It is the responsibility of Unifor Local 848 to represent its members at the bargaining table and for legitimate grievances against the employer and for other reasons as deemed appropriate by the members from time to time. It is the policy of Unifor to not represent members who move to positions within the company that are “beyond the scope of the (collective) agreement” as such representation that is incompatible with the Labour Relations Act. Positions “beyond the scope of the agreement” are deemed to be the Operations Co-ordinator and Operations Shift Co-ordinator jobs. It may include other similar positions depending on the department and any other positions as identified by the membership from time to time.
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- Unifor dedicates Walk for Alzheimer's events to Bob WhiteOn January 21 Unifor members and leaders took part in the Walk for Alzheimer’s in St. Catherines, Ontario, dedicating it to Bob White, the first President of the Canadian Auto Workers who passed away early last year after battling the disease. This was one of a handful of events that took place this month, with […]
- Facts on Unifor’s disaffiliation from the CLCDownload the PDF Why did Unifor leave the CLC? This dispute is about the governance of the Canadian Labour Congress and its failure to prevent attacks on workers from their U.S.-based unions. The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) has rules in place to ensure workers have democratic rights, and that Canadian members of U.S. unions have […]
- Solidarity with Tim Hortons workers and all not yet unionized workersUnifor members across the country will be taking part in the national day of action on January 19 in support of Tim Hortons workers who have had their benefits and working conditions unilaterally removed by their employer. This is an important solidarity action to defend the rights of workers. As a union and as individual […]