Author Archives: Craig Mansell

GVP Stan Pickthall COS Gord Falconer visit GKN Sinter Metals St.Thomas

!AMAW LL 1975 members had a visit from the Canadian Office to the GKN Sinter Metals facility in St.Thomas, Ontario. GVP Stan Pickthall, COS Gord Falconer and DBR Derek Ferguson met with some of the membership on April 19th during … Continue reading

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Condolences Brother Tigert

Union Brother John (“Jack”) Tigert  passed away April 12, 2017, in his 90th year.   Jack was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich ON, Canada, as a Stock Controller, May 22, 1962, at that time becoming a member of … Continue reading

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LL 1975 April Meeting

LL 1975 Union Meeting The will be a regular meeting Monday, April 10th, 2017 at the Back Alley Bar & Grill (formerly the Labour Center). Executive meeting starts at 7:00pm with the general membership meeting at 7:30pm. Nominations will be … Continue reading

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2017 GKN Negotiation Committee

IAM District 78 Directing Business Representative, Derek Ferguson reports that IAM Local 1975 members employed at GKN Sinter Metals in St. Thomas ratified a new three year agreement last week in both the Hourly and Salary Bargaining Units. In addition … Continue reading

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LL 1975 Executive Body 2016 – 2019

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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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

There 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 … Continue reading

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