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GM laying off
255 at St.
Catharines
plant due to
strike at
CAMI facility

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Ford suspend production at 5
North American plants

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Unifor donates
$500,000 to
Hurricane
Irma aid

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Ford partners
to grow
presence
in India

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GM workers
in Ingersoll
Ontario
strike

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Uniforum
Vol 5 No 17
Sept 16, 2017

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Ford Blue
Oval Connect
Sept 15, 2017

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Ford to add
700 jobs
in Russia

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Carmakers can
expect sales
surge after
Irma, Harvey

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Message from
Jerry Dias
on NAFTA

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Temp work
growth is
‘alarming’ and
changes are
coming, says
Ontario labour
minister

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Trudeau
Teams
Up With
Canadian
Labour in
Push for
NAFTA
Reforms

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Car explodes
when cigarette
ignites air
freshener

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After flood,
Texans want to
get back in
driver’s seat

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Ford CEO to
make Street
wait as UAW
gets vision first

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Harvey soaks
expectations
for strong auto
sales month

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10 reasons why
the Ford Edsel
floundered

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Auto industry
feels Harvey’s
impact

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Retiree Bob
DeCoste
Passes Away
Aug 29, 2017

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Ex-UAW official
pleads guilty
in training
center case

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Domino’s,
Ford start
self-driving
delivery-
car tests

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Ford, Argo
eye new
possibilities
for
autonomous
cars

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VW engineer’s
40-month
sentence
‘sends ...
message’

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Uniforum
Vol 5 No 16
Aug 25, 2017

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Ford exploring
Chinese joint
venture for EVs

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Ford
considering removable
steering wheel
pedals for
autonomous
cars

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The 1965 Ford
Shelby GT350R
is going back
into production

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Ford shows
off its Dream
Cruise muscle

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U.S. signals
Trump’s Buy
American agenda
is non-negotiable
in NAFTA talks

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A tougher,
smarter
F-150

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Ford to pay
$10.1M to
settle sex,
race
harassment
case

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Unifor to hold
strike mandate
vote for Cami
workers

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GM suspends
exec
charged in
FCA-UAW
scandal

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International
pressure
mounts
over Ford
transmissions

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FCA mum
on reported
interest from
Chinese firm

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GM accuses
bankruptcy
trust of secret
$1B stock plot

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Unifor
occupation
of Milton
plant comes
to end
after cease
and desist
order issued

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Sharon
Godsoe
Passes
Away
Aug 9,
2017

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Retiree Jim
McCurdy
Passes Away
Aug 4, 2017

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Unifor occupies
Milton's
Northstar
facility to
demand pension
deficit funding

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Ford engineer
teams find
problems in
police SUVs

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NAFTA needs
an overhaul
to improve
workers’
rights

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Ford extends
police Explorer
investigation
after crash

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Fraud claims
cast shadow on
UAW’s General
Holiefield

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UAW defeated
in bid to
organize Nissan
workers in South

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NAFTA talks
could hinge
on Mexico’s
disproportionate
share of auto
investment, jobs

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Toyota, Mazda
plan $1.6
billion US
plant, to
partner
in EVs

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UNIFORUM
Vol 5 No 15
Aug 3, 2017

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UAW scandal
roils Nissan
union election

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Detroit
carmaker
sales take
bigger hit
than expected

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FCA-UAW
scandal nears
new potential
target

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Fumes force
Austin police
to pull
Explorers
off patrol

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Ford workers
find 277
pounds of
pot in Mexico
shipment

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Marchionne:
Conspiracy
didn’t
affect UAW
bargaining

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Mexico built
16% more
cars in
first half
of 2017,
bucking
slowdown
in U.S.
and Canada

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Ford makes
$2B in
second
quarter,
up 3.7%

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Shrewd
businesses
support $15
minimum
wage and
decent work

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Ford to
fight latest
Takata recall

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Ford debuts
first pursuit-
rated F-150
police pickup

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Uniforum
Vol 5 No 14
July 21, 2017

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What you
should know
about online
used-car
sales scams

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Auto insurance
rates in Ontario
rose again
in the second
quarter of 2017

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Lucid Motors
said to have
takeover talks
with Ford

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Trump steel
tariffs could
hurt U.S. autos

_______

What you need
to know before
buying a home
in Florida

_______

2018 Mustang
burnout feature
demonstrated

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Ford found
inspiration
from an F-22
for their F-150
Raptor at the
EAA AirVenture

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How long must
drivers wait for
pedestrians at
crosswalks?

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UAW files
for vote at
Mississippi
Nissan plant

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Driverless
car battle
lines get
blurry

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Ford has
record June
sales in China

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Uniforum
Vol 5 No 13
July 7, 2017

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Detroit’s bid
for respect
is earned,
not given

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Automakers
unlikely to
set a record
with ’17 sales

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Phoenix
emerging
as Mich.
rival for self-
driving tests

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Ford creates
robotics,
artificial
intelligence
team

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Trump hits
South Korea
on auto sales barriers

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Pat Riley &
Mohammed
Zakaria
Retire
July 1, 2017

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June 2017
Articles

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Ford Health
Care Benefit
Booklet
Nov 2016

__________

2017
Government
Benefit Rates

_________

Unifor
Constitution

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Ford Collective
Agreement
Effective
Sept 24, 2012

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Thanksgiving Food Drive & Retirees Luncheon - Friday October 6, 2017

Local 584 Golf Day - Saturday September 30, 2017

Local 584 Kid's Christmas Party - Sunday November 26, 2017

Local 584 Christmas Dance - Saturday December 9, 2017

 

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Wednesday October 4, 2017

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LABOUR DAY 2017
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Retired Worker's Executive


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Resolutions Committee

Local 584 In Toronto

 

PharmaCare


 

Retirees Thanksgiving October 2016

 


Charter

 

Restore PCOLA

PCOLA 1979

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RESTORE PCOLA WEBSITE

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Follow on Twitter/RestorePcola

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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.


Promise campaign

 

 

Blue Oval Connect

Sept 15, 2017

Announcements

 

@Ford North America Digital Magazine Now LiveMagazine
The third edition of the @Ford digital magazine for 2017 is now live online. This volume of the award-winning digital publication features a special section highlighting a century of Ford truck leadership, coverage of how Ford employees had the chance to experience a special total solar eclipse event in their own back yard, profiles of employees past and present who make this company what it is today and much, much more.
Click here to read more.

Ford News

Seat Suit'Seat Suit' Helps Ford, Virginia Tech Study Reactions to Autonomous Vehicles
Researchers of a recent study had quite the dilemma on their hands – how do they simulate a fully self-driving experience without using an actual autonomous vehicle?
To read the full article, click here . 

QualityHeroes of Quality: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at How Ford's Powertrain Quality Team Worked to Earn J.D. Power Best-in-Class Initial Transmission Quality Honors
It wasn't pure luck or coincidence that Ford transmissions went from near worst-in-class for the 2012 model year to best among auto manufacturers today.
To read the full article, click here .

IrmaFord Extends Hurricane Relief Programs to Victims of Irma
Ford Motor Company and its dealers are providing special assistance for Hurricane Irma victims, including first responders, existing customers, and those needing to replace lost or damaged vehicles.
To read the full article, click here.

Global Notes

RSFocus RS Edition Provides More Traction And Driving Appeal
BRENTWOOD, England – The new Focus RS Edition, which features a mechanical Quaife limited-slip differential, is now available to order, providing even more traction and driving appeal for performance driving enthusiasts.
To read the full article, click here.  

TourneoStylish Ford Tourneo Custom Makes Perfect People-Mover for Luxury Business Transport and Tour Operators
DUBAI, UAE. – The dynamic Ford Tourneo Custom offers users a more stylish and car-like people mover with class-leading comfort and best-in-class safety offerings.
To read the full article, click here.  

 

Retiree Connect

Show Us Your Ford
Do you love Ford as much as we do? Show your love for Ford by participating in our Me and My Ford campaign.
How do you enter? It's simple. Send a pic of you and your Ford, with a caption, to blueoval@ford.com. Or post your photo on Twitter or Instagram and tag @AtFordOnline using #FordRetiree #MeandMyFord.
We'll spotlight a new photo each week in the Blue Oval Connect weekly briefing. Let's see those Fords!
Weekly Spotlight
T-Bird

Outside Voices

Ford's New CEO Hints at Ambitious Plans: 'We Don't Want to Cede the Future to Anybody Else'
(Fortune) Some companies take a cookie-cutter approach to selecting their CEOs. They might favor home-grown talent, for instance, or engineers steeped in the company's products, or salespeople who excel at spinning a corporate yarn. The next CEO tends to look like the previous CEO, and will be followed by someone cut from the same cloth.
To see the full report, click here.


Silicon Valley Outpost Offers Lens Into Hackett's Ford
(The Detroit News) For a glimpse into how Ford Motor Co. CEO Jim Hackett thinks, look to the team of engineers inside the Blue Oval's Greenfield Labs not far from here. It's rethinking how people might use transportation in the future.
To read the full article, click here.

 

 

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