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Unifor PEL


March 26, 2024 0 comments Local, News, Uncategorized

Unifor Education CentreAt Unifor there is an emphasis on education. The Paid Education Leave program (PEL) is a fund negotiated in our collective bargaining—Article 29.13. It is used to develop and offer courses on topics relating to workers’ experiences, assist in building […]

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SCHOLARSHIPS 2024


March 22, 2024 0 comments Local, News

The Scholarship Committee is now taking applications for 4 local scholarships.  To be eligible, you must be enrolled in a full-time post-secondary education program at an accredited educational institute in Canada.  You must also be a child of/under the guardianship […]

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Annual Local Meeting 2024


February 29, 2024 0 comments Local, News

Below are the resolutions put forward for the 2024 Annual Local Meeting. 2024 Resolutions In accordance with Article 18 of the Unifor Local 2289 By-laws, the Annual Local Meeting will be held April 18-19, 2024 in Truro, Nova Scotia. Please […]

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February 12, 2024 0 comments Local, News, Uncategorized

The following is the response from Unifor National regarding the announcement on Thursday, Feb 8, regarding job cuts:

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Committee Results


September 19, 2023 0 comments Local, News, Uncategorized

We would like to welcome the following members to the positions below: Safety Representative (CHSC): Paul Burke Women’s Advocate: Mary-Lynn Chittick Human Right’s Committee:  Will Sweeney—Young Worker           Lorna Bowden—Worker of ColourTracy Emery—Women         Lukas Gould—AboriginalLGBTQ—VacantWorkers with Disabilities—Vacant Scholarship Committee:  RJ MacNeil—District 1Tracy Emery—District […]

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Scholarship Winners


August 9, 2023 0 comments Local, News

We are pleased to announce the 2023 winners of the Unifor Local 2289 scholarships.

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2023 Election Results


June 21, 2023 0 comments Local, News

To the membership, The results of the 2023 Union Election are now available. 60% of the membership voted, and here are the successful candidates for the Executive Board: PresidentRobert Bower Vice PresidentDavid Fortner Secretary/TreasurerWendy Bradley Reynolds Regional Director – District 1Derek […]

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Unifor National Scholarship


May 26, 2023 0 comments Did you know?, News

Greetings! Please note that the deadline to apply for a Unifor Scholarship is fast approaching! Each year Unifor awards 28 scholarships of $2,000 to children of Unifor members and a Unifor member entering their first year of post-secondary studies. More […]

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2023 Union Elections


March 16, 2023 0 comments Local, News

2023 UNION ELECTIONS Nominations will take place during regular unit meetings during the month of April, 2023, or if no meeting is held please forward your name to the union office at reception@unifor2289.ca for nomination by April 30, 2023.  Call for nominations […]

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Scholarships 2023


March 1, 2023 0 comments Local, News

The Scholarship Committee is now taking applications for 4 local scholarships.  To be eligible, you must be enrolled in a full-time post-secondary education program at an accredited educational institute in Canada.  You must also be a child of/under the guardianship […]

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