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Blue Oval
Connect
June 17,
2019

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UNIFOR
Unilink
June 16,
2019

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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

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Ford
expects
better
financial
results
in 2019

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Ford, VW
link-up
looms over
Detroit auto
show

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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

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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
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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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Unifor backs advisory council report recommending national pharmacare system and calls for all-party support. Plus, delegates at the Prairie Regional Council remember the Winnipeg General Strike in new video. And, we have a list of Unifor Pride events you won’t want to miss.

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Watch the Unifor commercial broadcast during the Raptors game and "Stand with Canada's Workers." 

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Mark your calendar and join us for Unifor Pride events taking place in your region.

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Unifor urges politicians to take swift action on report’s recommendations for a national pharmacare program.

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Results of symbolic strike vote reveal Extendicare nursing home workers would strike if they could.

Communications team gets top honours for innovative social media work and video featuring workers with disabilities.

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Supporters attend rally in Gaspésie for workers in the fishing industry
who are negotiating their first collective agreement.

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Members from across the Atlantic region rally for Tandus workers in Truro, N.S. fighting for a closure agreement.


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Unifor targets Saskatchewan's premier in new campaign aimed at getting a fair contract for workers at Crown corporations.

 

 

 

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Representatives ratify Suncor tentative agreement that sets the pattern for other contracts in the energy sector.
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A long-standing labour dispute is resolved after an arbitration decision comes out in favour of our members at Delastek.
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Local 21-A serves strike notice at polyethylene films manufacturing plant AT Films Inc. after bargaining stalls.
READ MORE

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The Winnipeg General Strike of 1919 was a central theme at the Prairie Regional Council. Watch the video:

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Help our union spread the word about important issues by engaging on social media. Check out our Twitter tip sheet!


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Blue Oval Connect
June 17, 2019

Announcements

Israel

Ford Research Center, Israel Opens in Tel Aviv Tech Community
Ford Motor Company has opened its Ford Research Center, Israel in the heart of Tel Aviv's burgeoning technology community. The new center will serve as a research hub augmenting Ford's global Research and Advanced Engineering team. …


RELATED:
VIDEO: Bill Ford Speaks at Ecomotion Week »

Self-Driving

Launching Our Third-Generation Self-Driving Test Vehicle in Detroit
Earlier this month, I had the chance to visit Detroit and see the Motor City from a new perspective when I stepped into the backseat of one of our self-driving test vehicles. Our new Ford Fusion Hybrid is a third-generation…

Ford News

Derriere

‘Dr. Derriere’ Cures Road Trip Blues with Comfortable, Stylish Seats
Whether stuck in rush-hour traffic or cruising for hours on the open road on a summer vacation, commuting can be a real pain in the butt. …

Hawks

Family of Red-Tailed Hawks Calls Michigan Central Station Home
High up on a 12th floor precipice of Michigan Central Station, a family of raptors has made its home. (No, not that kind of Raptor.) …

Inside Politics

Inside Politics with Ford's Mitch Bainwol
Watch this five-minute video-edition of “Inside Politics” and get to know Ford's Chief Government Relations Officer Mitch Bainwol and Ford's top policy priorities.…

Curious Minds

Focus on the Inputs …Outputs will Follow
Join new Ford Chief Financial Officer Tim Stone as he shares his operating principles, decision framework and more that helped him manage 20 years of volatility in tech. …

Global Notes

Tincknell

Q&A: Get to Know Ford GT Race Car Driver Harry Tincknell
On the eve of Ford's final running of its current factory Ford GT program at the 24 Hours of Le Mans…


RELATED: Click here to watch a Le Mans 24 Hours livestream beginning at 9 a.m. EDT Saturday.

Russia

Creation of New Ford Sollers JV in Russia Supports CV Growth
The restructured Ford Sollers joint venture business in Russia jointly owned by Ford and Sollers has signed a Special Investment Contract (SPIC) with the Ministry of Trade and Industry of the Russian Federation. The SPIC, signed by …

Motorway

New Ford Mondeo Hybrid Celebrates 60 Years of M1 Motorway
Ford brought new and old favourite police cars to the M1 to help celebrate 60 years of use on UK motorways. With the original stretch of the higher speed trunk road running through Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire …

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
Exhaust system design retiree Dan Valle with his 2018 Ford Mustang GT.

Outside Voices

Ford Chief Says Car ‘Revolution’ Underway, Disruption Key to Survival
(The Times of Israel) Bill Ford, the executive chairman of Ford Motor Company and the great-grandson of the U.S. company's founder, Henry Ford, said in Tel Aviv on Tuesday that in the “revolution” rocking the automobile industry…
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Ford Expected to Lead Explosion of New Models
(Detroit Free Press) Automakers are preparing to launch a slew of new vehicles in the next few years, and Ford and Honda are at the leading edge of that effort. The average of 40 new model launches per year…
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How Car Makers Turn Plastic Bottles and Jose Cuervo Leftovers into New Vehicles
(Mashable) One person's trash is another's treasure — literally when it comes to making cars. Ford and other automakers are looking to use everything from recycled paper money to plastic bottles to reduce their carbon footprint. …
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Ford Proposing Autonomous Mail Truck Tech to USPS
(Fox News) Ford is one of the finalists vying for a $6.3 billion contract to build the next generation U.S. Postal Service delivery truck, and it's already thinking about taking them to the next level. …
Read more »

The Original Ford Mustang Was a Surprisingly Practical Sports Car
(Road & Track) The original Mustang was a sports car for the masses, and Ford sold them by the millions. One reason why: it was actually quite the practical car, as this in-period advertising film shows.…
Read more »

 

 

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1979 UAW / CANADA Brochure
Year that PCOLA was implemented
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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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