustang

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Ford Escape's
new high-tech
turbo three: A
game changer?

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Ford recalls
327K pickups
again to fix
heater cables

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Ford CEO Jim
Hackett:
'We're turning
the corner'

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Ford packs
2020 Escape
with 3-cylinder
engine, hybrid
powertrains

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Ford workers
in Russia
protest
planned
closure

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Unifor expects
to hear from
GM about
Oshawa plan
next week

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Ford stock has
outperformed
GM, FCA and
Tesla this year

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Ford outlines
plan for China
warns of hard
Brexit impact

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All-new,
sporty 2020
Ford Escape
debuts

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GM seeks
dismissal of
union lawsuit
on closures

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GM brushed
off UAW
concessions
to idle
Lordstown
plant

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Mustang
EcoBoost
convertible
is one
prize pony

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Fiat Chrysler
to lay off
1,500 at
Windsor
Assembly

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Ford closes 3
factories in
Russia
in broad
overhaul

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Three pickups
earn 'good'
passenger-
side crash-
test ratings

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Retirees
Spring
Update
March 26
2019

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Retiree
Ron Heffell
Passes Away
on March
20, 2019

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GM to invest
$300M in Orion
add 400 jobs
for new EV

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U.S. Feds
investigate
UAW 'flower
funds' in
corruption
probe

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GM, Ford use
promise
of jobs to
battle for
Trump favour

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Unifor 'quite
optimistic' GM
Oshawa jobs
will be saved

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Trump turns
up heat on
GM Lordstown
plant ahead
of Ohio stop

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Ford to cut
more than
5,000 jobs in
Germany

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Ford CEO
Hackett paid
$17.75 million
in 2018

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We’ll resist,
not desist 
Jerry Dias
says union
still
onsidering
Oshawa
actions
despite
labour
board’s
ruling

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UAW
Bargaining
Convention
Set
Bargaining
Priorities

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Ford CEO
Hackett to
employees:
2019 will be
turning point

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Canadian Ford
dealers look to
new CEO Dean
Stoneley for
continuity

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UAW
convention
in Detroit
will set
stage for bargaining

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So long,
Chevy Cruze,
you burned so
very brightly

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Freshened
2020 Ford
Transit gets
new engines,
awd option

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Ford brings
back F-600 as
it overhauls
work truck,
van lineup

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FCA's US$4.5-
billion Michigan
investment
'doesn't bode
well' for
Brampton

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Romance scams
take top spot
of 2018’s top
10 scams,
Better Business
Bureau says

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Police find meth
smuggled into
Canada through
new Ford cars
built in Mexico

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Louise Mackay
Passes Away
Feb 24, 2019

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U.S. trade
chief courts
UAW to back
North American
trade pact

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UAW sues GM
over plans to
'unallocate' 3
plants before
contract
expires

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Ford
investigating
if mpg
ratings could
be skewed

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Fiat Chrysler's
Marchionne
paid $7.8M,
Manley
paid $708K
in 2018

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GM's Detroit
Hamtramck
production
extended
to Jan 2020

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Canada seeks
Pelosi's
support
in push to
lift U.S.
metal tariffs

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Ford to cut big
commercial-
trucks, Fiesta
in South
America

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Carmakers
on edge as
Trump keeps
import-tariff
report secret

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Ford CFO
could retire
this year,
report says

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Ford recalls
1.5M pickups
for downshift
without
warning

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Volkswagen
officials
expected in
Dearborn for
Ford talks

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Ford told
Britain's May
it is preparing
alternative
factory sites

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Ford set to
invest $1B
in Chicago
to build new
Explorer,
Aviator

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After nine
year run,
UAW profit
sharing
routine
takes
a turn

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Retiree
Vaughn
Geldart
Passes
Away
Feb 7,
2019

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Unifor, UAW
to meet
as unions
ramp up PR
campaign
against GM

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2019 Lincoln
MKC Black
Label has
new look,
fancy perks

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GM to pay
US hourly
workers
$10,750 in
profit-sharing

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Fiat Chrysler,
Ford sales
bright spots
in mixed Jan

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UNIFOR
GM VIDEO

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UAW GM
VIDEO

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Ford folks
play catch-up
in bid for
respect,
higher
share price

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GM Canada
output down
33% while
company
becomes
top producer
in Mexico

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Ford hourly
US workers to
get $7,600 in
profit-sharing

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Pickups,
vans drive
Ford’s plans

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Ford CEO to
employees:
Bury 2018
'in a deep
grave'

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Pictures from
GM Rally
Jan 23, 2019

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Canada auto
workers seek
boycott of GM
vehicles from
Mexico

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Protests will
continue until
GM decides to
keep Oshawa
plant open

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Lincoln
Aviator wins
top Readers'
Choice award
at auto show

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Canada's vast
pension fund
is sticking with
China even
as political
tensions
mount

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Ford sued for
sexual, racial
harassment
at Dearborn
Truck Plant

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Ford rethinks
Level 3
autonomy

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UAW workers
rally downtown
to urge auto
execs to
'invest in us'

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The 2020
Ford Mustang
Shelby GT500
is the most-
powerful
Ford ever

_______

Ford
expects
better
financial
results
in 2019

_______

Ford, VW
link-up
looms over
Detroit auto
show

_______

Ford sold
1.1 million
F-Series
pickups last
year

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Ford to cut
thousands
of jobs in
turnaround
plan

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Keep
GM Jobs
in Canada
Rally Pictures
Friday Jan 11

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FCA to pay
nearly $800M
in emissions
cheating case

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Ford cancels
Mexico plant,
expands U.S.
factory and
adds 700 jobs

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Ford adds
149,652
vehicles in
Canada to
Takata
airbag recall
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Auto sales beat
expectations
for 2018, but
2019 doesn't
look as good

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2019
Government
Benefit Rates

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Ford Health
Care Benefit
Booklet
Nov 2016

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Ford Collective
Agreement
Effective
Nov 7, 2016

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Ford Pension
Booklet
2016

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Life &
Disability
Booklet
2016

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2016 Benefits Appendix R
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Unifor
Constitution

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Contact Us
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Retiree Spring Luncheon

Mandarin


June 5, 2019

Barb Morrison
Retirees June 1, 2019

Barb Morrison
30.6 Years of Service

Congratulations to Barb as she joins the
ever increasing number of retired members.

We'd like to thank her for her contribution
to Local 584 and her support of our Retirees.

We want to wish her the best of luck in her retirement
and many years of rest, relaxation and gardening.



 

Next Retiree Meeting*

Wednesday
September 11, 2019
*

Canadian Legion

80 Mary Street
Brampton

1 PM


Meetings are the first Wednesday of the month at 1pm.

*September Meeting will be held 2nd Wednesday as
The Retired Workers Conference in Port Elgin is

being held the week of September 1 to 6, 2019


Retiree Meeting May 8, 2019


Retiree Meeting April 3, 2019



 

Queens Park Rally
April 30, 2019

Photos by Doug Berry

 

Congratulations

Jeanette Veeneman

Retired April 1, 2019
30.2 Years


 

Congratulations to
Our Newest Retirees
March 1, 2019

Anna Black
30.7 years service

Ray Stoodley
30.4 years service

Mark Bignell
30.4 years service

Robert Opolnieks
19.8 years service


 

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GM we invested in you now
it's your turn to invest in US!
UAW Video

 

Congratulations to our newest Retirees Effective Feb 1, 2019

Shelley Sneider
Pam Lyon
Bernie Grenier
Ellen Ward

Mike Robertson

 

Pam Lyon Retirement
Get Together January 30, 2019

 



 


 

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New members welcomed as B.C. fishers vote overwhelming to join Unifor. Energy Council delegates organize new campaign to highlight the vital role of Canadian energy, while Unifor launches opposition to elimination of full-time grocery store jobs in Newfoundland.

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Chartwell Retirement Homes frontline workers fight for living wage while Board Chair, former Premier Mike Harris, earns $237k annually for part-time job. Watch the new video:

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As we prepare to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day here are 150 actions you can take to help the process of Truth and Reconciliation, both inside our union and in the community.

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In a historic vote fisher harvesters join Unifor following lengthy delay
due to employer challenges.

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Delegates from Unifor’s energy locals met in Fort McMurray to strategize and discuss implementing the pattern bargain.

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Unifor opposes move by Newfoundland Dominion to cut
full-time jobs.

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Unifor volunteers donate skills and time to renovate Winnipeg’s largest women’s shelter.

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International Federation of Journalists elects Unifor’s Jennifer Moreau to Executive Committee and Gender Council.

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Praxair Canada members deliver unanimous strike mandate.
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Final day to register to join members from across the country at the Unifor Constitutional Convention, August 19-23 in Québec City.

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Preparations are underway for the annual Retired Workers Council at the Unifor Family Education Centre in Port Elgin, Ontario. Sign up now!


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Blue Oval Connect
June 23, 2019

Announcements

JD

Ford, Lincoln Among Top Five in J.D. Power Initial Quality Study
Both Ford and Lincoln rank among the top five automotive brands in the United States for the first time in the latest J.D. Power U.S. Initial Quality Study thanks to overall quality improvements that are outpacing the industry. …

Moon Landing

Moon Landing 50th Anniversary
As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing draws near, Ford's archives department is looking for retirees who worked with Philco-Ford or Ford Aeronautics. Click here to send contact info for yourself or someone you know and a brief description of their involvement.

Ford News

Corktown

Ford Opens Information Center in Corktown
Ford this week marked the one-year anniversary of its acquisition of Michigan Central Station. In that time, Ford has been working with the community and other stakeholders to…

Shelby

VIDEO: Shelby GT500 Boasts World's Most Power-Dense Supercharged V8
Venomous strike: The all-new 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 will produce 760 horsepower and 625 lb.-ft. of torque, making it the most powerful street-legal Ford ever…

Water

Ford and World Vision Introduce Innovative Water Generating Project
Drought-stricken communities in the Eastern Cape are set to benefit from an innovative mobile water generation project launched by…

Throwback

THROWBACK: 1974 F-250 Grows Up to Become ‘Bigfoot’ Monster Truck
While accounts of the mythical woodland beast Bigfoot remain debatable, the origin of the monster truck of the same name is…

Global Notes

Sunscreen

Why Hand Sanitizers and Sunscreen Could be Bad for Your Car
Hand sanitizers and sunscreen lotions may be good for our health, but they can be bad news for our cars. Chemicals found in some such products can…

Denmark

Ford Denmark Celebrates Centennial in Style
Ford Denmark kicked off its 100th anniversary celebrations this month with a glittering, star-studded event at Copenhagen's beautiful National Opera…

Korea

Ford Korea Hosts Mustang and Her Speed Event
Ford Korea recently held a Mustang and Her Speed event at Inje Speedium, one of seven circuit tracks built in South Korea. The event showed the wild…

Retiree Connect

Send a pic of you with your Ford (.jpg format, please), with a caption including brief information about your career at Ford and your vehicle, to blueoval@ford.com. Or post your photo on Twitter or Instagram and tag @AtFordOnline using #FordRetiree #MeandMyFord. Let's see those Fords!

Spotlight

Weekly Spotlight
Indianapolis plant retiree Norman S. Whited stands with his 2010 Ford F-150 and his great grandson, Colton, and Colton's F-150.

Outside Voices

A Man Who Can Build a Car by Hand Leads Ford into Future
(Detroit Free Press) Jim Farley is the guy who prefers to be dressed in jeans and a T-shirt, spending time in a garage wrenching on classic Mustangs and vintage motorcycles. He respects men and women…
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Ford's AV Business Gets Insights from Airlines
(Automotive News) In a self-driving future, Ford Motor Company may operate more like an airline than a traditional automaker. …
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New Ford Explorer Has More in Common with BMW, Mercedes
(Detroit Free Press) Hypesters and hucksters have drained the term “clean sheet of paper” of much meaning when it comes to new products, but it applies to the 2020 Ford Explorer SUV. …
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Ford Fireworks Set to Dazzle Monday
(The Detroit News) Early summer feeling a little ho-hum? Mark your calendars for Monday, when the Ford Fireworks over the Detroit River will electrify crowds on both sides of the international frontier.…
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Ford Raptors Are Perfect for the Toronto Raptors
(duPont Registry) The Toronto Raptors have been crowned the 2019 NBA Champions and you know what that means … PARADE TIME. For the Raptors, they have the perfect vehicle for their slow trip around the city…
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1979 UAW / CANADA Brochure
Year that PCOLA was implemented
Click here to see original copy

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Click to see our
Resolution on reinstating PCOLA in 2016
(This was passed unanimously with both
the Retirees and the Membership)


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Frank McAnally from Local 200 Supporting Retirees. Pension Cola for Future Retirees was won in 1987 and then all Retirees in 1999.


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