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IMPORTANT – Benefits Update

I would like to share as the result of the Covid-19 pandemic the Company is going over and above their contractual obligations and are providing a benefit continuance while on layoff until May 30, 2020. This will provide members a … Continue reading

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Member Information

We recognize many members contact information may have changed or you may not be signed up for regular communications from the Canadian Office. Please fill out the form below to update your contact information with the local lodge.

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IAMAW Canadian Covid 19 Information and Support

If you are looking for support or information regarding covid-19 please refer to the following website. http://www.iamaw.ca/covid-19-news/ If you are having difficulties finding answers to your questions about how to access EI and what it provides please call Allison Skinner … Continue reading

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Day of Mourning

On Sunday, April 28, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., the Huron District Labour Council held a Day of Mourning event at the Workers Monument, Gloucester Terrace, Goderich, across from the Historic Gaol. Co-ordinator, Jim Vance of UNIFOR introduced guest speakers from … Continue reading

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Obituary – Leger Caza

Union Brother Leger Caza passed away April 15, 2019 in his 96th year. Leger was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, Ontario, Canada in the Maintenance Dept. as a Janitor Sweeper on May, 11, 1970, and at that time became … Continue reading

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Obituary – Jeff Bissett

Union Brother Jeff Bissett passed away November 21, 2018 at the age of 50 years. Jeff was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich Ontario, Canada, May 20, 1986 in the Welding Dept. at that time becoming a member of … Continue reading

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Obituary – William Robert Rodger

Union Brother William Robert Rodger passed away September 16, 2018, in his 86th year. William was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich Ontario, Canada, December 7, 1970 in the Finished Products Dept. and at that time became a member … Continue reading

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*** ATTENTION *** Local Meeting Date Change

Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, the next 1975 local lodge meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 9th, 2018. The general meeting will commence at 7:30pm.

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Obituary – Brother Karl Sartori

Union Brother Karl Sartori passed away September 7, 2018, in his 91st year. Karl was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, May 16, 1966, in the Machine Shop and at that time became a member of IAM&AW … Continue reading

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Obituary – Howie Gottschalk

Local 1975 is sad to announce the passing of another Union Brother. Howie Gottschalk, passed away July 2, 2018 at the age of 68, after a short but courageous fight with cancer. Howie was hired at Champion/Volvo Motor Graders in … Continue reading

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