LL 1975 Union Meeting

There will be a regular meeting Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 at the Back Alley Bar & Grill (formerly the Labour Center).

Executive meeting starts at 7:00pm with the general membership meeting at 7:30pm.

 Recording Secretary

Brenda Bell  

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Condolences to brother Peter Brommer

Union Brother Peter Brommer passed away Sept. 29, 2016.

The Funeral is Oct, 03, 2016  at McGlynn Family Funeral

Home Seaforth On.

Peter was born June ,05, 1938  

Peter was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in

Goderich Ontario  Canada  Oct. 21, 1965.

and joined IAM  LL 1863  now LL 1975  at that time

Peter was  a Stock Controller in Fabrication at the plant.

The family  will receive a Bible from the LL 1863 Retiree Club

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“Make It Fair” campaign

Eric Johnston, member of IAM Local 1975 has been busy in the London, Ontario area working with the Ontario Federation of Labour on the “Make it Fair” campaign. The OFL and other community groups are working together and demanding sweeping changes to Ontario’s labour laws and a $15 minimum wage.  Eric has been actively representing the IAM on that campaign.

Well done brother! 

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IAM LL1863 Volvo (LL 1975) Brother Ed Tonks

We had a Union Brother,  Ed Tonks  passed away Sept. 12, 2016.

Ed started Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich Ontario

And joined the IAM  LL 1863 now LL 1975  in April ,5, 1970.

Worked  in the Machine Shop. Ed was born in Nov. 29, 1924

 He was 91 years old.  There was a Cremation.  The private family

service  took place at Gilchrist Chapel in Guelph Ontario.

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Brother Charles Carmen Knox – LL 1863 Champion/Volvo Graders

We had a IAM  LL 1863/1975  Union Brother Charles Carmen Knox  pass away  June 24, 2016 at 73 years old. Charles was hired at Champion/Volvo and joined the IAM on Feb. 12, 1973. as a Machinist. There will be a grave side service at the Maitland Cemetery June 28, 2016  There will be a bible sent to the family from the LL 1863 Retiree Club.
Charles was on the executive of LL 1863 for many years and on the LL 1863 Hall Board also.  Charles took on the presidents job when we started the LL 1863 Retiree Club for a while. Charles took the IAMAW Union very seriously in all the
Union positions he held over the years at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich On. Canada
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Retiree Brother Reginald Earl Dick

IAM LL 1863/1975 Union Brother Reginald Earl Dick passed away May 31, 2016 . He was in his 72nd year. Reginald was hired at Champion /Volvo Motor Graders and joined the IAM on Dec. 10, 1984 as a fitter. Reg’s funeral was held at St. James Catholic Church in Seaforth on Sat. June 4, 2016. There will be a Bible sent to the family from the LL 1863 Retiree Club.

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Retiree Club Meeting – District 78

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From the LL 1863 Retiree Club there was the president John Stadelmann & wife Sharon and
past president John White & wife Barbara went to a District 78 Retiree club meeting on
May 9,2016 . It was mainly to let District 78 get to meet the LL 1863 Retiree Clubs new
President John Stadelmann. We were given a very nice lunch there and a good meet and great.
It was a District 78 ,club election day ,but it was nice to see the new elected officers. Very nice visit.
By John White
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1863 Retirees President

1863 President Retirees Club

On March 9, 2016, President John White (left) welcomed John Stadelmann as the new President of the Local Lodge 1863 Retirees club.

After more than 10 years as President, John was proud to swear in, and pass the gavel to incoming President John Stadelmann.

We wish both John White and John Stadelmann all the best for the future.

 

Good Jobs. Better Lives. Unions stand up for Fairness!

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March 2016 1975 Local Lodge Meeting

*LL 1975 Union Meeting*

There will be a regular meeting Monday, March 14th, 2016 at the Back Alley Bar & Grill (formerly the Labour Center).

Executive meeting starts at 7:00pm with the general membership meeting at 7:30pm.

The Collective Agreement states that the Canada Day (July 1st) public/statutory holiday will TBA (to be determined). The company has tentatively determined this to be observed on Monday, July 4th.

There will be some discussion on this. We invite all members to come out and partake in this discussion. Remember – YOU ARE THE UNION.

Recording Secretary

Brenda Bell

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Stan Pickthall appointed Canadian GVP

http://iamaw.ca/node/2192.

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