Stan Pickthall appointed Canadian GVP

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LL 1975 Executive Body 2016 – 2019

LL 1975 2016 - 2019 Executive

IAM Local 1975 recently elected a new executive for a three year term. Pictured above are Jennifer Wise, Joe Magdic, Ray Wise, Craig Mansell, Dave Bowden, Brenda Bell, Ken Atterbury and Orio Ortins. Absent Brad Ferries.

IAM Local 1975 represents workers at GKN Sinter in St Thomas, Ludachris Hats in Mount Forest and Anago Resources in London.

 

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

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Monthly Local Lodge Meeting

There will be a regular meeting Monday, January 11thth, 2016 at the Back Alley Bar & Grill (formerly the Labour Centre).

Executive meeting starts at 7:00pm with the general membership meeting at 7:30pm. We invite all members to come out.

Recording Secretary

Brenda Bell  

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LL 1863 Champion/Volvo Retirees

We had a Union Brother Gordon Elmer Johnston pass away Dec.30, 2015. Gordon was Hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Grader and Joined the IAM LL 1863 now LL. 1975  in April 27, 1970. and Retired July 29, 1988. Gord worked in Fabrication at the plant. Cremation has taken place and there will be a Celebration of Life in the spring. His Family will be receiving a Bible from LL. 1863 Retiree Club.
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Champion/Volvo – Jim Ryan

Union Brother James Harold (Jim) Ryan passed away Suddenly at his residence, on Sunday November 1, 2015, in his 69th year. Beloved husband of 45 years to Diane (Fraser) Ryan.

He worked at Champion/Volvo and was a member of IAM&AW LL 1863,  now LL 1975.

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LL 1863 (Volvo Goderich Retirees) visit Ojibwa Sub in Port Burwell

Goderich Seniors 2015There was 17 from LL 1863 Retiree Club went on a Ojibwa Submarine  tour Sept. 17, 2015 . in Port Burwell. It was to be a 3 Hr. of the greater Depth tour . It turned out to be a 4 Hr. tour and we had every bit of the ship explained to us and we could spend as much time in each area as what  took to have questions asked and answered . We got a lot of story’s of what went on when the ship was in service. Our guides all had served time on this ship. Everyone was quit enthused with this tour.
John White 
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NEWS FLASH!

IAM DISTRICT LODGE 78

03/18/2015

IAM Business Representative, Kim Valliere reports that two members of Local 901 at Protectolite in Toronto are happy union members. Their grievances were settled just prior to arbitration. As per their collective agreement, the members were moved up one wage level and received retroactive pay for all lost wages.

Protectolite is a manufacturer of composite materials for a variety of industries.

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

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Condolences – 1863 Retiree Club (LL 1975)

Larry Littlechild   Passed away March 9, 2015.   Age 64,    Larry joined the IAM  LL. 1863 now LL 1975   Dec. 8 ,1969.  He was a member working
at Champion/Volvo in Goderich On.  There will be a Celebration of Life at the Royal Canadian Legion 109 ,in Goderich On. March 21, 2015
from 1 – 4  pm. His Wife Glenda  and Family has been given a Bible from the LL 1863 Retiree Club. 
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Condolences

LL. 1863 Union Brothers Passing  (Merged now to LL. 1975 )

Norris Sampson   Born April 20, 1944  Passed away Feb. 15, 2015 ,  He started Champion/Volvo  and  joined IAM. LL 1863  now LL. 1975 in April ,02, 1970  .

William  Dutton  Born Nov. 06, 1952.     Passed away Feb. 21, 2015 , He started at Champion/Volvo  and joined the IAM.   LL 1863 now LL 1975 in June 19, 2000   .

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